Ballindine, Co. Mayo

September 27, 2018

U-15s v Eastern Gaels – Match Report

Davitts U-15’s had a convincing 5-18 to 0-5 away win over Eastern Gaels in the County League Div 2 on Sunday morning. Eastern Gaels opened the scoring with a third minute point but Davitts crashed home three goals in the first quarter, a superb individual effort from Fentan Kelly and two from Jack Devane, the first after great work from Thomas Ronayne and the second after John Wallace created the chance. They added six points to their total before the break with the homeside shooting three to leave Davitts ahead by 3-6 to 0-4 at halftime.

With Davitts being assisted by the wind in the second half Eastern Gaels faced a mammoth task to get back into the game. They had a lot of possession but found the Davitts defence very hard to breach with Micheal Hett, Brian Og McTigue, John Wallace, Thomas Ronayne and Brian Birmingham all in excellent form in front of Tristan Diskin, a solid keeper.

Davitts added two further goals with Jack Devane completing his hat-trick and sub Jack Melvin grabbing the fifth late on.

Davitts hard working midfield partnership of Fentan Kelly (1-5) and Fionan Gallagher (0-1) worked superbly in this game ensuring a steady supply of ball for their impressive forwards.

Jack Devane (3-7) was lethal in attack with Cathal Corless (0-3), Dylan Gallagher (0-2), Davey Hennessy and Joe Prendergast all combining well.

The subs introduced, Jack Melvin (1-0), Bon Glynn, Brian Eagney, Mark Birmingham and Ian Prendergast all played their part in a fine victory.

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