Ballindine, Co. Mayo

July 25, 2012

U-16’s v Aghamore – Match Report

Davitts U-16 team produced a fantastic performance in the Championship on Tuesday evening when travelling to Aghamore and defeating the homeside by 5-8 to 4-7 after a pulsating game of football. Aghamore started brightly and led by 2-1 to 0-0 after five minutes before Evan Ronayne goaled to settle the Davitts lads. The home team led by 3-4 to 2-2 at the break, Richie O Connor the scorer of the second Davitts goal.

Shane Treacy and man of the match Jack Rodgers pointed early in the second half and Rodgers goaled superbly to level the match. The game ebbed and flowed but Davitts finished stronger and a fourth goal by Gerald Griffin clinched the win. This game was a tremendous advert for football with both teams playing hard but fair football, with a lot of attacking flair.

Best for Davitts were Dylan Keadin, Padraig and Michael Mangan, Jack Rodgers, Seanie Burke, while all five forwards worked tirelessly and their movement and link up play was a joy to behold.

Davits team: Caolan Mullee, Dylan Keadin, Dylan Higgins, Seanie Burke, Michael Mangan, Denis Og Fahy, Padraig Mangan, Jack Rodgers (2-2), Evan Ronayne (1-4), Gerald Griffin (1-0), Mikey Devane, Shane Treacy (0-1), Richie O Connor (1-0). Sub used: Jamie Mullee (0-1).

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