Ballindine, Co. Mayo

March 14, 2016

U-16s v Burrishoole – Match Report

Davitts and Burrishoole played out a very entertaining U-16 Division 3 League match in Ballindine on Sunday with Davitts just edging it, 3-9 to 3-8. Burrishoole, playing into the wind, got off to a flying start and they led by 1-3 to 0-1 after ten minutes. This could have got much worse for the homeside but for a string of excellent saves by goalie Shane Cummins. Two fine goals courtesy of Shane Waldron and Niall Treacy brought Davitts back into the game as Burrishoole led by 2-5 to 2-4 at halftime. Davitts played much better in a very exciting second half. The play swung from end to end but a late penalty converted by Cian Naughton after Niall Treacy was fouled swung the game in the homeside’s favour.

Davitts had outstanding performers in Shane Cummins, Dimitri Trench, David Devane, Niall Kearns, Cian Naughton, Stephen Nyland, Niall Treacy and Fenton Kelly.

Davitts: Shane Cummins, Jordan Flanagan, Oisin O’Connor, Takeshi Kilkenny, Dimitri Trench, David Devane, Niall Kearns (0-1), Cian Naughton (1-1), James Ruane, Dean Moran (0-2), Stephen Nyland (0-4), Niall Treacy (1-1), Shane Waldron (1-0). Sub used: Fenton Kelly.

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