Ballindine, Co. Mayo

March 18, 2012

U-16’s v Louisburgh – Match Report

Davitts U-16 team got their Div 4 league campaign off to an impressive start in Ballindine on Sunday, beating Louisburgh by 4-16 to 2-5. Davitts did most of the damage in the first half, aided by the wind, and thanks to four superb goals via Cathal Hennelly, Gerard Griffin (2) and Richie O Connor, led by 4-10 to 0-1 at halftime.

The homeside relaxed somewhat in the second half and Louisburgh to their credit battled hard right up to the final whistle.

Davitts had stars all over the field with Dylan Keadin and Michael Mangan outstanding in defence, getting good assistance from Dylan Higgins, Denis Fahy, Seanie Burke and Thomas Monaghan.

Padraig Mangan and Jack Rodgers controlled the midfield sector while in a slick attack the talented Cathal Hennelly, Mikie Devane, Evan Ronayne, Richie O Connor and Gerard Griffin all excelled.

Davitts team: Thomas Monaghan, Dylan Keadin, Dylan Higgins, Denis Fahy, Michael Mangan (0-1), Seanie Burke, Padraig Mangan (0-1), Jack Rodgers (1-3), Mikie Devane (0-3), Cathal Hennelly (1-4), Evan Ronayne (0-2), Gerard Griffin (2-2), Richie O Connor. Subs used: Shane Treacy, Lorcan Diskin and Conor Macken.

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