U-16’s v St. Gerards – Match Report
Davitts U-16 team maintained their 100% winning record in the league, defeating St. Gerards by 3-13 to 3-8 in Carramore on Tuesday evening. Davitts struggled for long periods in this match with the St. Gerards goalkeeper performing heroics, and the sides were level at halftime, St. Gerards 2-3, Davitts 1-6, the Davitts goal coming via midfielder Jack Rodgers after a sweeping move.
An early St. Gerards goal had Davitts under pressure in the second half but the team showed great spirit to hang on and finish the game out well. Davitts trailed by three points with five minutes remaining but a tremendous Gerard Griffin goal, after excellent work by the outstanding Seanie Burke, left the sides level. Griffin goaled again before the finish as Davitts ended the game in style, gaining another two very hard earned league points.
In this game Davitts best players were Dylan Keadin, Dylan Higgins, Seanie Burke, Padraig Mangan, Jack Rodgers, Evan Ronayne and Gerard Griffin.
Davitts team: Thomas Monaghan, Dylan Keadin, Dylan Higgins, Denis Fahy, Michael Mangan, Seanie Burke, Padraig Mangan (0-6), Jack Rodgers (1-2), Evan Ronayne (0-3), Mikie Devane, Gerard Griffin (2-2), Richie O Connor, Shane Treacy. Subs used: Kieran Waldron, Cathal Hennelly.