U-21’s continue unbeaten Championship run with victory over Lahardane
Davitts U-21 team defeated Lahardane by 2-16 to 3-5 in the C Championship in Bofeenaun on Tuesday evening. Davitts, who already qualified for the quarter finals, needed to avoid defeat to top the group, and set about their task from the throw in. Josh Ronayne, the game’s standout player, led the charge up front scoring 2-10 in an outstanding display. Davitts led by 1-9 to 0-0 at half time and extended that lead before relaxing in the final ten minutes. Davitts were without star players David Mitchell, Andrew Peters, Michael Waldron, Gerard McWalter and Darren Connolly on this occasion but their teammates worked extremely hard and the team will approach the knock out stages of this competition full of confidence.
As well as Josh Ronayne, Davitts had terrific performers in Donal and Mark Ronayne, Brian Clarke, Jason Connolly, Cathal Higgins, Darragh Halligan, Clive Hennigan (team captain in the absence of David Mitchell) and Thomas Waldron.
Davitts team: Michael Clarke, Donie Ronayne, Brian Clarke, William Freeley, Cathal Higgins, Jason Connolly (0-1), Sean Waldron, Mark Ronayne (0-1), Darragh Halligan, Clive Hennigan (0-2), Tommy Clarke, Josh Ronayne (2-10), Thomas Waldron (0-1). Subs used: Liam Noone (0-1), Gearoid Lyons, James Prendergast and Caolan Devane.