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Junior C Championship Round 2 V Simonstown

posted 10 May 2012, 07:42 by Unknown user

Duleek/Bellewstown travelled to Rathkenny to take on Simonstown in the second round of the Junior C Championship.

Duleek/Bellewstown found themselves 2 goals behind after just 7 minutes - points from Raymond Hamilton (0-2 ), Tony Andrews (0-2) and Shane Crosby (0-1) left the minimum between the sides approaching half-time, however Simonstown registered a further 3 points to leave the score Duleek Bellewstown 0-5 – Simonstown 2-3 at the break


Half Time: Duleek/Bellewstown 0-05 Simonstown 2-03

On the restart points were exchanged with Tony Andrews scoring for Duleek-Bellewstown.  Simonstown registered another 3 points to leave 7 points between the teams.     Again points were exchanged through Shane Crosby 0-1 and Tony Andrews from a free which left the score 2-9 to 0-8 in favour of Simonstown with 5 minutes remaining.   However Duleek/Bellewstown  didn’t lie down and goals in quick succession from Robbie Clarke and Alan O’Brien left just the minimum between the sides with full time approaching.   Indeed Duleek/Bellewstown had an opportunity of getting a point out of the match after being awarded a free in the final seconds, which they failed to convert, but can take great heart from a good spirited performance.


Best for Duleek/Bellewstown were in defence Fergal Connor, Karl Reilly, Ciaran McGroggan, the half back line of Eoin Morris, Sean Kennedy, Ryan Cooney, Simon Walsh and Robbie Clarke at midfield and Tony Andrews, Ray Hamilton and Shane Crosby in attack.

Full Time: Duleek/Bellewstown 2-08 Simonstown 2-09

Duleek/Bellewstown Team:


Fergal Connor, George Martin, Karl Reilly, Joey Joyce, Ryan Cooney, Sean Kennedy, Eoin

Morris, Simon Walsh, Robbie Clarke (1-0), Raymond Hamilton (0-2), Tony Andrews (0-4), Ciaran McGroggan, Gareth Reilly, Seamus Curley, Aaron Reilly.


Subs: Shane Crosby (0-2) for Joey Joyce, Jamie Heavey for Eoin Morris, Alan O Brien (1-0) for Gareth Reilly, Darren Arnold for Seamus Curley.