Ballintubber defeated Davitts by 3-7 to 0-9 in this Senior League Div1A game played in Ballindine on Sunday. Both teams lined out without a number of regulars and amazingly after eighteen minutes of play, neither side had managed to score. Ballintubber then hit 1-2 in the space of three minutes and added on a further goal and a point before the break to lead by 2-3 to 0-0 at halftime.
Davitts came to life in the second half and showed their true form. Urged on by Johnno Clarke, Alan Roche, Paul Carey and Josh Ronayne (the game’s standout forward), they took the game to the visitors. The homeside had fine points from Josh Ronayne (6), Andrew Peters, Fearghal McGrath and Seamus Roche to narrow the gap but the damage had been done in the first half.
Davitts: David Mitchell, Colm Roche, Cathal Higgins, Brian Clarke, Johnno Clarke, Alan Roche, James Cummins, Ronan McNamara, Michael Waldron, Josh Ronayne (0-6), Paul Carey, Keith Prendergast, Andrew Peters (0-1), Fearghal McGrath (0-1), Seamus Roche (0-1).