Davitts v Hollymount-Carramore – Match Report
Hollymount-Carramore snatched a draw from the jaws of defeat with two injury time frees in this O’Mara Cup first round tie played in Ballindine on Sunday. Davitts, playing with the assistance of the wind, led by 1-5 to 0-4 at halftime, the goal coming from David McDonagh after great work by Michael Waldron, Liam Kearns and Seamus Roche. Davitts first half tally was completed by Ronan McNamara with three long range points and one each from Paul Carey and Fearghal McGrath.
Davitts appeared to be holding on for a victory with points from the outstanding McNamara (2), Seamus Roche and Liam Kearns, but those late Hollymount Carramore frees ensured a share of the spoils. Both teams were short a number of regulars and a draw was probably the fairest result.
Outstanding for Davitts were David Mitchell, who made some superb saves, Donal Ronayne, Kevin Gallagher, Michael Waldron, James Cummins, Paul Carey, Seamus Roche, Darren Connolly and man of the match Ronan McNamara.
Davitts: David Mitchell, Donal Ronayne, Michael Ronayne, Kevin Gallagher, Michael Waldron, James Cummins, Mark Ronayne, Paul Carey (0-1), Ronan McNamara (0-5), Keith Prendergast, Fearghal McGrath (0-1), Liam Kearns (0-1), Seamus Roche (0-1), David McDonagh (1-0), Richie Kilkenny. Sub used: Darren Connolly.