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July 17, 2015

Juniors v Ballycastle – Match Report

Davitts Junior team recorded a fine 2-19 to 1-8 victory over Ballycastle in Ballindine on Sunday. After an evenly matched first half the home side pulled away in the final quarter with an impressive all round team display.

A fine Shane Treacy goal in the 20th minute and some lovely points from Evan Ronayne (2), Aidan McTigue (2), Liam Noone (2) and Gerald Griffin gave Davitts a three point lead at the interval, 1-7 to 1-4.

Ballycastle started the second half well and had reduced the deficit to a single point when Gerald Griffin struck for a crucial second goal. Davitts introduced five strong subs after this as the Ballycastle challenge petered out. Shane Treacy, Evan Ronayne, Aidan McTigue, Gerald Griffin, Mark Ronayne and Matthew Trench added points as Liam Kearns showed his class firing over six fine points in the final quarter.

Patrick Keadin, Lawrence Daly and Martin Cosgrove were superb in the Davitts backline as was midfielder Sean Waldron. The whole attack moved impressively with Shane Treacy, Aidan McTigue, Gerald Griffin and Liam Kearns in top form.

Davitts: Micheal Mangan, Patrick Keadin, Brian Clarke, Lawrence Daly, Tommy Clarke, John Costello, Martin Cosgrove, Sean Waldron, William Freeley, Seamus Roche, Liam Noone (0-2), Evan Ronayne (0-3), Shane Treacy (1-1), Aidan McTigue (0-3), Gerald Griffin (1-2). Subs used: Matthew Trench (0-1), Liam Kearns (0-6), Gearoid Lyons, Mark Ronayne (0-1), Padraig Mangan.

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