Juniors v Shrule Glencorrib – Match Report
Davitts Junior team travelled to Glencorrib on Sunday evening to play Shrule Glencorrib in the County B Championship. After a tentative first half display, Davitts powered on in the second half to win by 3-15 to 1-10.
Davitts were nervous looking in the opening minutes and a fortuitous goal from the homeside in the fifth minute didn’t help but the influential Paul Carey settled the nerves with a tenth minute goal after good work from Sean Waldron and Shane Mitchell. Good points from Liam Noone (4), Mattie Trench (2), Paul Carey (2) and JP Kirrane left Davitts ahead by 1-9 to 1-7 at the break.
Davitts moved through the gears in the second half with man of the match William Freeley and his midfield partner Sean Waldron controlling the possession in the middle of the field. The forwards began to run riot with subs Shane Treacy and Gerald Griffin injecting a lot of pace and urgency up front. Davitts added two more goals from William Freeley, with Sean Waldron providing the spectacular assist, and Martin Cosgrove after an incisive passing move involving several players, to put the game out of reach of Shrule Glencorrib. Davitts second half point scorers were Gerald Griffin (2), Liam Noone and Shane Treacy (3).
This was a very good team effort from Davitts with all of the 21 players contributing to the win. Padraig Mangan, Lawrence Daly, William Freeley, Sean Waldron, Paul Carey, Liam Noone, Mattie Trench, Shane Treacy and Gerald Griffin were outstanding.
Davitts: David Mitchell, Patrick Keadin, Padraig Mangan, Lawrence Daly, JP Kirrane (0-1), Martin Cosgrove (1-0), Sean Waldron, William Freeley (1-0), Seamus Roche, Paul Carey (1-2), Micheal Mangan, Liam Noone (0-5), Shane Mitchell, Mattie Trench (0-2). Subs used: Shane Treacy (0-3), Donal Ronayne, Gerald Griffin (0-2), Brian Clarke, John Kilkenny, Carlos O’Gara.