Minors v Westport – Match Report
Davitts 2-10 Westport 3-4
Davitts Minors got their League campaign off to a great start with a hard earned three point victory over Westport in Bekan on Wednesday evening. There wasn’t a lot between the two sides and the result was in doubt right up to the final whistle. It was all square at half time, Davitts 0-6, Westport 1-3, with Shane Treacy, Patrick Keadin, Padraig Mangan, Ritchie O Connor and Evan Ronayne (2) hitting the target.
Early second half points from Padraig Mangan and Dylan Higgins were followed by a fine Gerald Griffin goal after good work from Ritchie O Connor and Evan Ronayne, to put Davitts five points ahead. Westport fought back and levelled the game again with two cracking goals. Davitts influencial midfielder Padraig Mangan goaled with ten minutes remaining and points from Jack Rodgers and sub Cathal Hennelly ensured a winning start.
Best players for Davitts were the outstanding Dylan Keadin, Dylan Higgins, Michael and Padraig Mangan, Patrick Keadin, Shane Treacy and Gerald Griffin.
Davitts: Caolann Mullee, Dylan Higgins (0-1), Dylan Keadin, John Kilkenny, Michael Mangan, Jack Rodgers (0-1), Padraig Mangan (1-2), Seanie Bourke, Patrick Keadin (0-1), Ritchie O Connor (0-1), Evan Ronayne (0-2), Shane Treacy (0-1), Gerald Griffin (1-0). Subs used: Cathal Hennelly (0-1), Jamie Mullee.