Seniors v Kiltane – Match Report
Davitts hosted Kiltane in the Michael Walsh Senior League and were defeated by 4-15 to 2-12 after an entertaining game played in difficult conditions on Sunday. The game marked the return of Davitts forward Michael Conroy after a long absence due to injuries, and he showed up well while getting some much needed game time.
Kiltane played with the wind in the opening half and built up a 2-10 to 0-4 lead at the break with their forwards looking very sharp. Liam Kearns (2), Michael Conroy and Paul Carey were on target for Davitts.
Davitts started the second half well with a Keith Prendergast goal and points from sub Shane Treacy and Liam Kearns in the opening three minutes. A Kiltane goal in the 4th minute extended their lead but Davitts fought hard and were awarded a penalty which Liam Kearns converted. Kearns added two more points and Shane Treacy, Thomas Waldron, Ronan McNamara and Aidan McTigue all pointed before the finish but Kiltane were full value for their win and they advance to the quarter final.
Davitts had encouraging displays from James Cummins, Ronan McNamara, Liam Kearns, Paul Carey, Shane Treacy and Thomas Waldron.
Davitts: Adrian McNamara, Patrick Keadin, Padraig Mangan, Lawrence Daly, Johnno Clarke, James Cummins, Martin Cosgrove, Ronan McNamara (0-1), Keith Prendergast (1-0), Liam Noone, Liam Kearns (1-5), Michael Conroy (0-1), Mattie Trench, Paul Carey (0-1), Aidan McTigue (0-1). Subs used: Shane Treacy (0-2), Thomas Waldron (0-1), Ger McWalter, Tommy Clarke, David Mitchell.