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April 5, 2019

U-16s v Knockmore – Match Report

Davitts hosted Knockmore in the third round of the Div 1 U-16 League on Tuesday evening with the sides ending up level 2-6 each after a game played in difficult wet and windy conditions.

Davitts dominated most of the game and led by six points with the game entering injury time but the visitors conjured up an amazing finish, scoring two goals in the last minute, to get themselves a most unlikely draw.

A superb Jack Devane goal after a move involving Cathal Corless, Bon Glynn and Joe Prendergast, and another by the impressive Cathal Corless, helped Davitts to an interval lead of 2-2 to 0-5.

Davitts, wind assisted in the second half, squandered several chances. They shot wide after wide while dominating the play and were made to pay a heavy price as the battling Knockmore lads snatched those two late goals.

Davitts had fine performers in Micheal Hett, Thomas Ronayne, Brian Birmingham, Fenton Kelly, Cathal Corless and Bon Glynn.

Davitts: Tristan Diskin, Brian Og McTigue, Micheal Hett, Sean Keadin, John Wallace, Thomas Ronayne, Brian Birmingham, Fenton Kelly, Fionan Gallagher, Joe Prendergast (0-1), Cathal Corless (1-3), Bon Glynn (0-1), Jack Melvin, Jack Devane (1-1), Davy Hennessy.

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