BALLINACOURTY WIN LOCAL DERBY
BALLINACOURTY 1-13 DUNGARVAN 2-9
A BRIGHT START BY Ballinacourty in Knockanore on Sunday afternoon and a second half goal by Eoin Ahern went a long way to edging local rivals Dungarvan out of a quarter final spot in the Western IFC and sending them into a relegation battle with Shamrocks in two weeks time.
‘Courty led by 0-9 to 1-4 at half time and increased their advantage after the break before Dungarvan fought back to leave just 0-1 the difference at the final whistle.
Ballinacourty : Eoin Kiely 0-4 (0-3 F), Eoin Ahern 1-0, Tiernan Murray 0-3 (0-1 F), Danny Reynolds 0-2 (0-1 F), Seán Callaghan 0-2, Billy O’Connell 0-2.
Dungarvan : Jack Lacey 1-3, Eoin O Callaghan 1-0, Michael Kiely 0-3, Colm Curran, Brian Curran and Gary Donnolly 0-1 each.
Ballinacourty : Stephen Enright; Aidan Higgins, Patrick Fitzgerald, Fionn Ó Murchú; Billy O’Connell, Colin Foley, Mark Twomey; Shane Ahern, David Hickey; Brian Callaghan, Tiernan Murray, Seán Callaghan; Danny Reynolds, Eoin Ahern, Eoin Kiely. Subs: Cathal Sweeney for Eoin Kiely, Cian O’Riordan for Colin Foley, Micheál Dwyer for Danny Reynolds.
Dungarvan : Robbie Wall Oisin Morrissey, Mikey Burke, Brian Curran; Kealan Daly, Jack Fitzgewrald, Joe Duggan; Colm Curran, John Curran; Gary Donnolly, Conor Sheridan, Jack Lacey; Eoin O Callaghan, Michael Kiely, Gavin Christopher. Subs : Gabriel McGovern, Sean Hyslop, Kevin Crotty.
Referee : Dessie O Leary (Erins Own).