Junior A Hurling Championship: July 8, 2011

posted 14 Jul 2011, 14:21 by Paul Naughton   [ updated 14 Jul 2011, 14:56 ]

Sarsfields 1-11    Ballinasloe 0-3 

Sarsfields recorded an 11 point win over Ballinasloe in their second match of this years Junior A Championship played in Killimor on Friday evening. Sarsfields started brightly and but found scores hard to come by due to the bad conditions. Two frees from Cyril Murray as well as points from Eanna Dolan, Padraig Forde, Cathal Kelly and Gerard Dolan gave Sarsfields a 0-6 to 0-1 half time lead. It could have been even better for Sarsfields as Johnathon Skehill was denied a great goal chance just before half time. Sarsfields dominated the second half but continued to miss a lot of chances. Seamus Doyle scored a great goal late in the game which ensured Sarsfields held on for a comfortable 1-11 to 0-3 victory.

The scorers for Sarsfields were Seamus Doyle 1-1, Cyril Murray 0-3 (0-3 frees), Padraig Forde 0-2, Cathal Kelly 0-2, Johnathon Skehill 0-1, Eanna Dolan 0-1 and Gerard Dolan 0-1.

The team was Seamus Keane, Shane Dolan, Briain McLoughlin, Kevin Ward, David Connaughton, Padraig Murray, Eamon Cleary, Gerard McMahon, Padraig Forde, Gerard Dolan, Cathal Kelly, Seamus Doyle, Eanna Dolan, Cyril Murray and Johnathon Skehill. Subs:  Cathal Kelly (Bullaun) for Gerard Dolan and Rory Murray for Cyril Murray.

Reported by Cathal Murray

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