D J draws the crowds

The crowd was well up for this North Junior A hurling Champoinship ,  D J Carey was the draw for many of the neutrals. Played in Benettsbridge on a lovely evening for hurling  the sides were level at the break at five points each. The tempo increased with Young Irelands scoring a goal and point  to go four points clear a goal from Dermot Lalor levelled matters. The Gowran side pulled away again and looked set for victory but a penalty was dispatched to the net by Stephen Murphy to draw the game. Final score 2-7 to 1-10.

Team Eugene Maher, Niall Moran, Geoff Doyle, David Dooley, Damien Maher, Bryan Byrne, Nicky Purcell, Michael Mulhall, Kieran Kelly 0-1, Stephen Murphy 1-3, Tom Morrissey, Ciaran Brennan, Damien Tynan, Brian Mulhall, Dermot Lalor 1-3.

Subs John Haughney (used),Thomas Walsh (used).David Tynan, Mark Murphy,Eoin O Mahony, Shane Egan,  Jamie Heffernan.

Selectors Breda Tynan, Richard Nolan, Lilian Holohan.

First Aid Robert Shore.

Ref. John Minogue