First points

St. Martins picked up their first points of the Senior League Championship when they beat Clara. Played in Gowran in a gale both sides had difficulties finding their range early on . Martins finished the half the stronger and a good move involving John Mulhall who passed to Eoin McGrath who in turn set up a goal scoring  oppertunity for John Maher  who finished to the corner of the net giving the Clara goalie no chance.A vital score as Clara were well in the game, half time score !-4 to 0-3.Martins defence and midfield countinued  with a great workrate getting a good supply to the forwards who added the points,final score 1-13 to 0-8.

Team Colin McGrath, Shane Cadigan, Patrick Nolan, Oliver Walsh, Alan Murphy, James Dowling, Ronan Maher, Brian Byrne, Damien Maher, John Mulhall0-3,  Eoin Mcgrath, Joseph Maher 0-3,Thomas Breen 0-1, John Maher 1-6, Robert Shore.

Subs Stephen Murphy, Shane Coonan (used),Noel Darcy (used),James Maher, Brendan Maher, Aidan Lalor, Michael Mulhall, Michael Morrissey, Pauric Haughney, Martin Dowling, Paddy Dowling, Brian Cadigan, Paul Maher, Luke Maher, David Breen,Aidan Murphy, Rory Kinsella, Niall Moran (inj.),Kieran Kelly(inj.).

Manager Sean O Neill.

Skills Coach Niall Moloney.

Selectors,John mcGrath, Jonny Brennan, Brendan Morrissey.

First Aid Dermot Lalor.

Ref.Eddie Crowley.

8 May 2011