Junior A first out

St Martins Junior A team were the first team  to represent our club in any competition for 2012. The venue was Comerfort Park in  Coon , it was the visitors from Graigue-Ballycallan who were the victors in this Junior A League  game . Wind assisted Graigue built up agood lead in the first half 0-11 to 1-2 our goal coming from Pauric Haughney close to the break. Martins re- started well  to cut the lead to three points after ten minutes, a goal  from a long range free by Shane Kinsella who along with Shane Egan were  making  good  debuts at this level of hurling helped in cutting the lead. Ciaran Brennan while kneeling on the ground recovering from a heavy knock thirty metres out pointed  for a great score after twenty minutes. Two further goals by the the visitors saw them regain control of the game and run out winners 2-18 to 2-8 .

Team Mark Murphy,Aidan Murphy, Nicholas Purcell, Thomas Walsh, David Dooley, Aidan Lalor, Shane Egan,Ruari Kinsella, Martin Dowling, Tom Morrissey,Pauric Haughney 1-2,Ciaran Brennan 0-2,John Haughney, Damien Tynan 0-2, Eugene Maher.

Subs Shane Kinsella 1-3, Eoin Mahony (used),Sean Meany(used),James Callinan, Donal Shore.

Selectors Seamus Tynan ,John Ryan , John Buggy Dick Dooley.

24 March 2012