Junior Hurling League Rd.2 vs. Clara

St. Martin’s took on neighbours Clara in Clara this evening.  Martin’s got off to a dream start when Damien Tynan connected with a dropping ball and flicked it into the net.  Clara’s Jody Crean got his side on the board but Tom Morrissey quickly cancelled that score out.  However, that was to be Martin’s only score until mid way through the half as Clara added a further two points. (St. Martin’s 1-1, Clara 0-3)  Each side was dealt a blow when reduced to 14 men mid way through the half.  From then, the game ebbed and flowed as both sides traded scores to leave the score level at half time. (St. Martin’s 1-6, Clara 0-9)  The second half didn’t see things improve for St. Martin’s as Clara upped the ante.  They found each other with ease as they picked their points adding a further 1-11.  Martin’s got three points in total in the second half as the homeside took the spoils to leave the final score St. Martin’s 1-9, Clara 1-20.

Team: Jason Shore (0-1), Brian Cadigan, Aidan Murphy, Martin Dowling, Jack Dowling, Noel D’arcy, Shane Egan, James Kelly, Adrian Farrell (0-1), Tom Morrissey (0-1), Conor Kinsella (0-1), Shane Coonan (0-1), Eugene Maher, Damien Tynan (1-2), Tommy Quirke (0-2).

Subs: James Callanan, Colm O’Neill, Eoin Murphy. (all used)

Selectors: Anthony Maher, Eoin Maher, John Buggy.

Referee: Ger O’Grady

11th May 2014