Martin’s suffer defeat

St. Martin’s travelled to Hugginstown to take on Carrickshock this evening in the Aylward Cup.  The home-side were the first team to settle and notched up an early lead rarely missing scoring chances.  The men from the hills found it hard to convert chances and the half time score stood at Carrickshock 0-11, St. Martin’s 0-5.  In the second half, St.Martin’s struggled and with the loss of Brendan Maher and James Dowling to injury, only adding 4 points to their tally.  On a wet, cold evening, it was the ‘Shock’s night as they ran out winners on a scoreline of 0-16 to 0-9.

Team: Colin McGrath, Shane Cadigan, Ollie Walsh, Brendan Maher, Paddy Dowling, Bryan Byrne, Jack Dowling, Mick Morrissey, James Dowling, John Mulhall, David Breen, Robert Shore, Shane Kinsella, John Maher, Luke Maher.

Subs: Brian Cadigan, Donal Shore, Jason Shore, Eugene Maher

Scorers: John Maher 0-4, Bryan Byrne 0-2, John Mulhall 0-3.

Team Management: Charlie Carter, Richie McCarthy, Aidan Lawlor

Referee: Eoin Hayes

2nd July 2013