Minors beaten by stronger Emeralds team

The Minors played Emeralds in the first round of the championship in Freshford.  Martins started well with 2 points (f) before emeralds scored their first. Then Emeralds got a goal  and continued on from their going in a half time 1-09 to Martins 0-06.  Emeralds continued to dominate in the second half.Final score Martins 2-10 to Emeralds 3-16.

Team: David Breen, Shane Egan, Thomas Walsh, Alan Kelly, Alan Lawlor, Brian Byrne, Paddy Brennan(1-0), Thomas Davis, Eoin Mahony, Adrian Farrell, Dave Dooley(1-0), Luke Maher0-02 (1f), Shane Kinsella0-01, Ruairi Kinsella0-07 (6f), Jack Dowling. Subs: Patrick Hanlon (used), Joshua Dowling, Damien Egan.

Selectors: Seamus Tynan, Patrick O Flynn, Tom Walsh

Referee: Ger Grady.