Second Shield win

St.Martins collected  second ever Shield Final win with a victory over James Stephens ,the game was played in Nowlan Park. Each side lined out short some players due to injuries,an it was the City side who raced into an early three point lead but Martins recovered well to be a point up at the break 0-7 to 0-6 . The second half saw the only goal of the game and it was for Stephens to once again give a three points differance in the scores put Martins finished well to win by 0-16 to 1-11.The Shield was presented to Saint Martins captain Patrick Nolan by County Board Chairman ,Paul Kinsella.

Team Colin McGrath, Ollie Walsh, Ronan Maher,Shane Cadigan 0-1, Niall Moran, Patrick Nolan (Capt.), James Maher,  Paul Maher 0-1, Thomas Breen , Canice Maher 0-2,1f, Bryan Byrne 0-1 , John Mulhall 0-7 ,2f 1 65 ,Pauric Haughney,Brian Mulhall 0-3, Robert Shore 0-1.

Subs Eugene Maher, Brendan Maher (used), Michael Morrissey (used), Noel Darcy (used), Brian Cadigan, Aiden Murphy, Luke Maher, Thomas Walsh, David Breen, Jack Dowling, Shane Kinsella, Adrian Farrell, Patrick Brennan, Joe Maher(inj.),James Dowling(inj.), Eoin McGrath (inj.), John Maher (inj.), Mark Murphy (inj.)

Manager Sean o Neill, skills coach Niall Moloney.  Selectors Brendan Morrissey, John McGrath, Jonny Brennan. First Aid Dermot Lalor