Third win

St. Martins chalked up their third win in the Senior Hurling League with a win over Dunnamaggin. The game was played in Bennettsbridge. Dunnamaggin opened the scoring with a point but Martins replied with the first goal of the game,  good build up play by John Maher and John Mulhall set up Eoin McGrath who finished with a deft  touch . Martins added the second goal with a fine delivery from defence by James Dowling found John Maher who passed to the flying Joe Maher  who finished to the net . Dunnamaggin replied with a goal from a twenty metre free to leave just a goal in it with twenty five minutes gone in the opening half. Martins had to respond and they  did immediately with a well directed ball puck by Colin McGrath that found Canice Maher who made good progress towards the goals before passing to Joe Maher to score  his sides third and final goal of the game. Half time score 3-6 to 1-6. Wind assisted Dunnamaggin pilled on the preassure on the resumption but Martins defended stoutly assisted by the midfielders and attack who all scored from play. Final score 3-16 to 1-12.

Team Colin McGrath, Ollie Walsh, Ronan Maher, Shane Cadigan, Niall Moran, Patrick Nolan (Capt.), James Dowling, Paul Maher, Thomas Breen, Joe Maher 2-2, Brian Mulhall0-2, Canice Maher 0-3, Eoin McGrath 1-1, John Maher 0-4  2f 1 65, John Mulhall 0-3.

Subs: David Breen, James Maher, Brendan Maher, Mick Morrissey, Bryan Byrne 0-1, Pauric Haughney, Don Callanan, Noel Darcy, Brian Cadigan, Eugene Maher, Luke Maher, Robert Shore, Thomas Walsh

Manager: Sean Neill, Selectors: Brendan Morrissey, Johnny Brennnan, John McGrath, Trainer: Niall Maloney, First Aid: Dermot Lawler

Referee: Pat Dunphy (Carrigeen)

14th July 2012