U14 hold on for win

The u14 played Gowran in the Paddy Meany Country cup on Sunday in Gowran.  Conditions were very cold with a strong wind.  Martins playing with the aid of the wind in the first half  started well when a long range free from Jason Shore dropped into the Gowran goal.  Gowran replied with a goal.  Martins then added 3 pts before Gowran got their next score a pt.  Martins struck for their next goal from Richard Teehan which was followed by a pointed free from Shane Dowling.  Just before half time Gowran got a free from which they scored a goal to leave half time score St. Martins 2-05 Gowran 2-01.  The second half  started with 2 pts for Martins  before Gowran got 1-01 to leave a single pt between the sides.  Martins defence held out to secure victory. Final Score St. Martins 2-09 Gowran 3-05.  They now meet Slieverue in the quarter Final.

Team: Ronan Tynan, Diarmuid Murtagh, Jason Shore, David Healy,Seamus O Keeffe, Robert Reid, Eoin Murphy, John Joe Kelly, David Walsh, Shane Dowling, Finn Dowling, Richard Teehan,Sean Maher, Colm O Neill, Tommy Quirke, subs: Tommy Downey, Ciaran Brennan all used.