U2s travel to Laois for challenge

On Sunday morning St Martins travelled to Laois to take on Clough Ballacolla in a u-21 challenge match. A poor start by ‘Martins was soon erased by a well taken Damien Egan goal. Both sides exchanged points which ‘Martins trailing at the break 3-6 to 1-5.

Laois senior hurler Willie Dunphy got Ballacolla further out in front with a number of fine points. This young Saints team were not going to lie down and came storming back into the game. A number of missed goal chances in the dying embers of the game saw St Martins lose out by two. Final scoreĀ  St Martins 2-14 to 3-13 Clough-Ballacolla.

St Martins: Canice Maher, Cathal Healy, Geoff Doyle, Alan Kelly, Paddy Dowling, Thomas Walsh, Keith Davitt, Paddy Brennan, Adrian Farrell, Shane Kinsella, Luke Maher, David Dooley, Donal Shore, David Breen, Damien Egan.

Sub: Brian Byrne