Vallant effort

St.Martins despite a vallant effort lost out to a strong finishing Graigue Ballycallan side in Nowlan Park.Martins dominated for long periods in the first half and led at the break 0-11 to 0-6. Martins still looked to be set for victory with just minutes remaining  but a goal from a 21 metre free followed by a point had Ballycallan level and from there to the finish it was all Graigue Ballycallan despite Martins vallant effort.Final score 2-16 to 0-16.

Team Colin McGrath,Shane Cadogan,Oliver Walsh,BBrendan Maher,Brian Byrne,Aidan Lalor,Alan Murphy,Canice Maher,Paul Maher0-2,John Maher 0-2,Pauric Haughney,John Mulhall0-8,Shane Coonan0-2,Eoin McGrath0-2, Robert Shore.

Subs: 16. David Breen, Brian Mulhall (used), Mick Morrissey (used), Brian Cadigan, Martin Dowling, Noel Darcy, Aidan Murphy, Stephen Murphy, Paddy Dowling, David Shore, Micheal Mulhall.

Manager: Nicky Cashin

Selectors: Sean Kelly, Liam Dowling, Patsy Murphy.

Physio/First Aid: Grace McCormack