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County Intermediate Hurling League - Clonoulty Rossmore 3-16 Moycarkey Borris 1-13

posted 25 May 2016, 05:27 by Michelle Donnelly
Clonoulty Rossmore hosted Moycarkey Borris in round three of the County Intermediate Hurling League yesterday evening. The opening minutes of the game were nip and tuck with the opening score for Clonoulty Rossmore in the fourth minute. In the sixth minute Moycarkey Borris equalised and this is the way the game proceeded until the twenty second minute when Clonoulty’s Fiachra O’Keeffe netted the ball. In the following minute, a scuffle in the front of the Moycarkey goal resulted in the ball crossing the line to put Clonoulty ahead by four points. Both sides traded a further two points to go in at half time, Clonoulty Rossmore 2-7 Moycarkey Borris 0-9

The second half was a different affair with Clonoulty Rossmore adding three quick points to their score line before Moycarkey added their first in the thirty sixth minute. There was a repeat of the scoring in the next six minutes, with a point each traded before the game entered the final quarter. The margin had increased to eight points before Clonoulty netted the ball in the fiftieth minute. Clonoulty added two further points in normal time before Eamon Clohessy rattled the net for Moycarkey. The concluding score of a point by Ciaran Clohessy reduced the shortfall again to nine points, Clonoulty Rossmore 3-16 Moycarkey Borris 1-13

Moycarkey-Borris team and scorers - Eamon Clohessy (1-0); Mikie Bergin, Phil Kelly, Pat Whelan; Mattie Ryan, Eric Fanning, Willie Dempsey (0-1); James O’Gorman, Tony Flanagan; Jamie Costello, Ciaran Clohessy (0-6, 4 frees), Jamie Fanning (0-2); Anthony Healy (0-1), John Kelly (0-3), Donie Bergin.
Subs – Kieran Cummins for Jamie Costello (36th), James Whelan for Willie Dempsey (39th), David Ryan for Eamon Clohessy (42nd), Eamon Clohessy for Phil Kelly (43rd, injured).