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Mid Tipperary Junior Hurling League Division 2 - Upperchurch Drombane 3-18 Moycarkey Borris 2-12

posted 15 May 2016, 12:14 by Michelle Donnelly
Moycarkey Borris travelled to Drombane for the next round game in the Mid Tipperary Junior Hurling League on a fine summers evening on Saturday last. Moycarkey opened the scoring in the first minute but Upperchurch Drombane took over from there and added three unanswered points. Points were traded before Upperchurch raised the green flag to stretch the margin to five points. Upperchurch added three points to Moycarkey’s single point with Upperchurch now leading by 6 points after 15 minutes. Moycarkey hit a purple patch in the second quarter, scoring five points and a Ciaran Maher goal to Upperchurch’s two points, to go in at half time with the game equalised, Moycarkey Borris 1-9 Upperchurch Drombane 1-9.

Points were exchanged in the opening minutes and Upperchurch added their second point in the thirty third minute just before Upperchurch scored a goal. Tony Flanagan raised the green flag to keep Moycarkey in the game. Two more points from Upperchurch and a goal in the thirty ninth goal meant a margin of six points. Although the teams traded a further two points, a final three unanswered points from Upperchurch ensured the victory to them. Moycarkey will now play Boherlahan Dualla on Saturday, May 21st in Boherlahan at 7.30pm.

Moycarkey team – David Ryan; Patrick Whelan, Stephen Kirwan, Peter O’Brien; Eoghan Hayes, Phil Kelly, Timmy Ryan; Joseph O’Sullivan, Mikie Bergin; Paudie Doran, Tony Flanagan, Kevin O’Regan; Donie Bergin, Ciaran Maher, JJ Darmody.
Subs used - Michael Roche for Kevin O’Regan (h/t), Kieran Shortall for Stephen Kirwan (39th), John Cussen for Donie Bergin (48th), Robert Clancy for Ciaran Maher (54th), Noel Walsh for Pat Whelan (56th)
Scorers – Ciaran Maher (1-5), Tony Flanagan (1-4), Phil Kelly (0-2), Mikie Bergin (0-1)