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Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Mid Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship - Moycarkey Borris 3-14 JK Brackens 0-7

posted 27 Jun 2016, 13:31 by Michelle Donnelly
On Saturday evening last Moycarkey Borris competed against JK Brackens in the Thurles Wholesale Cash and Carry Mid Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship in Littleton. The scoring opened straight away with points for either side. But Moycarkey kept the accumulating the scores with points from JJ Darmody, John Kelly (2) and Paudie Doran before JK Brackens added another at the end of the first quarter. In the next quarter, JK Brackens settled more into the game and scores were harder to get for both teams with only one point for JK Brackens in the twentieth minute. Moycarkey in the dying three minutes scored three points; John Kelly (2) and an off the post point for JJ Darmody leaving the half-time score - Moycarkey Borris 0-8 JK Brackens 0-3.

When the teams returned to the field after half time Moycarkey had made a substitution; Ciaran Maher was introduced for Robert Clancy and they reaped the reward of this in the first three minutes when Maher successfully netted the ball twice. The sides traded points in the thirty sixth minute and Brackens successfully got another point in the fortieth just before Ciaran Maher raised the green flag for his hat trick. Moycarkey had a thirteen point margin as it entered the final fifteen minutes of the game. However, they kept the pressure on and John Kelly scored a further three points with two other points from Kevin O’Regan and Paudie Doran to Brackens two points. Moycarkey Borris 3-14 JK Brackens 0-7.

Moycarkey team – James Doran; James Whelan, Kieran Shortall, Patrick Whelan; Eoghan Hayes, Phil Kelly, Timmy Ryan; Michael Roche, Donie Bergin; Willie Dempsey, John Kelly, Paudie Doran; Kevin O’Regan, Robert Clancy, JJ Darmody.
Subs used – Ciaran Maher for Robert Clancy (h/t), Jamie Costello for Willie Dempsey (44th), Jack Bryan for Donie Bergin (54th), Jesse McKenna for Kevin O’Regan (55th), Kevin Keating for James Whelan (55th).
Scorers – Ciaran Maher (3-0), John Kelly (0-8), Paudie Doran (0-2), JJ Darmody (0-2), Kevin O’Regan (0-1), Michael Roche (0-1)