U-21 Hurling Championship

Erin’s Own and Dicksboro served up a highly competitive game in Freshford on Saturday despite the miserable conditions. The Comer men opened the scoring with a Conor Fogarty free, following a foul on Pierce Dargan. Martin Gaffney levelled matters also from a free, he would go on to score six of his sides seven scores. The locals enjoyed their best period with three unanswered points, Mickey Dwyer started and ended the sequence, with Sean McDermott adding the third.A Gaffney free and a Oisin Gough point reduced the arrears to the minimun, before Mickey Dwyer ended the first half scoring with his third point and his sides last score, to leave the score EO 0-5 DB 0-3.

The second half was fiercly contested with both sides refusing to give way. A Gaffney 65 and point from play levelled matters for the second time. Comer made their first substitution with Ciaran Brennan replacing Noel Callinan inj. Gaffney converted another free to put his side ahead. Andrew Carron replaced Anthony Kavanagh and Eoin Brennan replaced Mickey Dwyer as the locals drove forward for an equalising score. Try as they might that score proved elusive, with Gaffney landing another free to finish the scoring at 0-7 to 0-5.

Team: Eoin Meally, Noel Callinan, Padraig Keating, Liam Wallace, Robert Moran, Conor Fogarty, Declan Dunne, Gerry Callinan, Aidan Moran, Sean McDermott, Ciaran McDermott, Mickey Dwyer, Stephen Daly, Pierce Dargan, Anthony Kavanagh, Jim Buggy, Michael Carroll, Mark O’Neill, Andrew Carron, Ciaran Brennan, Eoin Brennan, Cillian Brennan, Cathal Murphy, Caoibhne Dunne, David Moran, Eric Kavanagh.

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