Carrick Davins won the South Minor Hurling C title after a very exciting game, beating Ballylooby-Castlegrace 1-16 to 2-11.
Davins got on the score sheet first with a point from Steven Moroney almost from the throw in. This was followed by a second within a minute from Joe Crowe. It took Ballylooby/Castlegrace almost 7 mins to register their first score with a point from Eamon Gleeson from a free. John Hynes scored a second point for Ballylooby/Castlegrace shortly after.
Davins’ Steven Moroney had his sights set on goal but Ballylooby/Castlegrace keeper Paddy Kennealy pulled off a fantastic save and deflected it over the bar. Pierce Murphy added a third for B/C to leave it 3 points each.
On 15 minutes Carrick Davins lost their keeper and worse still for them, a goal, a result from a free taken by Eamon Gleeson (B/C). On 18 mins Davins had another point on the scoreboard. On 20 minutes Ballylooby keeper Paddy Kennealy pulled off another good save but from the puck out Davins’ Steven Moroney had it back over the bar.
The last 10 minutes of the half saw points for Ballylooby from John Hynes (2), Barry Cooney and James Morgan and a point for the Carrick side from Steven Moroney and a great goal from David Walsh to leave the half time score 1.7 to 1.6.
Straight from the throw in for the second half saw James Morgan hit the back of the net for Ballylooby’s second goal. This was followed by two more points from James Morgan. Davins’ Jake Power got a point back after 4 mins with another following soon after.
Paddy Kennealy pulled off a brilliant save to again deny Carrick’s Steven Moroney a goal. Eamon Gleeson added another point for Ballylloby on 9 minutes closely followed by a pont for Davins by Steven Moroney. Ballylooby’s last point of the game was scored on 20 minutes by Barry Cooney but it was all downhill after this with Steven Moroney adding 7 points for Davins to leave them winning by two points