Big win for Aravale Rovers

Arravale Rovers defeated Aherlow Gaels by 3-14 to 0-7 in the AIB West junior football championship at Bansha on Tuesday of last week.

Arravale Rovers defeated Aherlow Gaels by 3-14 to 0-7 in the AIB West junior football championship at Bansha on Tuesday of last week.

The score at half-time was 0-7 to 0-3 in favour of Arravale.

The game was a close enough encounter until midway through the second half, when Arravale’s superior side took control and ran out easy winners

Arravale Rovers: Nicky Cummins, Ted Lowry, Sean Spillane, Michael Ryan, Richie Lohan, Andy Lacey, Stephen Spillane, Brian Jones (0-1), David Cleary, Ciaran Lowry (0-1), Pakie Bourke (0-2), Paul Tobin (0-1), Fergal O’Reilly (0-2). Brian Glasheen (1-6), Johnny Lowry (0-1). Subs: Paraic Ryan for Brian Jones, Stephen Quinn for Ciaran Lowry, Eoghan Lonergan for Ted Lowry, Ned Lowry for Stephen Spillane,

James Kinane (2-0) for Johnny Lowry.

Aherlow Gaels: Patrick O’Donoghue, Shane Moloney, Pat Burke, Liam Cunningham, Pat Crowe, Paddy Hennessy, John O’Heney, Mark Russell (0-3), Alan Hayes (0-1), James Breen, Roger Kiely, Liam Gubbins (0-1), Peter Leonard, Peter McKnight (0-2), Shane Ryan. Subs: Timmy Leonard for Pat Burke, Jamie Franks for Shane Ryan.

Referee: Phil Ryan (Kickhams)