Ballyporeen emerged victorious over near neighbours Fr Sheehy’s in thisSouth Intermediate Football Championship on Sunday last in Cahir.
At the midway point in the half a Fr Sheehy’s move the length on the pitch ended with Cian O’Brien being upended and Shane McGrath scored the penalty
Fr Sheehy’s led at half time by 1-5 to 0-6.
Ten minutes into the half Fr Sheehy’s were hit on the double by two goals from Tommy Sweeney in quick succession, the second a belter from outside the 20 metre line.
The game was effectively ended as a contest when Eoin Morrissey finished a good move to the net. Further points were added by John O’Callaghan, Tommy Sweeney, Conor Sweeney and Danny Barrett to leave a comfortable 7 point margin in the end.
Ballyporeen: Jack English, Seamus O’Callaghan, David Russell, Willie English, Shane Molan, Rian O’Callaghan, Eoin Morrissey, John O’ Callaghan (0-2), David Russell, Anthony Crotty (0-1), Conor Sweeney (0-2, 0-1f) , Tommy Sweeney ( 2-2), Francis Martin, Danny Barrett ( 0-2), Eoin Kearney. Subs F. O’Sullivan for F Martin, S Lynch for A Crotty & T Molan for D Barrett.
Fr Sheehy’s: Owen Myers, Kieran King, John Corbett, Paddy Moran, Pa Ryan (0-1), James Mulcahy, Steven O’Driscoll, Tom Conway, Sean Flynn ( 0-3, 0-2f), Cian O’Brien (0-1), Liam O’Connor, Shane Lowry (0-1), Declan English, Richie McGrath, Shane McGrath ( 1-0 pen, 0-1). Subs Mike Maher for R McGrath, L Condon for D English
Ref Derek O’Mahoney ( Ardfinnan)