Juniors unlucky against Duffry Rovers.

The Shelmaliers played first round of the Junior hurling against the Duffry Rovers going down on a score line of 0-8 to1-13.

The Shelmaliers played  the first round of the Junior hurling league championship in Bellfield on Sunday 27th May against the Duffry Rovers, going down on a score line of 0-8 to1-13. The Shelmaliers played with the aid of a fierce wind in the first half and controlled the game for most of the half, leading by 2-7 to 1-1 at half time. The Duffry only came into the game in the last five minutes of the half when registering their first score, a goal against the run of play. The Shels played well, especially after losing Tommie Barron after 5 minutes  with a hamstring injury. First half scorers for the Shels were,
Tommie Barron 0-1, J .Redmond 0-1, C. Wall 1-1, B. Murphy 1-0. E. O’Leary 0-1, J. Kelly 0-2 and C. Carr 0-1.      
The black and amber defence came under great pressure in the second half and conceded a goal after 7 minutes to bring Duffry into the game. With 11 minutes remaining, the Shels still led by 2 points but could not get the scores to stretch their lead, having to move Chris Wall to midfield. The Duffry Rovers finished stronger to win by 3 points ( 2-8 to 2-11), with Chris Wall the only scorer for the Shelmaliers in this half. Good performances were given by Darren Malone, Joe Kelly and Chris Wall

Team Line out.

                                                  1Colm Carr

      2J.Horan                     3 Aidan Murphy           4 A. Watters

     5 N.Cullen                6.D .Malone                     7C. Potter

                 8 J.Kelly            9 E.O.Leary

    10  M. Kingston        11  T.Barron                 12S. Murphy 

  13 B. Murphy              14   C. Wall                15 J.Redmond

Replacements: W.O.Shaughness, Darren Roche and David Dwyer