Shelmaliers minor hurlers had little difficult overcoming Gorey on Championship.
The Shelmalier minor hurlers had a convincing 7-23 to 3-7 victory over Gorey played in Hollymount on Thursday last. The home team started very strongly with two goals from Brian Doyle in the opening few minutes. Gorey faught back with a fine point before the Shelmaliers took off with a spree of scores with goals from Andre O’Brien, Ciaran O’Shaughnessy & Brian Doyle and points from Conor Walsh, Chris Wall, Joe Kelly, Shane Murphy and Conor Byrne, to lead by 5-14 to 1-4 at half time. The Shels started the stronger on the resumption, however Gorey came back with two goals but this wasn’t enough to cause any problems for the home side, with scores from Chris Wall, Conor Byrne, Brendan Barron, Ciaran O’Shaughnessy, Joe Kelly. The total Shelmaliers scorers in the game were Conor Walsh 0-04, Brian Doyle 3 – 0 , Andre O’Brien 1-0, Chris Wall 1-6, Conor Byrne 0-03 (2pts Free), Shane Murphy 0-01, Brendan Barron 1-0, Ciaran O’Shaughnessy 1-4 and Joe Kelly 0-05
Shelmaliers Vs. Naomh Eanna Competition: U18 Championship
Team Line out.
1 Ciaran Murphy
2 James Doyle 3 Aaron Waters 4 Kevin O’Leary
5 Shane O’Connor 6 Conor Byrne 7 James Gordon
8 Ciaran O’Shaughnessy 9 Andre O’Brien
10 Shane Murphy 11 Conor Walsh 12 Joseph Kelly
13 Brian Doyle 14 Chris Wall 15 Brendan Barron
Replacements: Fergal Hynes for Ciaran Murphy, David Dwyer for Aaron Waters, Aidan Cash for Andre O’Brien, Ronan Kavanagh for Brian Doyle, Niall Kelly for Connor Walsh, Padraig Scully for Kevin O’Leary, Adrian Harpur for Shane Murphy, Stuart Lacey for James Gordon