Shelmaliers met Our Lady’s Island in the quarter final of the junior shield in Hollymount on Monday afternoon. They won on a scoreline 2-11 to 2-4.
Junior B Football Championship– competition for losers of Junior Championship.
Our Lady’s Island 2-4
This was the first round of the Junior B Championship. Shels lined out a young team in preparation for the upcoming U-21 Football Championship.
Shels went into an early lead with points by Conor Walsh, Fergal Hynes Shane Griffith and a great goal by Brian Tobin. The Island replied with 1-2 but the half time score was 1-6 to 1-2.
In the second half, the Shels continued their dominance. Kevin O’Leary and Brian ‘Turf’ Murphy came on as subs with Kevin scoring a good long range point. Points from Conor Walsh and Fergal Hynes further increased the Shels lead.
Team: James Shiggins, Graham Lawler, Barry O’Connor, David Kenny, Benny Barron, Brian Tobin(1-0) Brian O’Shaughnessy(C) Dessie Kehoe, Darren Malone, Conor Byrne(1-3) Conor Walsh (0-2), Willie O’Shaughnessy, Shane Griffith(0-1), Mark Tobin(0-1), Feargal Hynes(0-3, 2f).
Subs introduced: Vinny Parker, Kevin O’Leary(0-1)Brian Murphy, Denis Kelly and James Murphy.