Rathnure pointed in the first minute and added a goal 7 minutes later. These were their only scores in the first half. Stephen Corrigan and Feargal Hynes were the sole scorers for Shels in the same period amassing 0-5 between them. James Grodon got the second half off to a strong start with a glorious point, but Rathnure yet again found the back of the net. Two more points from Rathnure before Stephen Corrigan with a fine solo run steadied the ship for Shels. 2 further points apiece from James Gordon and Feargal Hynes whilst Rathnure clocked up 5 points in the same period, left the final score 1-11 to 2-8. (Draw). Scorer’s were Stephen Corrigan 0-3, Feargal Hynes 0-5, 3F, James Gordon 0-3 and Brian Murphy 1-0.
Shels did well to come out of this qualifier versus Rathnure with a draw 1-11 to 2-8 and it now seems both teams will qualify for the play offs.