. The first game on Monday was against OLI/St Fintans in Hollymount and after an excellent display our lads ran out winners on a scoreline of Shels 5.10 OLI/St Fintans 2.02. Aaron O Neill, Joe Redmond and Sean Keane were the best in defence, Cian Manley and Enda Cloake dominated midfield while Paul McCleane, Jody Donohoe and Dan Campbell were the best of the forwards. Scorers Jody Donohoe 1.03, Paul McCleane 1.03, Dan Campbell 2.00, Liam Rockett 1.01, Dylan Potter, 0.01, Enda Cloake 0.01 and Craig Parker 0.01.
The second game on Thursday night was away to Sarsfields and the lads carried on from Monday night producing some lovely football to run out winners on a scoreline of Shels 5.07 Sarsfields 1.01. Best on the night were Gareth Jones, Kevin Harte, Nathan Murphy and Peter Doyle in the backs, and Dylan Potter, Shane Neville, and Liam Rockett in the forwards. Nick Whelan and Shane Pierce impressed when introduced. Scorers Paul McCleane 2.02, Jody Donohoe 1.02, Liam Rockett 1.01, Dan Campbell 1.00, Enda Cloake 0.02.