The Shelmalier Junior hurlers opened their league campaign with a 4-8 to 0-8 victory over Oylegate/Glenbrien in Oylegate on Saturday last 24th March 2007.
The Shelmalier Junior hurlers opened their league campaign with a 4-8 to 0-8 victory over Oylegate/Glenbrien in Oylegate on Saturday last, 24th March 2007. The Shels started with 5 minors in the starting line up and with Aidan Murphy outstanding at full back were never in arrears and went in at half time 2-4 to 0-4 in lead. Fergie Parker was in complete control at centre back and finished the first half with a goal from a penalty after Michael Kingston was fouled in the square. Half Time Score: M. Kingston 1-0, E. O Leary 0-1, F.Parker 1-1, A.Griffith 0-1 and C.Wall 0-1.
Oylgate never threatened to get back into the game and Shels were able to experiment with their lineout . Barry Murphy scorieda fine goal after coming from corner back to corner forward. Willie O Shaughnessy also scored a fine goal after a pass from James Murphy. The Shels' scorers in the second half were Barry Murphy 1-0. F. Parker 0-2. C.Wall 0-2 and W .O Shaughnessy 1-0. Aidan Murphy, Fergie Parker and David Cloney played well throughout the game.
1. Colm Carr 2. Barry Murphy. 3. Aidan Murphy. 4. Conor Byrne 5. James Doyle 6. Fergie. Parker. 7. Shane O Connor. 8. Alan Griffith. 9. Emmet O Leary. 10 Niall Cullen. 11. Darren Malone. 12 Willie O. Shaughnessy. 13. Michael Kingston 14 Adrian Harpur 15 Chris Wall
Subs used: C. Murphy, C. Potter, D. Cloney. J. Murphy.
Subs C. Hearne and T. Gainfort