Shels account for St. James

Shelmaliers senior footballers accounted for St. James, Ramsgrange in the second round of the Keevans cup.

Shels played St James in the semi final of the Keevans Cup on Thursday. In the first half Shels pulled ahead with points by Mark Tobin, Terry Gainfort and Derek Walsh and a goal from Derek Walsh. St James pulled back 0-2 but this left the half time score at 1-6 to 0-2.
In the second half Terry scored a goal, but Shels failed to build on this and St James gradually worked their way back into the game. The score was 2-8 to 0-8 with St James guilty of many wides and hitting the crossbar with a goal attempt. However, Shels held out with points by Chris Gordon and Derek Walsh making the final score 2-10 to 0-10.
During the match Shane Bierney had a good game in goal and Paraic O’Leary gave a good account of himself at wing back.
The panel for the game:Shane Bierney Padraig Mc Mahon Mark Walsh Aidan Murphy P. O’Leary
Brian O’Shaughnessy Tommy Barron Niall Kelly Ibar Murphy Chris Gordon Cormac Smith Joe Kelly
David Kehoe Brian Kirwan James Murphy Terry Gainfort Alan Griffith Colin Redmond Mark Tobin Derek Walsh