Shamrocks 6-4, Caslelyons 3-3
Shamrocks good run continued tonight in Shanbally. The players were well up for this game from the off and held the upper hand for most of the half. They went a point down against the run of play but their reaction was exemplary. They hit 3 goals and one point before half time to lead by 4-1 to 1- 2 at the break. A number of substitutions were made coming up to half time and also at half time to facilitate all the players who turned up.
The second half was a more evenly contested game and in fairness to our opponents, they made a great effort to get back into the match.
However, Shamrocksbacks held firm and repelled most of their attacks.
The game was well over when we conceded 2 late goals and the Shamrocks keeper, Josh Bartlett, produced a fine penalty save.
Manager, Stephen Keane, was delighted with the result and congratulated all the players for their efforts.
Shamrocks have a number of young players on the panel and it would be remiss of me not to mention the progress they have made over the past number of weeks – keep it going lads!! They had a big support tonight and this was a great lift to the lads – thank you all most sincerely!
Panel – Josh Bartlett, Aaron Clarke, Aidan Brady, Nathan O’Sullivan, Fionn Herlihy, Declan Carroll, John Coleman, Derry Howard, Michael Foy, Dara McCormack, Jack O’Leary, Eoin O’Flynn, Ferdia Hayes, Conor Coleman, Kieran May, Cathal O’Donovan & Sam Foy.