Kilmac through to final
Kilmac-Enniskerry 417, Bray Emmets 2-5: Half-forwards Shane Vickers and Peter ‘Snowy’ O’Donoghue both gave scoring exhibitions for KilmacEnniskerry as they booked their place in the junior B hurling final with this comprehensive eighteen points victory over Bray Emmets at Arklow on Monday.
JBHC Kilmac- Enniskerry took control of this game from an early stage and went on to lead by 2-13 to 1-1 at half time with Vickers and O’Donoghue leading the way as they racked up 2-14 between them.
The winners were eight points up – Shane Vickers accounted for half of them – before Bray Emmets got on the scoreboard with a point from midfielder Colm Byrne.
And even though Bray’s corner forward Brian Lambe hammered home a goal immediately afterwards, it failed to halt the onward march of KilmacEnniskerry who went on to lead by fifteen points at the break with further good performances from full-back Christy Fox, Dave Callinane, and midfielders Stephen Donoghue and Andy Molloy.
Kilmac-Enniskerry will now meet Aughrim in the final.
Scorers for KilmacEnniskerry: Shane Vickers ( 1- 8), Peter O’Donoghue ( 1- 6), Johnny Driver ( 0- 1), Dave Callinane ( 1- 1), Stephen O’Donoghue (0-1), Dean Lally (1-0).
Bray Emmets scorers: Colm Browne (1-3), Brian Lambe (1-0), Brian McConnell (0-1), Pádraic Nolan (0-1).
Kilmac- Enniskerry: Jamie Butler, Ger Blackburn, Christy Fox, Noel Driver, Ross Lally, Clinton O’Donoghue, Jason Driver, Stephen O’Donoghue, Andy Molloy, Peter O’Donoghue, Shane Vickers, Johnny Driver, Damien Driver, Bill Dixon, David Callinane. Subs: Dean Lally for Dixon, Kevin Darcy for D. Driver.
Bray Emmets: Michael Priest, Dan Phelan, Ciaran Delaney, Eoin Brazil, John Ward, Paul O’Connell, Padraic Nolan, Colm Browne, Mick Byrne ( senior), Liam McGraynor, Mick Byrne, Brian Lambe, Brian McDonnell, Declan Glynn.