Kilbride on top
Kilbride 2-7, Blessington 1-6: Kilbride ended the year on a high note when they won the annual Brittass tournament for the Broe Cup at Brittas on Saturday, beating parish neighbours Blessington in the final. BROE CUP FINAL Blessington led by two points at half-time but a brace of goals by Mark and Shane Kelly sent Kilbride on their way in the second-half.
Blessington were relying heavily on Mark Richardson for scores and even the presence of former county star Fergus Daly at midfield was not enough to turn the tide this time.
Scorers for Kilbride: Mark Kelly (1-3); Shane Kelly (1-0); Ciarán Jones (0-3), Michael Kelly (0-1).
Blessington scorers: Mark Richardson (1-3); Curtis Geraghty, John McGee and Patrick McGee (0-1 each).
Kilbride: Noel Kinsella; Austin Tisdale, Dermott Haughene, Kevin Craul; Martin Donoghue, Patrick Donoghue, David Balfe; Niall Toolis, Seán Byrne; Niall Donoghue, Ciarán Jones, Michael Kelly; Mark Kelly, Shane Kelly, Andrew O’Brien.
Blessington: David Nolan; Damien Breen, Joe Byrne, Robert Walsh; Ciaran Dempsey, Mick Fennan, Gerry Phibbs; Fergus Daly, Brendan McGarr; John McGee, Mark Richardson, Thomas Fisher; Curtice Gereaghty, Patrick McGee and John Molloy. Subs. - Michael O’Leary and Gerry O’Reardon.