Glenville’s team performance seals the win
AFTER a superb team performance, Glenville claimed the Allianz DH5 hurling title with a win over Ballinadee at Páirc Uí Rinn.
A superb game of hurling in the first half saw Glenville lead 1-4 to 1-1 at the break. Liam Foley opened the scoring in the first minute as he struck over from long range.
This was followed with a goal from Ross Hennessy whose long range effort hit the back of the net. Two superb saves from the Ballinadee keeper David Hickey kept the score at bay while at the other end Fionn Fitzgerald denied the impressive Michael Maguire of closing the gap with a superb save. Conor Crowley who was superb throughout got Ballinadee’s first score of the game as he pointed over from a tight angle. However, Glenville got the next three scores as Darragh Collins (0-1) and the excellent Michael O’Driscoll (0-2) made it 1-4 to 1-1. Glenville began the second half as they finished the first with the pacy Jack Counihan watched his long range effort being tipped over by the keeper.
Daniel Coakley did point over for Ballinadee, however, this was soon followed by an- other superb score from Michael O’Driscoll.
Darragh Collins added another for Ballinadee, however, six consecutive scores for Glenville’s Ross Hennessy (1-0), Cathal Sheehan (01), Michael O’Driscoll (0-2) and Liam Foley (02), put the game beyond reach for Ballinadee.
However, in the closing minute the impressive Conor Crowley got a well deserved goal to finish the scoring with Glenville deserved winners in the end. Great credit goes to both teams for producing a great game of hurling.
Cloughduv captain Aoife Lehane and vice captain Clodagh Collins after defeating Coachford in the Allianz Sciath na Scol Chorcaí Rionn DC6 final at Páirc Uí Rinn yesterday.
Ballintemple supporters after defeating Glenville in the Allianz Sciath na Scol Chorcaí Rionn DC5 final.
Ballintemple captain Hazel O’Connell and vice captain Meabh Creedon after defeating Glenville