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Impressive League win for Junior (A) Hurlers over Na Piarsaigh.

posted 22 May 2014, 16:27 by Willie Horgan
             The Brian Dillons Junior (A) Hurlers recorded an impressive away win over Na Piarsaigh in the City Division Junior (1) Hurling League,at Na Piarsaighs Ground, on Friday evening, 16th May, 2014. The final score was; Brian Dillons, 4-19, Na Piarsaigh, 2-10.
             Forced to lineout without Tom Triggs, Cillian Brosnan, Michael Noonan, Philip O"Brien, John Noonan, Tomas Lawrence and Keith McCormick, makes this League win all the more meritorious. Playing with the advantage of a stiff breeze ,in the opening half, Brian Dillons built up an intimidating, 3-11 to 1-7, interval lead. Even against the breeze ,in the second half, Brian Dillons still managed to outscore their opponents and wound up with a 15 point victory ,at the finish.
            Scorers for  Brian Dillons were; John Horgan ,0-6 (0-3 frees); Cian McCarthy,1-3; Darragh Brosnan,1-3 (0-1 free, 0-1 "65) Niall O"Sullivan, 1-0; Andrew Murphy,0-2; Kevin Coughlan,Shane Maher,Dave Cremin,Mark Buckley, and Dave Coughlan, 0-1 each, plus an OG by Na Piarsaigh. The Brian Dillons team lined out as follows; Darragh Rodgers; Maurice Carey; Danny Murphy; Dave Cremin; Daniel McCormick; Mark White; Niall Fahy; Darragh Brosnan; Shane Maher; Andrew Murphy; Cian McCarthy; Kevin Coughlan; John Horgan; Niall O"Sullivan and Dave Coughlan. Subs;Darren McGrath for Danny Murphy (inj.45 min.); Brian Barrett for Niall O"Sullivan (48min.); Mark Buckley for Dave Coughlan (48 min.) James Murphy for Niall Fahy (50 min.) and Stephen Kearney for Maurice Carey (52 min.)