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Junior (B) Footballers Resume Their League Campaign With Win.

posted 1 Jul 2012, 06:51 by Willie Horgan
                 The Brian Dillons Junior (B) Footballers, without a game since 2nd May, resumed their City Division Junior Football League (2) campaign with a 3-11 to 2-6 victory over Bishopstown ,which was played on Saturday evening,30th June,2012, in Bishopstown.
                   Bishopstown,playing with the advantage of a strong breeze,were the dominant side in the opening quarter of this game when they raced into a 0-4 to 0-2 lead. A brilliant goal by Shane Maher, after 20 minutes play, gave Brian Dillons the lead for the first time in the game.
 However, the lead was short -lived as Bishopstown replied with a goal ,almost,immediatley. It was 1-5 to 1-4 in favour of Bishopstown,at the interval.
            Brian Dillons were in control during the second-half when they added 2-7 to their half -time tally while their defence,with Seanie O"Dwyer (goalkeeper), James Murphy,Dylan O"Donoghue and James Varian  prominent,only conceded 1-1 to Bishopstown. The Brian Dillons goals in this half came from Eamonn McCarthy,after great work by Mark Buckley, and a second goal from Shane Maher.
            This win keeps Brian Dillons well in contention for a place in the knock-out stages of this League and their next outing in this competition is on Tuesday,10th May, when they meet Whites Cross, in Whites Cross.
           The Brian Dillons scorers in the Bishopstown game were; Shane Maher,2-2; Eamonn McCarthy,1-1; Stuart Crichton,0-3 (0-2 frees) Tommy Boland,0-3,(0-1 free); and Mark Buckley,0-2;