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Junior (B) Hurlers Record Facile Win over St.Vincents in Opening Round of Championship.

posted 30 Jun 2014, 13:33 by Willie Horgan
                           The Brian Dillons Junior (B) Hurling team encountered little difficulty in overcoming St.Vincents in the opening round of the City Division Junior (B) Hurling Championship, which was played in Ballinlough,on Sunday morning, 29th June,2014. The final score was, Brian Dillons (B),5-23; St.Vincents,(B) 0-6.
                          Fielding a particularly strong fifteen, which included twelve players who played for the clubs (A) team, in recent years, Brian Dillons showed no mercy for their opponents, particularly in the second half. After a tentative opening quarter in which they were ahead by 1-3 to 0-2, Brian Dillons eventually, got to grips with the usual spirited play of St.Vincents and pulled away in the closing fifteen minutes of the first half to lead,2-8 to 0-5, at the interval, with the goals coming from Kevin Varian and Ken McCarthy. The second half of the game saw Brian Dillons in complete control from start to finish, adding a further 3-15 to their half-time score, while St.Vincents only reply was a pointed free.  The second- half goals came from James O"Shea and super subs, James Murphy and Kyle Corcoran.
                         Scorers for Brian Dillons were; Kevin Varian, 1-7 (0-1 free, 0-1 "65 );James Murphy, 1-3; Ken McCarthy,1-2; Tommy Boland,0-4; James O"Shea,1-0; Kyle Corcoran,1-0; Dylan O"Donoghue, 0-2; Mark Buckley,0-2; Niall Fahy, Michael Colohan and Brian Barrett, 0-1 each. The Brian Dillons team lined out as follows; John O"Herlihy; Stephen Kearney; Derek McDonnell; James Varian; James O"Shea; Darren McGrath; Dylan O"Donoghue; Niall Fahy; Michael Colohan; Kevin Varian; Stephen Kelly; Brian Barrett; Tommy Boland; Ken McCarthy and Mark Buckley; Subs (all second half ); James Murphy for Brian Barrett; Ciarain Kelleher for Stephen Kearney; Damian Horgan for Tommy Boland; Seanie O"Dwyer for Stephen Kelly; Kyle Corcoran for Mark Buckley.