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Junior (B) Hurlers Run Up Another Huge Score in League Win Over Douglas.

posted 5 Jul 2014, 15:40 by Willie Horgan   [ updated 5 Jul 2014, 16:20 ]
                        The Brian Dillons Junior (B) Hurlers, fresh from their 5-23 to 0-6 Championship win over St.Vincents on the previous Sunday morning, ran up another massive score when they recorded a 3-19 to 1-10 victory over Douglas in the City Division Junior (2) Hurling League, which was played in Pairc Diolunaigh on Saturday evening, 5th July, 2014. This win gives Brian Dillons a great opportunity of reaching the semi-finals of this competition with just three games left to play.
                     The opening half of this game was a fairly evenly contested affair with the Brian Dillons corner-forward, Mark Buckley, finding the net in the first and last minute of the half, being the main difference between the sides,as Dillons went in at the lnterval, leading by 2-9 to 0-8. The second half saw Brian Dillons in complete control with their half back line of James O"Shea, Darren McGrath and James Varian in devastating form and the mid-field pairing of Michael Colohan and Niall Fahy giving them a definite advantage  around the centre of the park. Some splendid points were added from Kevin Varian Tommy Boland Mark Buckley and Stephen Kelly while substitute, James Horgan, nailed a goal and two points, during his 15 minute of action. All in all, an impressive performance from the "Killer Bees". Scorers for Brian Dillons were Mark Buckley, 2-3; Kevin Varian, 0-8 (0-3 frees, 0-1 "65 ); James Horgan, 1-2; Tommy Boland, 0-3; Michael Colohan, 0-2; and Stephen Kelly, 0-1. The Brian Dillons team lined out as follows; James Murphy; Ciarain Kelleher; Derek McDonnell; Eoin Hennessy;James O"Shea; Darren McGrath; James Varian; Michael Colohan; Niall Fahy; Tommy Boland; Stephen Kelly; Kevin Varian; Stephen Coughlan; Damian Horgan; and Mark Buckley;  Subs; (all second half ); James Horgan for Damian Horgan; Luke O"Connell for Eoin Hennessy; Kevin Allen for Stephen Coughlan; John Shek for Niall Fahy; Paul Horgan for Tommy Boland.