Near perfect conditions this afternoon at Cornelscourt for our League 8 Round 11 game at home to Naomh Barrog B. It was 15 aside with 5 subs on the full pitch for a 2pm start. Our team captain Zach elected to play with the wind first half. This was a very important game for us having lost our last 4 we needed to stop the rot against Barrog who lie 2nd in the table.
Jamie opened our scoring with a point inside the 1st minute Michael added another on three mins. Robert kicked a great goal on 5 min Michael landed another point from a free on 7 min. Barrog got in for their only 2 scores of the half a couple of points at this point. Jamie who was having a brilliant game at mid added another goal & 5 points Omar kicked a great goal while Michael added a goal & a point & a point from Morgan to leave the H.T. Score The Gers 5:09 Barrog 0:02
Barrog had the 1st score of the 2nd half a goal on 32 min. Jamie opened our 2nd half scoring with a great point on 37 min. Morgan had the green flag waving when his shot from distance went all the way to the net on 39 min. Michael kicked another great point from play before Barrog got in for another goal on 42 min. Hugo, Liam & Michael added more points soon after. Morgan who was having one of his best days in the black & amber kicked the last 2 points of the game from play curling both over the black spot. F.T.Score The Gers 6:16 Barrog 3:02
This was a big win & one that was badly needed to get our challenge for league honours back on track. It moves us back up the table & does score difference a power of good. Our line up today was in goals Paul our defenders were Donal, Zach & Ronan Half backs were Alex M, Peter & Shane Power. In mid we had Jamie & his partner in crime Morgan. Our half forwards were Mark, Michael & Omar this was our strongest line on the pitch today & they did a lot of damage. Upfront we had Liam, Robert & Christopher.
Our new man Brandon subbed on in goal for Paul for his 1st game with our team. Brandon was sure under the high ball & his kick outs were top drawer always finding his man. Jack subbed on for Ronan where he broke up one attack with a great interception Hugo subbed on for Christopher. Cian came on for Omar & Eoin for Liam.
Our next game will be at home to Na Fianna on Saturday 29th Sept in a must win game for us.We will train again on Tuesday & Thursday evening at Cornelscourt from 6.45pm to 8pm. Up the Village Up the Parish & Hon The Gers.