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Junior B team resume winning ways with good performance against neighbours Palatine

posted 24 Apr 2015, 01:53 by tinrylandpro@hotmail.com

By Eamonn Byrne

Tinryland Junior B team made it 2 wins from 4 matches in the S.F.L. division 5 when getting the better of Palatine in a lively tie in Rathcrogue on Wednesday 22nd April.

Tinryland started well and were 4 points up within 6 minutes of the throw in when Alan (Benson) Byrne goaled and Conall O’Se followed up with a point. Pal. replied with points from Conor Reynolds and Karl Rennick before Tinryland’s 2nd goal arrived courtesy of Eoin Fields after a pass from Garry Scully. Palatine then enjoyed their best spell scoring 3 unanswered points from Mark Brennan, Darragh Fitzpatrick and Conor Reynolds. It could have been better for the Cnoc Arda men at this stage when they were awarded a penalty but Mark Brennan’s conversion was well wide of Colm Nolan’s net. Taking heart from this miss Tinryland full back John Murphy slotted over a point before Cian Fitzpatrick for Palatine and Eoin Fields for Tinryland traded points to leave the half time score Tinryland 2-3 palatine 0-6.

When play re-commenced Mick Delaney slotted over a point for Tinryland which was matched by a successful free for Palatine scored by Cian Fitzpatrick. 3 minutes later Mick Delaney raised another white flag after good work by Gary Scully and Alan Kirwan. With Mick Moore now introduced into the fray and getting on plenty of ball Tinryland responded well to the Pal. challenge scoring 3 points in a 3 minute spell via John Murphy and Conall O’Se (2). Palatine stayed in touch with a Conor Reynolds point but daylight was then put between the sides when Conall O’Se got Tinryland’s 3rd goal following great work by man of the match Sean Kirwan and Mick Delaney.

The closing stages saw Palatine sub. Conor Fennell score his team’s final point before John Murphy closed the Tinryland account with a point on the stroke of full time.

Best for Tinryland were goalie Colm Nolan, defenders John Murphy, Sean Kirwan, and Adam Mullen. At midfield Alan Kirwan and Barry Power did well while up front Eoin Fields, Killian Maher, Conall O’Se,Mick Delaney and sub Mick Moore shone.

Team: Colm Nolan, Adam Nolan, John Murphy 0-3, Sean Kirwan, Gary Scully, Adam Mullen, Cathal Whelan, Barry Power, Alan Kirwan, Eoin Fields 1-1, Killian Maher, Conall O’Se 1-3, Mick Delaney 0-2, Alan Byrne 1-0, Darragh Townsend. Sub Mick Moore.

Man Of the match Sean Kirwan

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