This 2nd round game was well contested and highly competitive all through. All through Eochaill opened very well and made the early running with Shane Spillane scoring an important early goal. In this period Brendan O’Sullivan and Oisin Murphy and Ciaran O’Mahony were very prominent. Points were scored by Vincie Murray (2) Ciaran O’Mahony (1) and Daniel Savage (1) Shane Flynn (2) and Oising Murphy (1) to leave the half time scsore Eochaill 1-7 Lisgoold 1-2.
Lisgoold opened the second period by determinently and scored 3 early points to narrow the margin. A well taken point by Vincie Murray stretched the lead again and Ciaran O’Mahony followed with a very good point. Lisgoold brought back the margin to a goal but Eochaill held on for a 1-9 to 1-6 victory with some great work in the backline by Stephen Twomey, Andrew Sheehan and Killian Daly who had a great first outing at adult level.
Team: Philip Monaghan, Killian Daly, Andrew Sheehan, Cathal O’Laochda, Aidan Foley, Brendan O’Sullivan, Stephen Twomey, Oisin Murphy, Daniel Savage, Danial Mulcahy, Ciaran O’Mahony, Shane Flynn, Shane Spillane, Vincent Murray, Victor O’Shea, Paul Kelly, Shean Keanneally – S/ Eoin Coyne, Andrew Curtin