Though the team were short a number of regulars due to injury, the team served up a good fighting display for their opening fixture of the season. The team played well into the wind in the first half, the feature of which was an excellent goal by Tommy Kennefick. Half Time: Youghal 1.05 Mayfield 1.06.
The team opened brightly in the second half with some early points followed by a goal from Conor Walsh. The team tired somewhat in the last 10 minutes allowing Mayfield back into the game. However, Harry Oliphant came to the rescue of the team with a couple of excellent saves before the final whistle.
Best for Youghal: Matthew Farrell, Andrew Joyce, Tommy Kennefick & Harry Oliphant.
TEAM: Harry Oliphant, Ryan Cody, Bill McGrath, Leon Cody, Jason Yellop, Danny Walsh (0.02), Adam Malone, Kash Ransom, Matthew Farrell (0.01), Darragh O’Connell (0.01), Andrew Joyce (0.02), Conor Walsh (1.00), Tommy Kennefick (1.01), Andy Nerexphi (0.02), Aaron Clohessy. Sub Used: Jordan Yellop, James Kelly, Lenny Flynn & Zach Downing