St. Vincents 1-15 St. Ultans 0-11
St Vincent’s got back to winning ways with the resumption of football on a beautiful evening in Masterson Park, Ardcath.
It was St. Ultans who got off to a better start going 3 points to 1 ahead in the first twelve minutes. St Vincent’s had 6 wides in this period and a saved shot, but they found their range before the water break with the first point from Nigel Hand (free) and 2 superb points from Eoghan Corry.
After the break, St Vincent’s really got going outscoring their opponents during this period by 1-5 to no score. The only goal of the game came in the 27th minute from a quick run down the right by Adam Tuite who passed to Nigel Hand who passed on to brother Ryan to finish into the net. Half time score was St. Vincent’s 1-9 to St. Ultans 0-3.
In the second half St. Vincent’s were quick out of the blocks with Nigel Hand scoring 3 points and Jack Byrne adding another superb score to go 1-13 to 0-3 ahead. St. Ultans rallied well as the St. Vincent’s team made changes and cut the deficit. The final score was 1-15 to 0-11.
It was a deserved success in the first game for St. Vincent’s new management team.
St. Vincent’s: E. Connor, C. Brangan, D. Tallon, M. Crawley, G. Tuite (0-1), N. Tallon, L. Corry, M. Fox (0-1), J. Byrne (0-1), E. Corry (0-3), R. Hand (1-1), R. Lynch, A. Tuite (0-1), E. Callaghan (0-1), N. Hand (0-5 2F). Subs: C. White, E. Hand, C. Early, J. Corry (0-1), D. Kavanagh, P. Savidge, T Fields.