Mattock Rangers/Hunterstown Rovers/Glen Emmets combination clinch Louth U-21 title
The Mattock Rangers/Hunterstown Rovers/Glen Emmets combination yesterday secured the Louth U-21 Championship title with a comfortable 0-15 to 0-6 win over Naomh Fionnbarra/O’Connells in Darver.
County players Ryan Burns (4) and Conor Grimes (2) were both prominent amongst the scorers as the eventual winners raced into a 0-9 to 0-2 lead at te break.
Despite a rally from the Togher and Castlebellingham men early in the second half, the men from South Louth had enough to see the game out to run out comfortable nine points winners in the end.
Mattock Rangers/ Hunterstown Rovers/Glen Emmets: Niall Carrie, Keith Boylan, Cathal Clarke, Paul Taaffe, Patrick Taaffe, Terry Donegan, Brendan Lacey, Ryan Ward, Conor Grimes 0-3, Glen Matthews 0-3, Aaron O’Brien 0-1, Conor Cassidy, James Carragher, Sean Kerr 0-1, Ryan Burns 0-7 (5f).
Naomh Fionnbarra/O’Connells: John McLoughlin, Patrick McGrane, Kieran Lenihan, Brendan Simms, Conor Lenihan, Hugh Osborne, Micheal Cairns, Ciaran O’Brien 0-1, Robert Quigley 0-4, Dean Corrigan, Cian Doyle 0-1(f), Brendan Murphy, Chris McGlynn, Jack Butterly, Conor Kiernan. Subs: Michael McArdle for C McGlynn, Cian Geeney for B Murphy, Jordan Bannon for D Corrigan, James Clerkin for B Simms.