Minor Hurling League: Drumree/BHG Defeat Donaghmore/Ashbourne

Minor Hurling League Division 2


Drumree/Blackhall Gaels 6-15     Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-4

Drumree/Blackhall Gaels got their league campaign off to a winning start with a comprehensive victory over Donaghmore Ashbourne in Batterstown on Tuesday evening. Killian Gavin opened the scoring early on with a point and this set the tone for the first half, with a string of well-taken scores. The half-time score was 3-7 to 0-1 in favour of the home side.
Donaghmore Ashbourne started the second-half brightly taking the first two points. This only spurred Drumree/Blackhall Gaels into action as they continued to keep the score-board ticking over; the full-time score was 6-15 to 0-4.

There will be greater challenges ahead, but this was a very encouraging performance for our first competitive outing of the season.
Best for Drumree/Blackhall Gaels were Gareth Rooney, Seán Gavin, Shane Whitty, Liam Carey and Hugh Smith.

Drumree/ B.H.G : L.Casey,P.Smith,D.Lawless,C.Farrell,G.Rooney(0-1),D.Walsh,S.Gavin(0-2),S.Whitty(0-2),P.Kelly,P.Carey(0-2),S.Mc Guinness(2-2),K.Gavin(1-1),L.Carey(1-4),H.Smith(2-1),N.Kelly,S.Corcoran,D.Christie,P.Keane