Match Reports 2012 - U13B
13B MATCH REPORTS 2012
FEBRUARY 4TH 2012
KILMACUD CROKES 2-2 BALLYMUN KICKHAMS 8-3
Under 13b footballers opened their competitive season with an away games against Ballymun Kickhams. we had the better of early exchanges and soon led 1-1 to no score. The game turned in the second quarter when quick incisive play yielded several quick goals for the opposition. Harry Doyle , Killian Walsh , Alan Lundon and Callum Byrne fought hard to counter the ballymun challenge. Corner backs Cian McDonnacha and George Kelly were kept busy by sharp and speedy Ballymun corner forwards. The wide and lenghty all weather pitch tested Kilmacud Crokes fitness levels. Mark Scanlon , Sam Lynch and his forward division, aided by the re-positioning of James Dalton from goals in the first half, fought hard for scores, Hugh Bermingham struck a neat penalty into the corner of the net late to raise the spirits.
The second half performance was commendable but the damage had been done in the second quarter and Ballymun ran out deserved winners 8-3 to 2-2 . Better days ahead for this team . Alan Lundon had a stand out game and is awarded 'man of the match'. Niall Becezi, Michael Gibbons, Oisin Murray, Sean Byrne, Adam Freely, Cian Coleman, Conor Fahy, Cathal O'Connor made up the squad on the day and all played with determination and no little skill.