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U12 hurlers 6th May at home to Newry Shamrocks

22 May 2010

A game of two halves
Ballyvarley started off well in the match but were unable to hit the target.  Unfortunately Shamrocks were able to score and racked up 3 goals and 2 points.
It did not look good for the rest of the match.
Half time score  Ballyvarley 0 – 0  Shamrocks  3 – 2
In the middle period, the older players were rested and replaced by under 10’s .  They took the game to shamrocks and scored 2 goals and 3 points between Eoin McConville, James Teague , Nathan Jones and Liam Conlon.
Shamrocks were only able to score 3 points.
In the final period, Ballyvarley dominated the first ten minutes.  They had finally woke up.  Some people who came late to the match could not believe that Ballyvarley were behind.  They score 1 goal and 5 points with contributions from Louis Murray, Stephen McKey and Nathan Jones.  Shamrocks responded with a goal and three points.  Unfortunately there was not enough time for Ballyvarley to claw back the first half deficit.   The match eventually turned into an enjoyable and very competitive game.
Full time score  Ballyvarley  1 – 5 (8)  Newry Shamrocks  4 – 5 (17)