MATCH REPORT: Burgess 3-13 JK Brackens 0-9 senior county league 2017

Senior County League

Kilcolman 9th April 2017

Burgess 3-13 JK Brackens 0-9

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Burgess had things well under control for the 1st quarter of an hour of this game with a lead of 1-5 to 0-2. The Burgess scores coming from Bill O’Flaherty, Stephen Murray, Eoin Hogan and Danny Ryan. Ryan goaled after collecting a break from a long range John O’Dwyer free and his finish was the definition of clinical. Stephen Murray caught the eye too with a point from a monstrous side line cut. Brackens to their credit launched a comeback after being stung by the concession of the goal and hit three on the trot to leave just a goal between the teams with 25 minutes gone.  That however was a close as Brackens would get as three more Burgess point’s courtesy of Stephen Murray and Keith Nealon left the half time score Burgess 1-8 JK Brackens 0-9.

Burgess got off to a blistering start to the second half and stretched their lead to 2-9 to 0-6 within a couple of minutes of the restart. Murray was first to register with a point followed by Eoin Leahy Hogan who bagged the goal with an expertly placed shot past the Brackens keeper. Five minutes later Burgess heaped on more misery for Brackens through Bill O’Flaherty who also found the net. Brackens tried hard but just couldn’t unlock the Burgess defence. They even had a penalty rebound off the upright only to be cleared down the field. Burgess ran out comfortable winners in the end with a final score line of Burgess 3-13 JK Brackens 0-9.

Burgess scorers: Bill O’Fllaherty 1-1, Stephen Murray 0-7(2f), Eoin Hogan 1-1, Danny Ryan 1-2, Keith Nealon 0-1

Team: Niall McGrath, Peter Gill, Jack O’Flaherty, Willie Ryan, Kieran Ryan, Johnny Mulqueen, John O’Dwyer, Conor Gill, Shane Maher, Bill O’Flaherty, Keith Nealon, Damien O’Brien, Danny Ryan, Stephen Murray, Eoin Leahy Hogan. Subs used: John O’Brien, Andy Dunne, Paddy Hogan, Declan O’Donoghue & Pat Woods

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