Maher shoots Martin’s to victory

A FINE performance from John Maher helped St Martin’s (Muckalee) squeeze past Tullaroan by 0-15 to 1-10 in the opening round of the senior hurling league.

A FINE performance from John Maher helped St Martin’s (Muckalee) squeeze past Tullaroan by 0-15 to 1-10 in the opening round of the senior hurling league.

Maher picked off 10 of his side’s 15 points, including a late 65 which helped swing a tight game their way (the teams were level on seven occasions).

Scorers: St Martin’s - John Maher (0-10, 0-8 frees, 0-1 65); John Mulhall (0-2); Colin McGrath (0-1, free); Robert Shore, Brian Mulhall (0-1 each). Tullaroan - Paul Buggy (1-2, 1-0 free); Mark Walsh (0-4, frees); Padraig Walsh (0-2); Ken Coogan, Martin Walsh (0-1 each).