Muckalee - St Martin’s lose out in league opener

Hurling - St Martins minor lost out in the first league match of the year where mistakes and a slice of misfortune went against.

Hurling - St Martins minor lost out in the first league match of the year where mistakes and a slice of misfortune went against.

The first half was a ding dong battle with it finishing level 0-8 apiece. Danesfort began the second half the brighter opening up a seven point margin before St Martins had whittled the deficit down to two points.

A young Saints side then made a couple of mistakes whilst chasing the game which ultimately proved costly.

Final score St Martins 1-13 2-15 Danesfort

St Martins: Jason Shore, Loughlin Hogan, Alan Kelly, Eoin Murphy, Conor Dowling, Robert Reid, David Walsh, Donal Shore, Shane Kinsella, Tommy Quirke, Brandon Sheehan, Conor Dowling, Mark Dowling, John Joe Kelly, Patrick Brennan.

Subs: William Trousdell, Jack Manning (both used), Damien Egan, Aidan Egan, Ronan Tynan, Diarmuid Murtagh, Tommy Downey, Sean Maher, Brian Cody, Colm O’Neill, Shane Dowling, Adrian Farrell.

Temporary Closure - The playing pitch at Muckalee will be closed from 8 of April until 28 of April for essential maintenance.

Cake Sale - Cake Sale in aid of St. Martin’s Juvenile Camogie Club on Sunday 14th April 2013 in the Muckalee Community Hall after 11am mass. All cakes, buns, breads, tarts etc. are much appreciated and can be left into the hall from 10am that morning.

Quarter Final win - In a repeat of last years County Final Muckalee took on Mullinivat in the quarter final of this years Championship in Bennettsbridge .In a well contested game Muckalee had a two point lead at half time 0-6 to 0-4. In the second half Muckalee extended their lead to four points but then had to withstand a strong Mullinivat come back who were denied goals with a goal line clearance from Paul Maher and a John Coonan stop in the last ten minutes . Final score 0-12 to 0-6.

Team John Coonan, Noel Darcy, Oliver Walsh, Aidan Murphy, Michael Morrissey 0-1,Patrick Nolan, Martin Dowling, Paul Maher Capt.,Joseph Maher, Shane Coonan, Robert Shore 0-1, John Mulhall, Colin McGrath 0-2,John Maher 0-6, Tom Morrissey 0-1.

Subs Brian Byrne (used), Eoin McGrath (used) , Foinn Lalor 0-1,Luke Maher, Damien Tynan, Shane Egan.