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Match Reports FL2 & FL3 Week Ending 7/04/13

posted 8 Apr 2013, 00:49 by PRO St Pats,Tullow,Carlow
FL2 St Patricks 1-8 Ballon 2-11
St Patrick's got their Division 2 campaign underway on Sunday, 7th April, with a disappointing loss to Ballon in Bro. Leo Park. The home side took an early lead when Pookie Canavan reacted quickest to fist the breaking ball to the net, and steady scores from Jack Kennedy, fresh from his first competitive start for carlow seniors only a couple of hours previous, meant the scores were level at half time 1-3 to 0-6. Ballon got their first goal early in the second half to edge ahead, and continued to register good scores, despite the tireless work of Darren Butler, Paddy Tobin, Alan O' Neill, and Jack Kennedy. Ballon eventually running out winners on a score line of 2-11 to 1-8.

FL3 Tinryland 3-8 St Patricks 1-8
St Patrick's Tullow got their division 3 account up and running against tinryland on Saturday 6th April, in tinryland. Despite a spirited performance, and a huge effort from some individuals, they were beaten 3-8 to 1-8. Having led by a point at half time, and playing well, their was high optimism of opening the season with a win, but as fitness began to tell, tinryland edged ahead, and held on to win out. Best for Tullow were Lee Byrne, Lee Kavanagh and Anthony Moran.