Cromane 0-04 Milltown/Castlemaine 0-07
Milltown / Castlemaine were visitors to Cromane on Sunday last for the start of the Mid Kerry League.Cromane had the aid of the strong wind in the first half. The spectators had to wait for the 12th minute for the first score which was a point from play by Derek Twiss for Milltown / Castlemaine. Milltown / Castlemaine then had a great chance of a goal but was brilliantly saved by the Cromane keeper Connie O’Riordan. Milltown / Castlemaine extended their lead with a pointed free from Derek Twiss. The sides were level after Cromane had 2 points from Gary McGrath one from play and one from a free. Midfielder Mike Burke scored a point from play for Milltown / Castlemaine after a quick free. But the sides were level at the break when Cromane Paul P.O’Sullivan from play. The half time score was Cromane 0-3 Milltown / Castlemaine 0-3.
In the 2nd half Milltown / Castlemaine with the aid of the wind had 2 points from Ian Twiss one from play and one from a free. Cromane had a number of chances to draw level but were narrowly wide. Derek Twiss put Milltown / Castlemaine 3 points ahead when he scored a point from the sideline with the aid of the wind. Cromane then had a chance of a goal after a great move but went over the bar for a point from sub Liam Walsh. Cromane were trying hard but didn’t manage to get the scores. Milltown / Castlemaine had the last say of the game with a point from Shane Murphy. Final score Milltown / Castlemaine 0-7 Cromane 0-4.
Milltown / Castlemaine: Joe Daly, Martin Boyle, Niall Colegan, John Blennerhasset, George McKenna, Colin McKenna, William Harmon, Kieran Kelliher, Mike Burke 0-1, Timmy O’Connor, Shane Murphy 0-1, Colm Kerins, Ian Twiss 0-2, Derek Twiss 0-3, Alan Hickey. Subs: Florence Doherty for Alan Hickey, Nigel Wrenn for Timmy O’Connor, Cieran Burke for Martin Boyle.
Cromane: Connie Riordan, David Moroney, James Foley, Peter O’Reilly, Fionan Walsh, Colm Joy, John O’Sullivan, Gary McGrath 0-2, Colin O’Sullivan, Damien Quigg, John Paul McCarthy, Francis Casey, Cian O’Keffee, Donnachadh Walsh, Paul P.O’Sullivan 0-1. Subs: Liam Walsh 0-1 for Francis Casey, Nial Dennehy for Damien Quigg, Emmet Casey for Cian O’Keffee, Liam Walsh for David Moroney, Noel Reilly for John Paul McCarthy.
Referee Mike O’Donoughue Glenflesk.