AIB Leinster Club Junior Football Championship Quarter Finals

Ballymore Eustace v Kenagh GAA. Saturday 9th November 2019

All roads lead to Newtowncashel Co. Longford on Saturday 9th November. A bitterly cold day with a strong wind. Kenagh’s pitch was in perfect condition despite the weeks weather. BME took advantage of the strong wind in the first half scoring four points in a row from Niall Murphy, Tadhg Grace, Shane Barrett and Simon Murphy. Kenagh soon added to the scoreboard. At half time BME had a good cushion of a 12 point lead. BME 0-14; Kenagh 0-02.

The Second half BME ploughed through with more scoring from Tadhg Grace, Brian Crowe and Tadhg Barrett. Kenagh got their fourth point. The two goals came from Niall O’Neill and Stephen Dwyer. Two more scores before the final whistle came from Aaron Deegan and Patrick Murphy. Final score BME 2-20 Kenagh 0-05.

Stephen Foley, Jake Meehan, David McAtamney, Stephen Davis,Joe Broderick, MichaelStewart Byrne, Caolan Halpin, Tadhg Grace (0-03), Shane Barrett (0-01),
Stephen Dwyer (1-01), Niall Murphy (0-04), Brian Crowe (0-02), Tadhg Barrett (0-03),Gareth Clarke, Simon Murphy (0-03),

Niall O’Neill (1-01) for Gareth Clarke
Keith Fennell for Stephen Davis
Aaron Deegan (0-01) for Niall Murphy
Patrick Murphy (0-01) for Niall O’Neill
Callum McClintock for Tadhg Grace
Tom Murphy for Stephen Dwyer

There was great support from Ballymore and the lads were very grateful to all those who traveled. Many thanks to Kenagh GAA and the staff of Leavys Bar for their hospitably after the match. Thanks also to Eamonn Deering for transporting the lads, The Ballymore Inn for specially made energy bars, Vinnie McDonald and Pat Murphy for transporting the supporters. A great day for all lovers of the green and gold.

Next up for our lads is Clann na nGael from Meath on 23rd November.