Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Ballymore V St Laurences
Venue: St Laurences
The rain held off for Ballymore’s trip to St. Laurence’s for this group 3 U9’s Southboard league. Larries made a great start with a couple of decent early scores. The Ballymore team got their marking sorted out and were able to limit the attacks from the home team. Ballymore then started to get on top coming to the end of the half with well worked scores.
The hosts came out strong in the second half but Ballymore were able to push forward in the final quarter. This was a very even game played at an intense pace, well done to all the players!
Tuesday 25th June 2019
Ballymore V Moorefield
Ballymore hosted Moorefield for their first game in phase 2 of the U9 Southboard league. Moorefield started strong and put a lot of pressure on Ballymore for the first quarter, nonetheless, the teams were level at the start of the second quarter. This skilful Moorefield team went through the gears and took the lead over the course of the next two quarters with fine teamwork and well taken scores. Ballymore felt they still had a chance and came out for the last quarter giving it everything. They managed to convert a number of really good chances and eventually share the spoils with Moorefield at the final whistle.
U9’s Away to Rheban
Rheban welcomed the Ballymore u9’s for the final game of phase 1 of the Southboard league. The first quarter saw Ballymore’s midfield take control of proceedings despite some good defensive work from Rheban. The Rheban team came out strong in the second quarter and had Ballymore on the back foot for long periods.
The second half was an even affair as both sides traded scores. With both teams starting to tire after a frenetic first half there were plenty of opportunities in the second half which made for a very entertaining end to the game.
U9’s V Athgarvan
Tuesday 11th June 2019
The Athgarvan U9’s travelled to Ballymore for this Southboard league encounter. The visitors got off to a great start and went in ahead after the first quarter with Ballymore sending a couple of good opportunities wide. The hosts had the better of the next quarter though chipping away at the Athgarvan lead.
Ballymore had the wind with them for the second half and used it to great effect, dominating the third quarter with some fantastic scores. Not to be outdone Athgarvan got back into the game in the last quarter with some fine shooting of their own.