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Intermediate Hurling Championship - Aghabullogue V Watergrasshill (Second Round) Report Page

06/06/2009  Watergrasshill  0-15   Aghabullogue  1-10


Aghabullogue only managed to come out second best in the second round of championship against Watergrasshill in a game played in Pairc Uí Rinn on Saturday 6th June. Aghabullogue opened the scoring with Patrick Finnegan scoring two points from frees. Watergrasshill responded with five points before Patrick Finnegan added another point from a free. Watergrasshill added four more points, while Niall Buckley and Patrick Finnegan added a point each for Aghabullogue. At half time the scoreline read 0-09 to 0-05 in favour of Watergrasshill.

Watergrasshill started the second half stronger and had three points on the scoreboard before Aghabullogue found target again. Aghabullogue were awarded a penalty and Patrick Finnegan stepped up to finish a rasper of a shot to the back of the Watergrasshill net to leave four points between the sides.

Aghabullogue then upped the ante and manage to reduce the margin to a point, with points coming from Niall Buckley and Patrick Finnegan. Aghabullogue fought hard but Watergrasshill managed to put another two points on the scoreboard. Dan Twomey added a point from a free for Aghabullogue to leave yet again one point between the sides. Watergrasshill then added another point to ensure themselves a victory.

Aghabullogue will now have to contest a relegation battle, in which, their opposition is yet to be decided.

Team : Finbarr Foley, Padraig Murphy, Joe Foley, Donnacha Murphy, Michael Twomey, Tim Buckley, Eddie Twomey, Niall Buckley, Eoghan Kennedy, Patrick Finnegan, Dan Twomey, Barry Kiely, Kevin Finnegan, Martin O'Connor, Declan Kiely.

Subsitutes: Peter Kelleher for Barry Kiely, Dónal Twomey for Declan Kiely, Paul O'Rourke for Kevin Finnegan.

Scores for Aghabullogue : Patrick Finnegan- 1-07 (6 free's), Niall Buckley 0-02, Dan Twomey- 0-01(free).

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