Premier Hurling Championship in Castlemartyr on Sunday 6th of May 2008
Carrigtwohill 3-13 Aghada 1-09
Carrigs Intermediates started this year’s championship in fantastic style with a great win over Aghada on Sunday the 6th of May. Castlemartyr was the venue on a damp evening but with the ground in super condition helping to improve conditions for hurling. Following a few poor recent performances it was time for Carrig to stand up again and be counted. Aghada opened the scoring with a pointed free in the first minute but Niall Mac who levelled a minute later soon cancelled this out. Niall was on hand again soon after to put Carrig in front and establish a lead which Aghada would never get back. With only 4 minutes gone Robert White hit a goal, which was followed by a point from Brian Lordan. This seemed to give Aghada the kick they needed and responded with 4 points before Niall Mac re-established momentum with a point from play followed by 3 more again from White and Lordan and McCarthy. Donie Collins finished the scoring for the half with a point in the 26th minute. To give a half time scoreline of Carrig 1-08 Aghada0-06.
Carrig started the second half as they finished the first taking only 45 seconds to score with a great point from Carrigs captain Jason Barrett. Niall Mac scored 2 more before Michael O Riordan opened his account. Aghada failed to score for the first 18 minutes and when they did they scored 2. Carrigs reply couldn’t have been better. Sub Michael Barry who came on full forward scored the goal, which sealed the result. Carrig added another point from Niall Mac before Robert White popped up to score his second goal of the game. Aghada scored a late conciliation goal, which only made the score line, look respectable. Final score Carrig 3-13 Aghada 1-09.
Team Michael Fitzgerald, Mark Nolan, JP O’Riordan, Matty Foley, Sean Flannery, Jason Barrett, Michael O’Riodan, Frank Flannery, Ronan Power, Robert White, Niall McCarthy, Noel Gubbins, Brian Lordan, Donal Collins, Stephen Dinneen.