Éire Óg v Carrigtwohill in Ovens, Monday 21st August 2017
Éire Óg 2-17 Carrigtwohill 1-20 (AET)
Carrigtwohill and Éire Óg served up a pulsating game of hurling in Ovens on Monday evening last. These teams had net twice previously with Carrig winning on both occasions.
The first half was evenly poised with Éire Óg edging the encounter on a scoreline of 1-06 to 0-07 at the break.
Carrigtwohill were trailing throughout the second half but managed to keep in touch. A four point deficit was halved with two minutes remaining in normal time. Carrig then scored two outstanding late points to force extra time on a scoreline of 2-12 to 1-15.
Éire Óg again led by two points at the halfway stage in extra time. Carrigtwohill managed to edge in front by a point in the second half of extra time, only for Éire Óg to convert a late free to bring the game to a replay.
This was an absolutely epic game of hurling and great credit must go to both teams for contributing to such an exciting match.
The replay is fixed for 7pm in Carrigtwohill on Monday, 28th August.
Please come out and support our young hurlers.