Division 2 Senior Hurling League Round 1
Carrig 0-18 Kilworth 1-15 in Carrig on Sunday, February 23rd at 11.30am
Referee: Mike Walsh (St. Catherines)
A late flurry of points helped Carrig to a well-deserved draw in the opening match of the 2020 Division 2 league campaign. Kilworth made the long trip to Carrig and gave as good as they got in the opening exchanges leading by 0-5 to 0-2 in the first quarter with James Mulcahy nabbing both Carrig scores. Carrig were guilty of a few wides in the first-half that kept Kilworth in touch and the Avondhu side managed to go in at the break ahead, 0-10 to 0-9. Liam Gosnell notched 2 frees, Padraic Hogan grabbed 2 points (1 free) and Tomás Hogan added 2 more scores with 1 point unaccounted for.
Carrig levelled on the resumption through T. Hogan again but Kilworth goaled and added a point to push 4 points clear. A fine Aaron Walsh Barry score had Carrig within a ghoal but it was Kilworth who added the next 2 points to lead 1-13 to 0-11. Carrig used their panel and it was substitute Sean Walsh who pointed Carrig’s next score and T. Hogan and Kilworth traded points to again elave Carrig within 4. 4 Liam Gosnell points (3 frees) and Sean Walsh’s 2nd closed out the game as Kilworth added 1 more score to ensure a share of the spoils.
Carrig now meet Fr. O’Neills in Carrig on Sunday, 8th March at 2pm in the next round of the league.
Scorers: L. Gosnell 0-6 (0-5f), T. Hogan 0-4, J. Mulcahy 0-2, S. Walsh 0-2, , P. Hogan 0-2 (0-1f), A. Walsh Barry 0-1, Unknown 0-1.
Team: S. Devlin ©, S. De Bύrca, R. Power, D. Rooney, P. Hogan, J. Horgan, A. Walsh Barry, T. Hogan, B. Twomey, S. Roche, J. McCarthy, L. Gosnell, S. Rohan, J. Mulcahy, B. McCarthy. Subs used: S. Walsh, C. Gosnell, C. O’Sullivan, D. Crotty, S. O’Hanlon.