ALDRIDGE CUP RD.1 Naas 3-13 Kilcock 0.13   26/02/2018

NAAS 3 - 13 KILCOCK 0 - 13

Kilcock started well and led 0 – 4 to 0 – 1 after ten minutes. However Naas dominated the rest of the half and with two goals from Dallan Gallagher and Darragh Merriman led by six points at the interval. Naas dominated the second half and ran out comfortable winners.

Three early Kilcock points from Shane O’Rourke . gave them an early advantage. Naas replied with a Ronan Joyce point.

A Kilcock point after ten minutes restored their three point advantage. Four unanswered points for Naas from Ronan Joyce(2) , Paul McDermott and Dallan Gallagher put Naas one point ahead 0 – 5 to 0 – 4 a an.

Kilcock equalised with a Darragh McArdle point. Naas controlled the remainder of the half with goals from Dallan Gallagher and Darragh Merriman and three Paul Mcdermott points to lead 2 – 9 to 0 – 6 at Half-time.

In the early stages of the second half Shane O’Rourke(Kilcock) and Ross Kelly Naas swapped points as did Marcus Duke(Kilcock and Ronan Joyce (naas).

A Ronan Joyce goal for Naas was answered by a point for Kilcock by Eoin McArdle . Kilcock finished the game with three points but Naas were too far ahead at his stage.

Scorers: Naas: Ronan Joyce(1 – 6), Paul McDermott(0 – 4), Dallan Gallagher(1 – 1), Darragh Merriman(1 – 0), Ross Kelly(0 – 1), Willie Murtagh(0 – 1).

Kilcock:Shane O’Rourke(0 – 7), Marcus Duke(0 -2), Darragh McArdle, Luke Sheridan, Conor Caulfield and Eoin McArdle(0 – 1 each)

Naas: Luke Mullins, John Hill, Shane Bergin, Fiachra Piggott, Ailin McDermott, Eoghan Bateman, Adam Creonin, David Gahan, Paul McDermott, Dallan Gallagher, Willie Murtagh, John Joyce, Ronan Joyce, Ross Kelly, Darragh Merriman.

Kilcock: Darren Byrne, Sean Eves, Stephen Duffy, Lee Loughnane, Mark Durkan, Cormac Divilly, Eoin McArdle, Conor Caulfield, Marcus Duke, Darragh McArdle, Paddy Mulligan, Fearghal O’Brien, Luke Sheridan, Ciaran Murray, Shane O’Rourke.

Thanks to Liam Mc Manus for the report and photos

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