Reserve A Championship v Moorefield   20/07/2019


NAAS     3  -  12          MOOREFIELD      1  -  12

Naas had six points to spare over Moorefield in this   Reserve “A” clash at Naas. A 6th. minute Conor Mellett goal set the tone and two more Mellett points left Naas 1 – 4 to 0 – 3 ahead at the end of the first quarter. At half-time Naas led 1 – 7 to 0 – 7.  Two Aidan Begley goals in the second half kept Naas in front despite a David White goal with five minutes to go.

Moorefield opened the scoring with a Nkall Hurley Lynch point but Conor Mellett replied with a Naas goal after six minutes and points by Dean McHolmes and Mellett himself. Then Darragh Merriman(Naas) and Adam Meehan(Moorefield) swapped points, as did Conor Mellett and Aaron Mullins.

 Points from Merriman and Mellett put Naas ahead 1 – 6 to  - 3 after twenty minutes. Adam Meehan and Barry Murphy exchanged points . Before the break Moorefield scored three unanswered points from Adam Meehan(2) and Niall Hurley Lynch. Naas led 1 – 7 to 0 – 7 at the interval.

Naas started the second half well with a Mellett free and a Begley goal in two minutes. Sean McDonnell(Moorefield) and Barry Keogh(Naas) swapped points. Three unanswered Moorefield points left Naas leading by four points after twenty minutes.

 A second Begley goal and a Murphy point stretched the Naas lead to eight points.Moorefield replied with a David White goal but two late Mellett points stesdied the ship and Naas ran out six point winners.

Scorers: Naas: Conor Mellett(1 – 6), Aidan Begley(2 – 0), Barry Murphy and Darragh Merriman(0 – 2 each), Dean McHolmes and Barry Keogh(o – 1 each).

Moorefield: Adam Meehan(0 – 5), David White(1 – 2), Niall Hurley Lynch and Aaron Mullins(0 – 2 each), Sean McDonnell(0 - 1)

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