On Sunday last the South Minor B Football Final was excellent entertainment for all present with both teams quite evenly matched with Ballyporeen just edging it with a pointed free in stoppage time
In doing so won they captured the Dick Cummins Cup for the second time in three years leaving Killenaule with a second successive defeat in the final in two years.
The game was played in Ned Hall Park, Clonmel.
The sides were level at half-time Ballyporeen 1-8, Killenaule 2-5. Killenaule’s goals came from Mark Doyle and Aidan Croke with Jason Cahill raising a green flag for Bally.
Shortly after the restart Killenaule were struck a blow when losing Dominic Blake to a second yellow card. James Doyle with his side’s third goal gave Killenaule an advantage. Rian O’Callaghan then went on a solo run and finished with a magnificent goal to put Ballyporeen in front again. Killenaule levelled again but in the final minute from a tight angle Ciaran Cahill pointed to give Ballyporeen the victory on a score line Ballyporeen 2-13 Killenaule 3-9.
Scorers Ballyporeen Fionnan O Sullivan 0-8 (7f), Jason Cahill 1-2, Rian O Callaghan 1-0, Ciaran Cahill 0-2, Adam Mackin 0-1.
Scorers Killenaule, Aiden Croke 1-1 (1f), James Doyle 1-1, Padraig Feehan 0-4(3f),Mark Doyle 1-0, Billy Barrett 0-2, Robbie Blake 0-1
Ballyporeen: Michael Kearney, John Ryan, James Hannon, Aaron Mackin, Kevin Slattery, Rian O’Callaghan, David Russell, Fionnan O’Sullivan, Jason Cahill, Ciaran Cahill, William English, Adam Mackin, Adrian English, Noel Vaughan, Andrew Gorey,
Killenaule: Niall Murphy, Eoin McCormack, Jack Gleeson, Denis Fogarty, Ashley Laslett, Dominic Blake, Adam O’Connell, James Feehan, Luke Trimble, Aiden Croke, James Doyle, Padraig Feehan, Robbie Blake, Billy Barrett, Mark Doyle.
Refreee Brian Tyrrell (Commercials).
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