County Under 14 League Round 5:- Div 1 Laune Rangers vs Ballymac. Div 9 Kerins O'Rahillys 10 & 11/5/17

posted 12 May 2017, 13:56 by Laune Rangers
DIVISION ONE:- Laune Rangers vs Kilcummin

Laune Rangers finished the County Division One League phase in first place following defeat of Kilcummin on Thursday evening.

Laune Rangers were much stronger in the early part of the game, and led by four points after 10 minutes with Adam Owens (3, 1 free) and Callum Russell getting on the scoreboard. The Laune Rangers defence had the upper hand with Ciarán O’Sullivan and James Byrne excelling with Tom Whittleton & Aona O’Shea in support. Kilcummin registered their first scores of the game to see Laune Rangers lead by 0-4 to 0-2 with a quarter played.

Rangers stretched their lead out to seven with five unanswered points through Adam Owens (2), Darragh O’Grady, Calum Moriarty & Marc Clifford, putting together some great phases of play in the process. With four minutes to play in the half, a loss of concentration at the back saw the visitors score 2-1 in quick succession to tie the game up at the break. Half Time score:- Laune Rangers 0-9, Kilcummin 2-3.

Laune Rangers immediately made up for the scores condeded before the break with three goals in the opening five minutes of the second half – Calum Russell, Marc Clifford & Adam Owens all hitting the net with Clifford’s goal catching the eye in particular with a great finish to the top corner. Callum Russell palmed a Calum Moriarty pass to the net for Rangers’ fourth goal before two well taken points from Marc Clifford saw Laune Rangers leading by 4-11 to 2-3 with a quarter to play.

Kilcummin scored a goal to lift their spirits and added two points late on, but Rangers scored a fifth goal through Jack Healy and points from Adam Owens, Jack Healy, Callum Russell (free), Marc Clifford and James Treacy to close out the game in style. Full Time Score:- Laune Rangers 5-16, Kilcummin 3-5.

Laune Rangers will host Ballymacelligott in the Division One Semi Final, with details of the tie yet to be finalised.

Laune Rangers Team:- Jake Reenstierna, Cathal Crowley, James Byrne, Ciarán O’Sullivan, Aona O’Shea, Matt Reenstierna, Tom Whittleton, Callum Russell (2-2), Ryan Diggin, Marc Clifford (1-4), Callum Moriarty (0-1), Daniel Evans, Darragh O’Grady (0-1), Adam Owens (1-6), Jack Healy (1-1). Subs: James Treacy (0-1), Mikey O’Donnell, Jack O’Sullivan.

DIVISION NINE:- Laune Rangers vs Kerins O’Rahillys

In Division Nine, Laune Rangers had a comfortable win over Kerins O’Rahillys in the final round of fixtures to secure a semi final spot in the Division.

In a one sided matchup, goals from Cillian Foley, Darragh Evans, Eoin Lynch, Senan O’Meara & Darragh Callan were among the highlights on an evening where 22 development team players all played a significant number of minutes.

Laune Rangers will travel to Ballymacelligott in the Division Nine Semi Final, with details of the tie yet to be finalised.

Laune Rangers Squad (13 a side):- Jack Foley, Barry Moriarty, Cillian Buckley, James Prendiville, Eoin Lynch, Daniel Evans, Killian Spillane, Cillian Foley, Senan O’Meara, Joseph Cronin Langham, Oisin Lynch, Darragh Evans, Eoghan Joy; David Crowley, Cathal O’Callaghan, Darragh Callan, Adam Carey, Ryan McCormack, Gearoid Prendiville, Cillian Moriarty, Hugh Fitzpatrick, Jamie Healy.