Laune Rangers B team faced Beaufort on Tuesday evening in their last fixture in the Mid Kerry Junior League. Both sides had periods of dominance in the opening exchanges. Patrick Daly (free) and David Costello pointed early for the home side, while Mick O’Sullivan, Gary Coffey (2), Kevin O’Brien had Beaufort in the lead. However, a goal from the penalty spot by Patrick Daly put Rangers ahead by 1-2 to 0-4 with 15 minutes played, after David Costello had been fouled inside the square. Points were then traded between the sides as Kevin O’Brien (free) & Padraig O’Sullivan of Beaufort and Jamie Clifford & Gavin O’Shea of Rangers left the home side ahead by a point after 21 minutes. Beaufort finished the half stronger though, and points from Kevin O’Brien (2, 1free), Mike Fogarty & Mick O’Sullivan gave the visitors the lead at the break. The score at Half Time:- Laune Rangers 1-4, Beaufort 0-10.
Laune Rangers: Jason Browne, George Evans, Tadhg Curran, David Coffey, Pa Sheehan (0-1), Ronan Sayers, Gavin O’Shea (0-1), Daniel Macbeth (0-2), Mark Healy, David Costello (1-1), Declan Cawley (0-3), Paul Browne, Jamie Clifford (0-1), Kieran Doona, Patrick Daly (1-2, 1 pen, 1f). Subs used: Aidan Cox, Colm O’Mahony (0-2), Manus Gallagher.
Beaufort: Jason Foley, Patch Sullivan, Brendan Cronin, Jeremiah O’Sullivan, Gary Tangney, James O’Reilly, Tom O’Hagan, Conor Breen, Padraig O’Sullivan (0-1), Mike Fogarty (0-1), Gary Coffey (0-2), Padraig Hallissey, Aaron Foley (0-2), Kevin O’Brien (0-7, 5f), Mick O’Sullivan (0-2).