Senior Co League Division 2. Kenmare 2 -13 Desmonds 1-5
Desmonds seniors were well beaten by Kenmare in their Co. league clash on Sunday.
By Pat Hartnett, PRO
Prior to this game there was a minute’s silence for the late Peter Tangney and John Curtin who both passed away recently.
Never Got Going
Desmonds were short many of their starting fifteen for various reasons and never got going on the day.
A goal and two points from Thomas Hickey in the first half kept Desmonds in the game as they trailed the visitors by four points at the break.
A Deserved Win
The second half didn’t get much better as they could only manage a point from Thomas Hickey and two points from sub Shane O’Connell.
Kenmare added a goal and eight points for a deserved win. Up next for Desmonds is Austin Stacks in a couple of weeks.
Listowel’s Early Goal Sinks Desmonds Minors
Desmond’s played their first game in the North Kerry league on Thursday last but were defeated by Listowel after the latter scored a surprise goal in the first minute.
Desmond’s responded well with three points from Danny Hickey and one from Steven Murphy.
The sides exchanged points but a brilliant goal by Listowel, coupled with four unanswered points gave them a 2-10 to 0-10 lead at the break.
The Better Team
Listowel were the better team in the second half as Desmonds tired and the Fealesiders emerged comfortable winners by 4-18 to 1-14.
Danny Hickey scored 0-10; David Shanahan 0-2 and Stephen Murphy 0-2.
They play Moyvane/Tarbert on Mon, August 6th in Castleisland in the next round.
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