IFC: Ultans downed by Ballivor

May 19, 2014

Paul Murray St Ultans
St Ultans 2-7
Ballivor 0-15

St Ultans will count themselves unlucky to come away with nothing from this IFC match after producing arguably their best performance in the championship so far.

A Paul Murray fisted goal following a free from Cian Rennicks on 6mins had St Ultans a point ahead, another Murray point and scores from Rennicks and Ronan Breslin pushed Ultans 1-3 to 0-3 ahead on the quarter hour, Rennicks kicked a close range free to extend the lead on 20mins but then Ballivor took control and 5 unanswered points sent them in at the break ahead 1-4 to 0-8

2 early ballivor points put them 3 ahead,then a turning point when midfielder Kevin Galligan broke through and his goal bound shot was deflected out for a 45 which was duly dispatched by Conor Smith

The next passage of played summed up St Ultans luck,a good quick passing move ended with Breslin crashing his shot off the crossbar with the keeper beaten

Ballivor stretched their lead to 4 points on 18 mins but were undone in the 19th min with a Rennicks goal followed quickly by a point by Rennicks again to draw level with 8mins left 2-6 to 0-12 Emmet Costello kicked Ultans final score to finish 2-7 to 0-15
Best for Ultans were Ronan Galligan, Conor Smith, Murray and Rennicks

St Ultans Cian Farnan, Sean o Hoireabhard, Declan Galligan, Jason Bennett, Ronan Galligan, Darren Mallon, Gearoid Rennicks, Conor Smith (0-1), Kevin Galligan, Mark Allen, Paul Murray (1-1), Ciaran Rogers, Ronan Breslin (0-1), Cian Rennicks (1-3), Sean Power.

Emmet Costello(0-1) for Rogers 45mins
Darren Costello for Power 49mins

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