AFL Div 2 – Walterstown 1-17 v Moynalvey 2-10

This game started slowly with both defences playing solidly and did not allow the forwads many scoring chances. Moynalvey got the first point of the game Walterstown responded with the next three points coming from Cathal Hennelly and two from Alban Crosbie.  Moynalvey scored their next point on the 11th minute, Robbie McDonnell scored a lovely long range point to restore Walterstown’s 2 point lead. From the 14th minute onwards Moynalvey pushed on and scored the next 5 points pushing them into a 3point lead. Walterstown reduced the deficit with the next two scores from Ray Reynolds and Christopher Farrelly. The game took a turn for the worse for the blacks when Moynalvey scored 1-01 in injury time of the first half to leave the blacks trailing at half time by 5 points.

 

HT: Walterstown: 0-06 Moynalvey 1-08

 

Walterstown responded brilliantly after the half time team talk,  scoring the first five points of the second half with Christopher Farrelly (2), Christopher Reynolds, Mark McCormack and Robbie McDonnell all getting on the scoreboard. The blacks were rampant and Alban Crosbie added a lovely well taken goal and a point to push the blacks into a 4 point lead with just 10 minutes gone in second half. Moynalvey got their first point in the second half on the 12th minute Walterstown however were in no mood to let their lead slip and kept the score board ticking over with points from Mark McCormack (2),  Alban Crosbie, Robbie McDonnell and Christopher Farrelly  this gave the Blacks a 8 point lead with just 3 minutes remaining. Moynalvey scored a point and were awarded a penalty on the stroke of full time which they converted to reduce the final winning margin to 4 points for Walterstown

Full time: Walterstown 1 – 17 Moynalvey 2 – 10

 

Walterstown Team C Lydon A McLoughlin J Geoghegan C Reilly, C.Murphy, D.Reynolds, C.Hennelly, C.O’Sullivan, M.Reynolds, M.McCormack, R.Reynolds, C.Farrelly, R.McDonnell, A.Crosbie, C.Reynolds

 

Sub: K.Devine for R.Reynolds (bc)

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