Walterstown played Moynalvey in the 1st Round of the B League Div 2 on Wednesday night in Dunganny. Walterstown got off to a terrible start as Moynalvey had 1-2 scored in the first 3 minutes. However the Blacks were undaunted and thanks to goals by Paul Donnellan and Brian O Connell, 2 points by Cormac Madden and 1 by Joey Coogan the score after 15 minutes was 2-3 to 1-3. When Neil Freeman scored their last point of the half, Walterstown were by 2-5 to 1-3 to the fore. Walterstown’s fast defenders, ably marshalled by full back Brian McGrane closed down Moynalveys attacks efficiently. At mid field Christopher Farrelly and Joey Coogan had to work hard to restrict the 2 tall Moynalvey lads.
Early in the second half Walterstown’s veteran, Kevin Devine, added another goal for Walterstown thanks to a clever flick. Moynalvey continued to work hard and added some nice points. However when Walterstown’s Joey Coogan’s well placed shot found the net 10 minutes from the end, the gap was too big for Moynalvey and the final score read 4-7 to 1-9
Walterstown—Ciaran Lydon, Dan Halligan, Brian McGrane, Aron Dunphy, Mark O Meara, Conor Cullen, Kashif Ali, Christopher Farrelly, Joey Coogan(1-1), Paul Donnellan (1-0), Brian O Connell (1-1), Alan Wall, Cormac Madden (0-3), Kevin Devine (1-0), Neil Freeman (0-2)
Subs:Donal Traynor for Mark O Meara, Conor Cassidy for Neil Freeman, Francis Cosgrove for Kevin Devine, Darragh Keegan for Ciaran Lydon, Vinny Murphy for Cormac Madden
Final Score Moynalvey 1:09 Walterstown 4:07