Corn Na Bóinne Quater-Final
Walterstown vs Ballinabrackey in Walterstown
Wed 17th July
Final Score : 1-13 to 0- 11
The heavens opened just before this match in Walterstown last wed night so conditions underfoot were not ideal. However this was a good competitive match despite the slippery conditions., Ballinabrackey got off to the better start and were 2 points to nil up after 10 minutes before Conor O Sullivan pointed for Walterstown. At half time Ballinabrackey were 4 points to 3 ahead.
Both sides seemed to handle the conditions better in the second half. After Ballinabrackey had a player sent off after 10 minutes Walterstown seemed to be getting on top. However Walterstown had cornerback Colm Reilly dismissed only 5 minutes later. From then on Ballinabrackey slowly gained control of the game and when Ref Andrew Smith blew for full time the Bracks were 1-13 to 11 ahead
Walterstown J Davis, E O Mahony, C Cullen, C Reilly, C. McGrane,D Reynolds, A McLoughlin, C. O Sullivan (0-2), A Crosbie (0-2,1F), Barry O Connell (0-2), J Geoghegan, A Treanor, C Farrelly, Brian O Connell (0-4,3F), MMcCormack
Subs S McCabe (0-1)for C O Sullivan, C McGuinness for C Cullen, C Lenehan for Barry O Connell, Adam Barrett for M McCormack(Black Card)