Dunshaughlin got their 2nd win of the championship campaign with Walterstown only registering their first score 10 minutes into the second half in this 3rd round encounter in Trim on Sunday evening.
Dunshaughlin got off the mark after 6 minutes from a free, Walterstown defended well to prevent further scores with only 3 points scored in the first 20 minutes. Walterstown however were closed down quickly in possession and lacked penetration up front with Dunshaughlin adding a further 4 points before the break to lead 0-7 to 0-0.
Dunshaughlin added to their tally with 2 points in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Christopher Farrelly opened the scoring for the Blacks after 10 minutes of the second half, this spurred Walterstown on with Alban Crosbie adding a 2nd point before Christopher Farrelly scored his 2nd to leave 6 between the sides with 13 minutes left. Walterstown however were dealt a major below with Mark and David Reynolds both receiving red cards in the closing 10 minutes, Dunshaughlin responded by adding a further score to put 7 between the sides with 5 minutes left. Walterstown finished the game strong scoring 1-02 however with Dunshaughlin continuing to add to their tally they ran out 0-14 to 1-05 winners to get their 2nd win of the campaign.
Walterstown Team: John Davis, Aron McLoughlin, David Reynolds, Colm Reilly, Peter Reynolds, John Geoghegan, Cathal Hennelly, Alban Crosbie, Conor O’Sullivan, Robbie McDonnell, Ruairi O’Dowd, Christopher Farrelly, Paul Donnellan, Mark McCormack, Richie Barry.
Subs: Mark O’Meara for Robbie McDonnell, Colly McGrane for Ruairi O’Dowd, Mark Reynolds for Mark McCormack, Ray Reynolds for Paul Donnellan, Christopher Reynolds for Richie Barry