Walterstown travelled to Ballivor in round 2 of the league on Sunday afternoon.
Ballivor got off the mark the quickest scoring a goal with 5 minutes gone. E.Hennelly opened the scoring for the blacks a minute later before J.Donnellan reduced the gap to 1 point with 13 minutes gone. Ballivor however hit back with their 2nd goal of the game to lead by 4 points with 15 minutes gone. Julie Donnellan brought it back to a goal between the sides with 20 minutes gone. E.Hennelly then had the sides level hitting the back of the net and J.Donnellan added a 2nd goal after a fine solo run from the half back line before rifling into the roof of the net, this put the blacks ahead for the first time in the match. J.Donnellan added a point just before half time to give Walterstown a 2-04 to 2-0 lead at the break.
Ballivor came out quickest in the second half and soon found themeselves level scoring 1-01 in the opening 5 minutes. Ballivor then went back ahead when once again they hit the back of the net. E.Hennelly brought it back to just 2 between the sides before Ballivor scored their 5th goal of the match to go 5 ahead with 15 minutes gone. M.Grey who had come on as a sub a t ht soon cancelled out this goal with a goal of her own 2 minutes later to bring it back to just 2 between the sides. Ballivor left it a goal between the sides adding a point with 23 minutes gone. With time running out M.Grey found herself one v one against the goalie and coolly slotted it to the back of the net to leave the the sides finishing level – Full time score Ballivor 5-02 v Walterstown 4-05
Walterstown team: C.Mooney, Y.Hynes, M.O’Neill, L.O’Neill, R.Daly, J.Finley, A.Brady, E.Hennelly, J.Donnellan, A.Lawes, M.Madden, A.Treanor, R.Hennelly, S.Whelan, R.Irwin
Subs: M.Gray for S.Whelan, A.McCormack for R.Hennelly, M.Carolan for M.Madden, C.Conway for A.Treanor.