Spa 2-15 Templenoe 1-7
Spa were home to Templenoe on Sunday in the final round of the Senior Co League.
Michael Foley and Michael O’Donoghue (2) exchanged early points with Brian Crowley and Pat Spillane (2) to draw the sides level at 0-3 apiece after ten minutes. Evan Cronin, David Spillane and Niall McCarthy added three more for Spa before Templenoe keeper Colm Breen pulled off a penalty save at the end of the first quarter.
Brian Crowley added another for Templenoe and Michael O’Donoghue tipped the inside of the post to make it 0-7 to 0-4 before James Devane had a great one-on-one save in the Spa goal. The first Spa goal came as Ryan O’Carroll’s effort came back off the post and Niall McCarthy collected the rebound and netted. Mike McCarthy added another Spa point before Shane Cronin set up Ciaran Spillane for a second Spa goal right on half time. At the break Spa were leading by 2-8 to 0-4.
David Spillane and Michael O’Donoghue (2) extended the Spa advantage before Pat Spillane added a point for Templenoe. Mike McCarthy and Brian Crowley swapped points but Spa’s Calum Neher, Paul Cahill and Michael O’Donoghue added another three Spa points. Kieran McCarthy finished the Templenoe goal late in the game and Brian Crowley kicked a final point as the game finished Spa 2-15 Templenoe 1-7.
With 12 points on the board Spa have finished mid-table and have secured their Division 1 status for the 2020 season.
Spa Team: James Devane, Brian Devane, Brian Lynch, Eoghan Cronin, Ciaran Spillane, Eoin Fitzgerald, Dan O’Donoghue, Shane Cronin, Mike McCarthy, Ryan O’Carroll, Michael Foley, Niall McCarthy, David Spillane, Michael O’Donoghue, Evan Cronin.
Templenoe: Colm Breen, Mike Hallissey, Kieran O’Neill, Joseph Sheehan, Patrick Clifford, Tom Spillane, Kieran McCarthy, Sean Sheehan, Josh Crowley Holland, Denis O’Neill, Brian Crowley, Pat Spillane, Stephen O’Sullivan, Dan O’Connor, Cathal Granville, John Moriarty
Referee: Seamus Mulvihill (St Senans)