Spa 0-9 Dr Crokes 0-16
Hugh O’Donoghue opening the scoring followed by a point from Ryan Kelliher but Crokes responded with scores rom Ciaran Brosnan, Jack Griffin, Darren Gaffey, Roan Delaney and Brendan Falvey to take a 0-5 to 0-2 lead, and this was the gap between the teams for most of the game. Two more from Spa’s Ryan Kelliher and Conor Gleeson and two more from Crokes’ Roan Delaney before the break had Spa trailing 0-4 to 0-7.
Brendan Falvey and Ryan Kelliher exchanged points early in the second half before Spa had a penalty shot sent over the crossbar. Brendan Falvey kicked another for Crokes to put them four ahead before Spa were reduced to 14 men. Ryan Kelliher added two more points but Crokes stretched their lead again with points from Cian O’Neill (4), Brendan Falvey and Mikey Casey. Final scores from Ryan Kelliher and Mikey Casey finished the game at Spa 0-9 Dr Crokes 0-16.
Spa are away to Kilcummin in Round 3 next Tuesday night June 11th.
Spa Team: David Carroll, Connie Cremin, Brian Devane, Thomas Fleming, Thomas Cronin, Eoghan Cronin, Keith Myers, Hugh O’Donoghue, Shane Fenton, Conor Brosnan, Paul Cahill, Alfie Giles, Conor Gleeson, Conor Kerins, Ryan Kelliher. Subs: John McKenna, Mark Bowe, Paul Russell, Mikey Aherne
Dr Crokes Team: Alan Kelly, Creag Courtney, Sean Coppinger, Murt O’Shea, Sean O’Neill, Mark Egan, Mark Cooper, Ciaran Brosnan, Brendan Falvey, James Kelly, Jack Griffin, Shane O’Neill, Roan Delaney, Darren Gaffey, Owen Hayes. Subs: Cian O’Neill, Mikey Casey
Referee: Padraig O’Sullivan (Firies)