Spa 0-13 Glenflesk 0-8
This game was played in Spa on Thursday evening, and although both sides missed a number of scoring opportunities throughout, it was the home side that won out in the end.
Despite Gavin Kelly kicking the opening score of the game, Spa led from there on. Early scores for Niall McCarthy, Ciaran Spillane (2) and Shane Fenton edged Spa in front 0-4 to 0-2 at the end of the first quarter, Gavin Kelly kicking the second point for the visitors. Glenflesk were reduced the 14 men shortly thereafter, and with three more scores from Niall McCarthy, John Falvey and Ciaran Spillane, and two more from Glenflesk’s Gavin Kelly, at the break Spa led 0-7 to 0-4.
Glenflesk came back at them in the second half and were soon within a point again after two more Gavin Kelly scores. Niall McCarthy replied with two pointed frees, but again Glenflesk responded with points from Ollie Favier and Alan Murphy to make it 0-9 to 0-8 with ten minutes remaining.
Spa added to their tally with late points from Paul Cahill, Pat Cronin and Liam Spillane (2) and the game finished Spa 0-13 Glenflesk 0-8.
Spa are away to Laune Rangers in the next round on Friday June 21st
Spa Team: David Carroll, Brian Devane, Eoghan Cronin, Connie Cremin, Shane Fenton, Hugh O’Donoghue, Eoin Cronin, Andrew Fitzgerald, Ciaran Spillane, Alfie Giles, Paul Cahill, Conor Kerins, John Falvey, Niall McCarthy, Conor Gleeson. Subs: Keith Myers, Liam Spillane, Conor Brosnan, Thomas Fleming, Pat Cronin
Glenflesk Team: Kenny Cronin, Gary O’Donoghue, Jerry Kennedy, David O’Connor, Denis O’Connor, Oran Donoghue, Stephen Corgini, Donal O’Sullivan, Alan Murphy, Jonathan Bowler, Ollie Favier, Padraig Murphy, Gavin Kelly, Padraig O’Sullivan, Mark O’Donoghue. Subs: Kieran A O’Donoghue, Shane Dennehy
Referee: Denny O’Sullivan (Scartaglin)