Hurney the hero for Abbeyside

Abbeyside 3-16 Fourmilewater 0-06
Abbeyside full-forward Patrick Hurney continued his sensational goalscoring form to obliterate Fourmilewater at Fraher Field.

His return now stands at 10-11 from six games. Hurney rustled the rigging on 12 minutes after a pass from brother Gary. Mark Gorman showed his accuracy from placed ball with six successful attempts. On 23 minutes, David Collins sent in a dipping sideline that deceived Conor Ryan and landed in the net, and they led 2-9 to 0-2 at the break.

Hurney settled the outcome 30 seconds after the restart. Mark Ferncombe’s pass picked out Hurney who shot a low rasper to the net. The deadly Mark Gorman kept the scoreboard ticking over to secure 19-point win.

Scorers for Abbeyside: M Gorman (0-11, 6fs, 2 65), P Hurney (2-2), D Collins (1- 0, s-l) G Breen, G Hurney, M Ferncombe (0-1 each).

Scorers for Fourmilewater: J Barron (0-3, 3fs) Seamus Lawlor (0-2), T O’Gorman (0-1).

ABBEYSIDE: S Enright; S O’Donovan, S O’Hare, J Power; M Power, J Gorman, J Hurney; R Foley, D Collins; G Hurney, G Breen, M Fives; M Ferncombe, P Hurney, M Gorman.

Subs: S Briggs for O’Donovan (54), M O’Halloran for Fives (54), C Hickey for M Power (55), S Crotty for P Hurney (58), T Hanrahan for Breen (60).

FOURMILEWATER: C Ryan; J Walsh, Shane Lawlor, D Guiry; C Guiry, L Lawlor, T O’Gorman; Seamus Lawlor, B Wall; M O’Gorman, S Ryan, R Fenton; D Wall, S Walsh, J Barron.

Subs: C Gleeson for Walsh (40), D Ryan for Fenton (40), R Rice for Shane Lawlor (42), JP Fitzgerald for C Guiry (51).

Referee: P Casey.

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