Rahilly and Horan swing it for Scart

Scartaglin (Kerry) 2-7 Diarmuid Ó Mathúnas (Cork) 0-7
Scartaglin won the Munster Club junior B football championship with a hard-earned victory over Cork champions Diarmuid Ó Mathúnas at Knockaderry, Limerick yesterday.

Indeed, in wintry conditions, goals were always going to be decisive and the Kerry champions had one in each half to help them on their way. Man-of-the-match Noel Rahilly got one with the other coming from centre-forward Mike Horan. Declan O’Mahoney and Pat Murphy also had big inputs for a Scartaglin side who had five of their forwards in the scoresheet.

Aidan Collins and Barry Lordan did well in defence for the West-Cork side with JP O’Callaghan getting four of their points.

Scorers for Scartaglin: N Rahilly, M Horan 1-0 each, P Rahilly, C Cummins 0-2 each, M Coakley, J Coakley, T Boyle 0-1 each.

Diarmuid Ó Mathúnas scorers: JP O’Callaghan 0-4, J O’Donovan, P Crowley, S Coughlan 0-1 each.

SCARTAGLIN: M Hewitt; G O’Connor, B Cronin, D O’Mahony; P Murphy, P Reidy, S Riordan; D Murphy, M Coakley; N Rahilly, M Horan, B Rahilly; P Rahilly, J Coakley, J Boyle. Sub: C Cummins.

DIARMUID Ó MATHÚNAS: G O’Leary: C O’Mahony, A Collins, B Horgan; J Sullivan, B Lordan, A O’Leary; T Lordan, J Crowley; D O’Leary, J O’Donovan, D Nyhan; P Crowley, JP O’Callaghan, S Coughlan.

Referee: M Doherty (Rathkeale).

© Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved

More in this Section

From wild card to trump card: How Liam Hassett is shaking up the Kerry dressing room

Diarmuid Murphy on keepers turning into distributors

David Hickey: ‘If any team goes toe-to-toe with this Dublin team, they will lose’

Frank Browne: ‘I knew when I went into the room, I knew her soul was gone’


Breaking Stories

Rickie Fowler holds the Barclays lead as Ryder Cup edges closer

O'Donovan brothers set for heroes welcome when they return to Cork this evening

Lifestyle

Irish wool textile weaving is alive and thriving

Make your garden a musical haven, with help from green-fingered DJ Jo Whiley

Robin Gill’s Garden Courgette with Smoked Buffalo Milk Curd and Roof-Top Honey

We ask some siblings what it’s really like to work with your sister

More From The Irish Examiner