Callanan powers Clon home

Clonakilty CC0-19Scoil Ruain, Killenaule1-8

Callanan landed 11 points, all but four from play. His first arrived after six minutes of a tight first half with John Leahy, John Clancy, John Coleman and Ricky O’Flynn ensuring parity at the quarter-hour mark.

Clon then began to take control at centre-field and led by double scores (0-6 to 0-3) after 21 minutes. Though John Doyle brought the south Tipperary boys within a score, the Carbery outfit finished the stronger with two frees from Callanan and a Paul O’Sullivan effort restoring their three-point advantage, (0-9 to 0-6) at the break.

Callanan kicked five consecutive points without replay on the restart, and though Shane Long managed a sole effort for Killenaule in the 42nd minute, Clon kept piling on the pressure.

Long goaled for Killenaule in the final quarter, but it had no real impact as Miceal McCarthy Clancy and the impressive Callanan continued their shooting spree.

Scorers: Clonakilty Community College: C Callanan 0-11 (0-4 frees), J Clancy 0-2, R O'Flynn 0-2, P O'Sullivan 0-2, M McCarthy 0-1, K O'Donovan 0-1.

Scoil Ruain: S Long 1-1, M Doyle 0-3 (0-2 frees) J Coleman 0-2 frees, S O'Brien 0-1, J Leahy 0-1.

CLONAKILTY: M P. O'Regan, D Lynch, E Deasy, J O'Donovan, D O'Regan, F Coughlan, C McManus, M McCarthy, R O'Flynn, P O'Sullivan, C Callanan, T O'Callaghan, K O'Donovan, M Ó hAodha, J Clancy, Sub: C McCarthy for T O'Callaghan (injured)

SCOIL RUAIN: J Molloy, D Molloy, S Hanrahan, T Burke, S Cahill, R O'Meara, N O'Gorman, S Long, J Coleman, J Leahy, P Kirby, A Doheny, M Doyle, D O'Meara, S O'Brien. Sub: S Kelly for O'Gorman (injured)

Referee Dave O'Farrell (Mitchelstown)

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