Maher turns it on for Borris-Ileigh

Borris-Ileigh 2-16 Éire Óg Anacarty 1-11

Maher scored 12 points and looked a class apart as Borris grabbed two first-half goals against the strong wind to trail by 2-3 to 0-10 at the interval. Conor Kenny and Keith Ryan were the marksmen. With Maher deadly accurate, Borris ran into an eight points lead by the three quarter stage (2-12 to 0-10) but a Conor O’Brien goal in the the 47 minute, followed immediately by a Paudie O’Dwyer point raised Éire Óg hopes.

However, Maher added four further points in the closing minutes for a comfortable win for Borris.

BORRIS-ILEIGH: J Bourke; M Treacy, P Maher, S Maher; D Maher, P Stapleton, S Bourke; B Maher(0-12), V Stapleton(0-1); D O Connor, D McCormack (0-3), K Ryan(1-0); K Maher, C Kenny(1-0), M Bourke.

Subs: T Fahey for D Maher; B Harkin for O Connor; M Stapleton for K Maher.

ÉIRE ÓG , ANACARTY: D Mooney; M O Dwyer, R Ryan, P McGrath; K Fox, B Fox (0-1), D Ryan; T Fox(0-1), D Hogan; P O Dwyer(0-5), C O Brien(1-1), D O Dwyer(0-1); S Ryan(0-1), E Kennedy, R O Brien(0-1)

Subs: D O’Brien for M O’Dwyer; J Furlong for D O’Brien; E Bradshaw for S Ryan.

Referee: J Ryan, Boherlahan-Dualla.

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