Dublin IT forced to battle over IT Carlow

Dublin IT 1-12 IT Carlow 1-09: DIT had to work hard to see off the persistent challenge of IT Carlow before emerging three-point winners in this O’Byrne Cup tie at the IT Carlow grounds yesterday.

Dublin IT forced to battle over IT Carlow

There was early drama when a second minute DIT penalty taken by Conor Madden was well saved by Carlow goalie Robert Samson.

The Dublin students did break through for a 16th minute goal from Paul Brogan which was cancelled out in the 27th minute by a fine finish from Carlow’s Chris Healy. DIT led 1-4 to 1-3 at half time.

Although the home side forged 1-7 to 1-5 ahead in the second half, wind-assisted DIT rattled off a series of unanswered points, with Glenn O’Reilly, Paul Brogan, Ciarán Reddin, Conor Grimes and Cillian Lynn finding the target.

Scorers for DIT: P Brogan 1-2, B McMahon 0-3, C Grimes 0-2 (frees), C Madden 0-2, D O’Reilly, C Reddin, G O’Reilly, C Lynn 0-1 each. .

Scorers for IT Carlow:C Healy 1-1, L Boland 0-3 (0-2f), B Murphy 0-2, B McHugh 0-1f, T Dever, R O’Brien 0-1 each.

DIT: Chris Cashman; G Gallagher, B Power, S Clayton; C Doyle, D O’Reilly, S O’Connor; C Compton, C Reddin; C Madden, B McMahon, G O’Reilly; P Brogan, C Grimes, C Lynn

Subs: D Shatwell for Compton (injured) (34); G Troy for O’Connor (55); D McGrath for Lynn (58); A Fleming for O’Reilly (69).

IT Carlow: R Samson; D Smyth, C Lawlor, J Hendy; G Weldon, A Forde, C Ward; B McHugh, B Murphy; T Dever, N Moynihan, A O’Brien; C Healy, R O’Brien, L Boland.

Subs: N Kane for A O’Brien (h/t); S McGraynor for Moynihan (h/t); R Kelly for Ward (49); L McCabe for Dever (65).

Referee: D Fedigan (Louth).

More in this section

Puzzles logo
IE-logo

Puzzles hub

Visit our brain gym where you will find simple and cryptic crosswords, sudoku puzzles and much more. Updated at midnight every day. PS ... We would love to hear your feedback on the section right HERE.

Sport
Newsletter

Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up
Puzzles logo
IE-logo

Puzzles hub

Visit our brain gym where you will find simple and cryptic crosswords, sudoku puzzles and much more. Updated at midnight every day. PS ... We would love to hear your feedback on the section right HERE.