Simonstown Gaels 7-6
Simonstown started brightly in this u13 league contest played in windy conditions in Ashbourne on Sunday evening. The returning Erik Paulson Mooney accompanied Karlois Aukstakis in midfield and both had an impressive first half, setting up Davy McKeever and Mark Rennicks for some well taken scores. Simonstown lead 6-5 to 3-3 at the interval, thanks to Cathal Lyons, Daragh Dooner and Eoin Byrne’s tight marking in defense for the blues.
The second half saw Simonstown rattle the crossbar on two occasions but they were put under constant pressure from the home side as the game progressed. Donaghmore Ashbourne finished the stronger to record a three point victory. Best for Simonstown were McKeever, Dooner, Paulson Mooney and Tommy Dowdall.
Simonstown play Seneschalstown this Thursday in Simonstown at 6.45pm in their final league fixture.
Simonstown Team: Seweryn Pasek, Paddy Heaney, Daragh Dooner, Senan Campbell, Cathal Lyons, Eoin Byrne, Erik Paulson Mooney, Karolis Aukstakis, Tommy Dowdall (2-1), Davy McKeever (2-3), Ciarán Dawson (0-1), Mark Rennicks (2-1), Cian Cantwell (1-0) Tadhg McCabe