INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP COUNTY FINAL 2016.
Lismore Intermediates took on Dunhill in the 2016 Championship County Final in Fraher Field last Friday evening Oct 28th @ 7.30 p.m. What a match this turned out to be, a night to remember for our club not just for now but for many a year to come. In the first 30sec after the throw in Lismore registered their first score of the night, a pass from Dan to Jack Prendergast who in turn swiftly passed on again to Mce Shanahan buried the sliotar to the back of the Dunhill net. Brian Bennett came on as a blood sub for Mce. Dunhill in turn got a pt from play. Peter O Keeffe gave a good pass onto Dan who in turn scored a pt. Mce returned to the field of play on the 4th min. Some good play from Dunhill produced a goal for them now 2 02 each Level. Game on. Within seconds Lismore had another goal on the score sheet, thanks to the stick of Dan Shanahan. Some good play from Lismore resulted in pts from Jack Prendergast & Brendan Landers. Another passage of good play by Lismore saw a quick goal been taken by Mce followed on by a pt from the same player. Dan was deprived of a certain goal by a fine save from the Dunhill keeper. Half time was coming and more pts were added to the Lismore scoreline they coming from Peter, Mce, Dan & Jack. Half time score reading Lismore 4 12 Dunhill 1 04.
Dunhill got the first pt of the second half. Lismore had three wides within a short time of each other. Jordan was fouled and in turn Mce scored a pt from the free which was awarded. More pts followed from Jack & Peter. Eoin Bennett was replaced by Sean Reaney on the 48th mins. Another goal came from Dan came shortly afterwards from pressure of play around the Dunhill goalmouth. Subs came on for Lismore Emmett Quann for Ray Barry, Ronan Landers for Jack Prendergast, Eric O Sullivan for Dan Shanahan, Brian Bennett for Brendan Landers. 4 mins of extra time was announced but it didn't make any difference to the result of the game because Lismore were to be crowned County Intermediate Champions for 2016 finishing on a scoreline of Lismore 5 19 Dunhill 1 07. Man of the match was Lismore 's player Jack Prendergast. Scorers on the night for Lismore were as follows:Mce Shanahan 2 08, Jack Prendergast 1 03 Dan Shanahan 2 03, Peter O Keeffe 03, Brendan Landers 02. They now go onto play Bandon on Sunday @ 2p.m. in the Quarter Final of the Munster Club. Congratulations to all involved with this fine win.