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.
MUNSTER CLUB INTERMEDIATE QUARTER FINAL
And the train keeps puffing along, Continued from the above report, we were off again on Sunday to Cloughduv to be exact a place not far outside Ballincollig where our Intermediates took to the field again this time in the Quarter Final of the Munster Club, taking on the Cork Champions Bandon. Great to look around and see plenty of the Black n Amber on show, A sure sign everyone was behind this panel of players and mentors and were worthy of the support they were getting from all at home and afar. Lismore's first score came from a 65 in the 2nd min of the game from the stick of Mce. Pressure play from Bandon also resulted in them getting a 65 and they in turn pointed as well. Level. Both teams exchanged scores. A free was given to Lismore as a result of a Bandon player picking the sliotar off the ground with his hand, Maurice duely scored a pt from this for Lismore. Ray Barry took a sideline in which Maurice collected and buried to the back of the Bandon net. Brian Bennett came on for Jordan as he was injured in the 11th min. On Brian's first touch passed onto Maurice and again GOAL his second of the day. Score now reading 2 03 to 02. A good passage of play from Bandon just before half time gave them a a ,goal, now 2 04 1 03. Half time score Lismore 2 10 Bandon 1 06.
Maurice got the first score of the second half a pt from a free. Both sides exchanged pts and John Prendergast got his name on the scoresheet, followed by another from Ray Barry. A free to Bandon put pressure on the Lismore backline but there was no way through for them and their effort on goal was saved brilliantly. More pts from Peter O Keeffe and Brendan Landers extended the Lismore lead now reading 2 16 to 1 04. Lismore made some changes with Ronan Landers, Ollie Lineen Sean Reaney, coming on for Maurice, Peter & Minty,. What a great day for Lismore hurling. Final score Lismore 2 20 Bandon 1 07. Scorers for Lismore on the day, Maurice Shanahan 2 10, Dan Shanahan 02, Ray Barry 03 Brendan Landers 01, Peter O Keeffe 01, Jack Prendergast 02 John Prendergast 1pt. What's next for us , another trip to Fraher Field this Saturday coming Nov 5th @ 2p.m to take on Newport of Tipperary in the Munster Club Semi Final. Come along again to support the lads on this great occassion A MUNSTER CLUB SEMI FINAL keep the flag flying, Cmon the BLACK N AMBER. LISMORE ABU.
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