FL Div 3: Ultans on a roll
15 June 2017
St Ultans 1-15 Kilmainhamwood 0-14
St Ultans followed up their championship win on Sunday against Syddan with victory over Kilmainhamwood on Wednesday night in the A League.
St Ultans started brightly and took advantage of the wind to race into a 1-5 to no score lead with brace of points from Mark Allen and Cian Rennicks, a point from Emmet Costello and a well finished goal from wing back Alan Martin who finished low and hard to the net after a good run. Kilmainhamwood responded well with 4 of the next 5 scores but Ultans regained their compusure to finish the half strongly with points from Kevin Galligan, Mark Allen and a free and 45 from Ronan Breslin. Kilmainhamwood scored the last point of the half to leave the score 1-10 to 0-5 but Ultans could have extended their lead but the Kilmainhamwood keeper pulled off a fine save from a Cian Rennicks penalty after Breslin was fouled.
Kilmainhamwood enjoyed the better of the second half taking advantage of the breeze but a brace of points from Kevin Galligan and Mark Allen and a free from Cian Rennicks ensured they couldn't close the gap and Ultans ran out 4 point winners at the final whistle. Next up in A League for St Ultans is Clann Na Gael.
St. Ultans: Cian Farnan, Darren Costello, Sean Herward, Jason Bennett, Declan Ball, Ronan Galligan, Alan Martin 1-0, Declan Galligan, Kevin Galligan 0-3 , Emmet Costello 0-1, Mark Allen 0-6, Conor Smyth, Ronan Breslin 0-2 1f,145 , Conor Smyth , Cian Rennicks 0-3 1f. Subs Used Darren Kavanagh, Barry Brady, Shane Mulroe