HL Div 1: Na Fianna lose in Kilmessan
16 May 2017
Na Fianna's Barry Slevin
Kilmessan 0-19 Na Fianna 0-14
Na Fianna travelled to Kilmessan on Saturday evening in this hurling league division 1 game and lost out by 5 points to their hosts.
Na Fianna playing with the aid of the elements in the first half opened up a 9 point to 7 lead. Barry Slevin accounted for 7 of these scores (5 frees), David Kirby and Diarmuid Bailey also on target.
Kilmessan rallied in the second half and by the third quarter they had drew level at 13 points apiece. Barry Slevin with the four Na Fianna points in this spell. It was the senior club who finished strongly and outscored their visitors by 6 points to a Barry Slevin free in this final quarter.
Best for Na Fianna was Ronan Bryne, Diarmuid Bailey, David Kirby & Barry Slevin.
Before the game a minutes silence was held for Catherine Clavin who was buried on Saturday afternoon. Ar dheis de go raibh a'hanam
Na Fianna: E. Reilly, N. Burke, P. Slevin, S. Coffey R. Byrne, S. Burke, O. Coffey, D. Bailey (0-1) M. Slevin, E. Gorry, B. Slevin, (0-12, 8f), C. Boggan, J. Mc Guinness, C. Slattery, D. Kirby (0-1). Subs: D. Lyons for J. Mc Guinness & C. Cosgrave for O. Coffey