Summerhill continued their push to reach the quarter finals of the Fairyhouse Steel SFC beating Rathkenny in Pairc Tailteann on Saturday evening. Despite the high scoring result it was Rathkenny who lead for most of the first half and it was only when Conor Frayne hit the net twenty minutes into the half that the ‘hill started to get a foothold on the game, going in at the break 1-7 to 0-7 .
A goal from Paul Larkin four minutes into the second half put Summerhill into the driving seat and further goals from Diarmuid McCabe(16 mins) and a second from Conor Frayne (18mins) wrapped the game up as a contest. Summerhill play Longwood in two weeks in the final round of the group stages.
Half Time Summerhill 1-7 Rathkenny 0-7
Full Time Summerhill 4-19 Rathkenny 1-11
Team: Tony McDonnell, John Lavelle, Willie Ryan, Iarla Hughes, Ross Ryan, Ronan Ryan(0-1),Padhraig Geraghty, Padraig Jennings, Micheal Byrne, Kevin Ryan, David Larkin, Conor Frayne (2-3),Barry Dardis(0-4(3f), David Dalton, Paul Larkin(1-2).
Subs: Diarmuid McCabe (1-1) for David Dalton, Liam Shaw (0-5) for Kevin Ryan, Conor Lyons (0-1) for Barry Dardis, Stephen Husband(0-1) for John Lavelle, John Keane for Padraig Geraghty, Sean Dalton (0-1) for Conor Frayne.
Referee Cormac Reilly