A-League Div 1 Rd 7

Author: Aisling Dwyer

A beautiful evening brought the crowds out to support John Lyon’s men on Saturday in  Summerhill. After last weekends win against Simonstown away ,the Hill were in confident mode.  A four goal fest was in order  for Summerhill.

The Early points were scored by Dunshaughlin who started the strongest ,but an excellent point from play by David Larkin and a well worked goal seconds later from Liam Shaw settled the Summerhill Men into this game. A second goal from Conor Lyons with points from Cian Devlin, Conor Frayne and Summerhill were well and truly in control. Dunshaughlin did reply with a goal from Wes Goodwin and two further points but Davy  Dalton showed his class with an excellent  Goal on 18 minutes. Liam Shaws free left it 3-5 to 1-5 at halftime .

Summerhill were sharpest on the re-start with points coming from David Larkin and Dalton. Dunshaughlin had the majority of possession for  the next quarter then but didn’t always convert the scores, missing a penalty also.Willie and Ronan Ryan holding firm as ever in defence for Summerhill .

A brilliant goal by Cian  Devlin  following a well timed run and excellent play with Conor Lyons left the Hill lads in cruise control 4-7 to 1-7. John Lyons introduced his bench and this great  team performance at home continued .  Dunshaughlin did put over four points in this half , but the in form Paddy McGrath’s score left the final score Summerhill 4-8 to Dunshaughlins 1-9.

Full Time Score: Summerhill 4-8 Dunshaughlin 1-9
Team: Tony McDonnell,John Lavelle,Willie Ryan,Ronan Ryan,Padraig Geraghty, Iarla Hughes, Cian Devlin (1-1),Micheal Byrne, Paddy McGrath (0-1), John Keane,David Larkin (0-2),Conor Lyons (1-1)Conor Frayne (0-1), Davey Dalton(1-1), Liam Shaw(1-1).
Subs;Eoghan Crowe for John Keane ,Eamonn Ryan for Conor Frayne,Rod McAuliffe for Liam Shaw,Eamonn McDonnell for Davy Dalton and Jack Davies for John Lavelle.