On Saturday Éire Óg welcomed St Dympna’s of Luton to Horspath. The Oxford men started brightly going in to a 4 point lead thanks to scores from Colin Forde, Piers McGlynn and Peter O’ Donovan. Dympna’s rallied and got back into the game. An excellent goal from Kevin Morrissey saw the Oxford side get back on top before the break.
Half Time: Éire Óg 1-07 St Dympna’s 0-4
A score from Conor Carr opened he second half. However this was the last score for a while as the Luton team got back into the game. The Éire Óg defence stood firm, espeacially Gearoid O’ Luasa and Noel Burke to deny goal chances. With ten minutes to go Harrisson (Ruud Van Nistelrooy!) Davies scored a real poachers effort. Points followed from Lim Reale and Sean Quinn to close out the game.
Final score: Éire Óg 2-13 St Dympna’s 0-10
Éire Óg Panel: G O Luasa, D fahy, N Burke, D Behan, M Fallon, R Boyle, M De Cogan, C Forde, C Dillon, P McGlynn, L Reale, C Carr, S Quinn, K Morrissey, P O’ Donovan, H Davies, T MacDonagh, C Weir, O McShane, T Griffin, J O’ Driscoll, J McCusker.
Management: J Gaughan, E Devlin, E Connaughton.