Ballinlough remain unbeaten in Division 6 of the B-League with a seven point win over Drumbaragh in Ballinlough on Tuesday evening.
The home side played against the wind in the first half but early goals from Simon Deevey and Jack Tunney gave them an ideal start as Drumbaragh were made work hard for their scores. Derek Muldoon and Michael Mc Grane were prominent in defence for ‘The Reds’ as their opponents were restricted to three points in the first half. Kevin Mallen (2) and Niall Farrelly added points for Ballinlough as they led; 2-3 to 0-3, at half-time.
A goal in the 37th minute from John Rennicks brought Drumbaragh back into contention; 1-5 to 2-5, but Conor Briody and Daniel Mc Cartan were performing well in the Ballinlough attack and a goal from Niall Farrelly in the 48th minute all but sealed victory as they went ahead; 3-6 to 1-5. Both teams added three more points before the end as Ballinlough made it three wins from three matches.
Ballinlough: M. Brady, Shane Smith, D. Muldoon, J. Baugh, P. Briody, E. O’ Reilly, M. Mc Grane, K. Mallen (0-2f), S. Fagan (0-2), D. Farrelly, C. Briody (0-2), N. Farrelly (1-2, 2f), J. Tunney (1-0), S. Deevey (1-0), D. Mc Cartan (0-1). Subs: Jonathon O’ Reilly for Mallen and P. Smith for Mc Cartan.