Westport GAA

Westport 2-09 Ballinrobe 1-07

Westport continued their unbeatan record in Division 1 of the league with a good home win over Ballinrobe on Sunday last.  Ballinrobe started the stronger of the two going 3 points to no score up after 12 minutes but Westport got back into it with a well worked goal finished by Rory Connolly along with good points from Damien Keane and Dermot O Connor left the half time score WEstport 1-04 Ballinrobe 1-04.  The second have was slow to start with no score for 15 minutes.  With the first score being a penalty from Stephen Brodrick and further points from Damien Keane put Westport 7 points clear with 10 minutes to go.  Ballinrobe scored 2 frees and had a goal bound shot saved by Tom Higgins with 5 minutes to go. Westport ran out winners in the end by 5 points.  Westport team Tom Higgins, Brian Higgins, Thady Gavin, Dessie Keane, Liam Joyce, Lee Keegan, James McHale, Kevin Keane, Dermot O Connor 0-01, Martin Gill, Damien Keane 0-06, Eammon Walsh, Stephen Brodrick 1-01, Phil Keegan, Rory Connolly 1-01. Subs Used Ronan Gibbons for Eammon Walsh, Ryan Cafferky for Phil Keegan, Gary Keane for Martin Gill and Niall O Malley for Kevin Keane inj.