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Under 16A League Division 1 Match report

Under 16A league division 1 play off

Wertport 3 – 15 Belmullet 2 – 07

Westport advanced to the semi final of the under 16 division one league following a deserved win over a strong Belmullet side played in Crossmolina on Saturday last.A superb goal from Oisin McLaughlin,points from Colm Moran,Killian Kilkelly and Alan Kennedy (frees) gave Westport an early lead which they never gave up.The back line of Mark Reilly, Paul Duffy who had returned from a trip to Italy, Aaron O’Flaherty, Andrew Ferson, Padraic O’Haire and Darragh Walsh gave little away restricting Belmullet to four points in the first half. Paul Lambert got Westports second goal to leave the half time score Westport 2gls 9pts to Belmullet 4pts.A Belmullet goal early in the second half closed the lead to eight points.Colm Moran goaled for Westport following a good build up with midfielders Peter Corcoran,Oisin McLaughlin and forwards Eoin Conway and Killian Kilkelly.Pat Joyce added his name to the score sheet with a fisted point from a fine Brian O’Malley delivery.Patrick O’Malley had a another good game in goal.Belmullet scored their second goal from a penalty.Wing back Andrew Ferson replied with a point.Sean Tierney had the final score of the game with a well taken point.The final score was Westport 3 -15 to Belmullet 2 -07.Westports next game is in the semi final on Tuesday 13nd May away to the leagues leaders and favourities Balla.

The Westport team : Patrick O’Malley, Mark Reilly, Paul Duffy, Aaron O’Flaherty, Andrew Ferson(0-01), Padraig O’Haire, Darragh Walsh, Peter Corcoran, Oisin McLaughlin(1 -01), Paul Lambert (1 -01), Colm Moran (1 -04), Eoin Conway, Killian Kilkelly(0 -01), Pat Joyce (0 -01), Alan Kennedy (00 -05).Subs Brian O’Malley, Sean Tierney(0-01) Michael Gallagher, Sean McGuire, Eoin Rowley.