MATCH REPORT: Tubber overcome Boher to claim Cumann na mBunscol glory
1:00 pm (Thursday, May 17) Boys Football Group B Final Tubber N.S. vs Boher N.S.
Tubber N.S 6-8
Tubber looked a real force from the start in this one with Padraig McLoughlin in particular taking control of the midfield battle. Despite their dominance, a series of wides meant the first score too all of 12 minutes to arrive.
That was a goal for Ciaran Murphy for Tubber and his school were taking a real foothold. Padraig McLoughlin bagged a goal and a point midway through the half while three points for Conor Fox and one for Jimmy Bracken saw Tubber run in with a 3-4 to 0-0 half-time lead.
There was little change in the second half as Tubber added a goal a two points thanks to a point apiece for Ciaran Murphy and Conor Fox and a green flag from Kyle Hayes. Boher did reply with a point from Jamie Rigney but Tubber continued their impressive scoring charge.
Padraig McLoughlin knocked over a free on 33 minutes to leave Tubber in a 4-7 to 0-1 lead. Dean Broderick added another point before a brace of goals, including a cracker from Kyle Hayes put further daylight between the teams. A late Harry Champ point wasn;t enough for Boher as they went down om a 6-8 to 0-2 scoreline.
Teams and Scorers:
Boher N.S: Sam Grennan, Conal Minnock, Eric Grennan, Jack Daly, Greg Daly, Conor Daly, Jamie Rigney (0-1), Dylan Daly, Cillian Kelly, Harry Champ (0-1), Alex Grennan, Jimmy Bracken, David Minnock
Subs: Gordon Feery, Colm Egan, Conor Lehane
Tubber N.S: Brian Buckley, Enda McLoughlin, Kevin Boland, Adam Fox, Kyle Hayes (2-0), Dean Broderick (Capt), Conor Fox (1-3), Padraig McLoughlin (1-3), Hugh Murphy, Cody Broderick, Ronan Touhey, Ciaran Murphy (1-2), Hugh Flynn
Subs: Hannah Doolan, Cian Cornally, Aisling Murphy, Simon Bradley, Finn Kearney (1-0), Sarah Tracey