Kilkerley Emmets' Seán Hand helped his team past Oliver Plunkett's last weekend. (Pic: Arthur Kinahan)
Oliver Plunkett's 2-12 Kilkerley Emmets 4-19
Kilkerley Emmets came out on top in a high-scoring game in Drogheda on Saturday night to make it three wins on the spin.
Oliver Plunkett’s gave a good account of themselves in the first half, but their challenge faded in the second period as Kilkerley fired in three goals to seal the win.
The Plunkett’s led 1-4 to 0-2 after 12 minutes with Niall Murtagh netting, but they only added points from Carolan and Callaghan for the rest of the half. Emmets scores came from Tadhg McEnaney, Quigley, Seán and Rian Hand, Clarke, McEnaney and McEnteggart. They followed up with a goal from McEneaney and Quigley with his second point which made it 2-8 to 1-6 at the break.
Emmets hit 0-9 to 0-2 for Plunkett’s in next 20 minutes through McEnaney (0-5), Lennon (0-2), Cathal Bellew and Quigley. Sub Ultan McEnaney then hit 1-1 with Tadhg McEnaney also pointing before the home side netted again which was promptly replied to by a major from Ewan McEnteggart to seal the victory.
Oliver Plunkett’s: Luke Haggins; Cillian Matthews, David McTaggart, Ricky Bateson; Josh Cormican, Gary Keogh, Barry Reynolds; Robbie Brodigan, Trevor Walsh; David Lambe, Dean Carolan, Sean Callaghan; Niall Murtagh, Rory Taaffe, Cian Brady
Kilkerley Emmets: Ultan McElroy; Cormac Bellew, Adam Shields, James Bellew; Seán Hand (0-1), Cathal Bellew (0-1), Kieran Murtagh (0-1); Conor Quigley (0-3), Ciarán Bellew; Rian Hand (0-1), Tadhg McEnaney (1-8), Michael Begley; Ciarán Clarke (0-1), Shane Lennon (0-2), Ewan McEnteggart (2-0)
Subs: Aaron McArdle, Killian Kampes, Ultan McEnaney (1-1), A McGuill, Stephen Kneel, Ben Mulholland