U-14 Wicklow Hurling

25 May, 2016

Bray Emmets 8-6 AGB 6-6

The U-14 Hurlers secured a hard fought win against a skilled and competitive AGB side in Arklow on Wednesday night 25/05/2016. On a sunny evening and playing with the aid of a freshening breeze Emmets repelled some early Parnells’ attacks before scoring a number of quick goals through Rory and Brian and looked to have control of the tie. Parnells’ refused to yield and stayed in touch with some excellent point taking and a number of goals taken just before half time in a half that seemed very long. The teams took the break with Emmets leading 4-5 to 3-3, but the sense that the momentum had shifted towards Parnells’ continued. The first 15 minutes of the second half saw no score on either side as the teams played to a stalemate in the middle third of the pitch, then Parnells’ started the find their mark with some well struck frees and found the net again to give a real urgency to the final quarter as Parnells’, came to within a point. Further goals from Rory, Philip, Brian and Sam settled Emmets and they ran out worthy 2 goal winners. Everybody played his part but special mention to Jamie, Tadhg, Aaron, and Luan who were excellent in defence all night and to Brian, and Rory in the forwards who scored 3 goals each.  A welcome back to Sam who returned after a long injury, Fionn who has re-joined the side and Conor who made his debut with Bray Emmets on the night.

Team: Gavin, Daniel F, Aaron, Jamie, Tadhg, Adam, Luan, Sam (1-2), Peter, Andrew, Fionn, Philip(0-1), Rian, Rory(3-0), Brian(3-2), Jack, Oscar(0-1), Daniel M, Conor, Cian.