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SFL Div 3 Beaufort 0.15 Ardfert 0.16 2015-08-02 20:21:00

Beaufort 0-15 Ardfert 0-16

Beaufort hosted Ardfert in a back game of the Division 3 County League on Saturday evening. Beaufort had the first 2 points both from mid-fielder Ronan Murphy and they also had a goal chance but Kevin O'Brien's shot came off the unpright and went wide. Ardfert responded with a free from Bobby O'Regan when he was fouled. Ardfert had a goal chance when David Griffin had his shot well saved by Mike Moriarty. Shane O'Sullivan cut out a dangerous attack by Ardfert, the resultant attack ended with a Darragh Coffey point. John Egan added two points and Shane Griffin also for Ardfert to lead by two. Beaufort had a point from Francis Courtney from play after good work by Ronan Murphy. Danny Healy had a point to level matters again. Kevin O'Brien put Beaufort back in front when he was at the end of two good moves by Beaufort. John Dowling cut the lead to one after good work by the ever dangerous David Griffin and Griffin scored a superb point to level matters again. They went back in the lead when a long free was left bounce in the square and over the bar. Darragh Coffey was fouled at the other end and Francis Courtney levelled matters going in at half-time.

Half-time score Beaufort 0-8 Ardfert 0-8

Ardfert began the second half well and had three unanswered points from David Griffin, John Egan and Kevin Shanahan to go three ahead. Beauforts wing-back Shane O'Sullivan joined the attack and had a fine score but this was cancelled out by Ardfert's Shanahan with his second point. Shane Griffin and Bobby O'Regan stretched the lead to five points. Kevin O'Brien had a point when Darragh Coffey was fouled. David Griffin had a goal chance but blazed the ball over the bar to lead by five again. Sub Conor Breen was at the end of good Beaufort play and they added another to leave a goal between them. Ronan Murphy cut the lead to two and Shane O'Sullivan again joined the attack to leave the minimum between the team. A free into the box was fisted over by John Dowling. Beaufort had a free again from Kevin O'Brien but time ran out with Ardfert winning by a point.

Best for Beaufort was Ger Hartnett at full-back, Shane O'Sullivan and Dany Healy worked hard while Ardfert were best served by Rory Horgan, John Dowlding, Kevin Shanahan, John Egan and their player of the match David Griffin.

Beaufort: Mike Moriarty, Padraig Hartnett, Gerard Hartnett, James O'Reilly, Patch O'Sullivan, Shane O'Sullivan, Ronan Murphy, Francis Courtney, Fergal Hallissey, Danny Healy, Padraig O'Sullivan, Niall O'Connor, Kevin O'Brien, Darragh Coffey. Subs used: Jason Foley, Conor Breen.

Ardfert: Nicholas O'Sullivan, Fionan Horgan, Rory Horgan, Niall Clifford, Mike MOloney, Darren Dineen, Stephen Leen, Kevin Shanahan, John Dowling, Irla Courtney, Jerry Wallace, David Griffin, Shane Griffin, Bobby O'Regan, John Egan.