Walterstown 1 - 11
St Paul's 1- 10
Walterstown and St Paul's met in Dunsany on Sunday in the second round of Junior B Championship.
The match started brightly for Walterstown with A Browne and J McCarthy scoring the first 2 points of the game within the first 4 mins.St Paul's responded with the next point after 6 mins from Philip Connolly. Walterstown regained their 2 point advantage when J Gilhooly slotted over from play after 8 mins. St Paul's pressed again and scored a lovely point from ex Meath footballer Anthony Moyles in the 9th minute
Walterstown went on a scoring spree and added 3 more points from R barry (3) points 2 from frees between the 12th and 15th minutes leaving Walterstown leading by 4 points. St Paul's got a grip in midfield and within the next 8 mins scored the next 2 points now the game was back to a 2 point gap. Walterstown pushed on again and finished the half with two lovely points from A Browne leaving the score at half time Walterstown 0-7 St Paul's 0 - 4.
Walterstown made a substitution at half time when C Farrelly replaced M Deane. Walterstown started well and won a lot of possession in the midfield area where J Farrelly and M McGrane had excellent games. Centre Back M O Meara then started a lovely move and kept his run going and picked up a nicely weighted pass just outside the 14 yard line and rifled home into the top of the net. R Barry added another point and Walterstown now led by seven points after 6 mins of second half.
St Paul's scored the next 2 points to reduce the deficit to 5 points, A Browne converted a free in the 42nd minute to push the lead back up to six points, C Farrelly added the next point, the teams were now separated by seven points. St Paul's did not lay down and scored the next 4 points without reply the deficit was now cut to just 3 points on the 57th minute C Farrelly scored a magnificent long range point from play to push Walterstown 4 points with 3 mins left in the game. St Pauls then threw everybody forward and scored a lovely goal to leave the game now only a one point game Walterstown dug deep and held out for a great win
St. Paul's: C Martin: R Coogan P Nestor M Reilly: D Hanway R Kissane N Gogan: A Barker (1-0) A Moyles (0-3): D Clarke F O'Neill (0-1) R Gibbons: M McManus P Connolly (0-2) G Curtin (0-2) Subs: B Hanway for Clarke, E Moyles (0-2) for Hanway
Walterstown: C.Lyden, D.McMahon, G.McGuinness, C.McGuinness, A.Dunphy, M'O'Meara, L.Irwin, J.Farrelly, M.McGrane, J.Mc.Carthy, J.Gilhooloy, J.McLoughlin, A.Browne, R.Barry, M.Dean Subs used D Kennedy for R Barry black card in the 48th min.