U13 Mahers Sports GAA 125 blitz 2009

Blackrock u13 hurlers progressed to the 2nd round of the Mahers Sports GAA 125 blitz played at Bishopstown. Their first match was against Killeagh, and the sides were level at 2 points each by half time, Naoise Crowley scoring from a free and Paul tobin from play. Killeagh stormed ahead after the restart gaining 5 points before Blackrock responded with 3 points from Alan O Callaghan and one by Ryan O Mahony. Killeagh won the game by 3 points in the end.

Next came Blarney, and this time the Rockies were ahead at half time thanks to points from Paul, Alan, and Michael O Halloran with a fine goal from Jim Keating. The second half was marrred by spurned chances and Blackrock took two points by Alan and Martin O Farrell while Blarney surged ahead closing the match two goals to the good.

The final match against Bishopstown was all in Blackrocks favour in the first half with the visitors clocking up 1-8 without reply, O Halloran contributing 1-3, Alan O Callaghan 0-3 and a point each for Tobin and O Farrell. Both teams scored 1-2 in the second period, Ryan O Mahony cutting through the Bishopstown defence to place the ball soundly in the net.