Fr. Tom's got good performances from key players to remain unbeaten in the senior hurling championship. Aside from a period in the second half when
threatened to come into the game, Tom's controlled affairs in most areas of the
field. A fortunate second half goal came
at precisely the right time for Tom's to stretch their lead and put the dampers
on Galway spirits just as the tribesmen had started to make inroads into Tom’s
|Try as they might, Galway could not settle against Tom's.|
Fr. Tom's had it going all over the field in the first half. Starting with the goalkeeper, Alan Keating pulled off two great saves to deny Galway goals that would have kept the Brighton side in touch. Cormac Joyce-Power at center back was winning clean ball off the puckout, and put one back over the bar for good measure. Zane Keenan in the middle of the field put two sidelines over the bar, one from each side of the field, and Shane Howley at wing forward lasered a handful of points over.
played in fits and starts. John Moylan
and Paul Holden accounted for their first half scores, but the tribesmen were
under pressure for most of the half. The
Tom's back line mopped up well to hold the fort, and at the break Tom's held a
six point lead, 0-13 to 0-7.
|Tom's center back, Cormac Joyce-Power gobbled up |
everything sent in his direction.