*Shannon Town’s Brian Monaghan. Photograph: Joe Buckley
Despite not being at full-strength, Bridge Utd were comfortable winners over Sporting Ennistymon while Shannon Town prevailed over Shannon Olympic in the weekend’s Maloney Hardware Premier Division ties.
Bright start helps United to victory
Sporting Ennistymon 1
Bridge United A 3
Kieran Quinlan scored twice as Bridge United accounted for Sporting Ennistymon in this Premier Division clash at Lahinch on Sunday.
Leon Daly was the other scorer for Bridge United who raced into a 3-0 lead in the opening quarter on the day while Sporting’s reply came from Darren McNamara after good work by Tiernan Hogan.
Sporting Ennistymon; Joe Gallagher; Shane Kearney, Kieran Monahan, Jamesy McConigley, Tiernan Hogan; Darren McNamara, Dara Flynn, Cathal McConigley, Eoin Marrinan, Matthew Crowe, Thierry Bouton.
Subs; Byron Kenny for Marrinan; Cian Shannon for C. McConigley; Ruairi Murphy for McNamara
Bridge United A; Paul Tuohy; Michael Carr, Liam Flynn, Brandon O’Halloran, Jonathan Downes; Adam Murphy Black, Leon Daly, Adam Fitzpatrick, Ronan Tuohy, Kieran Quinlan, Callum Desmond
Subs; Colm Hennessy for Desmond; Steve Stewart for Murphy Black; Alan Mulready for Flynn.
Town take control in second half
Shannon Town A 3
Shannon Olympic 0
After a scoreless first half in this all Shannon clash, Town took control aftee the break and they took the lead through Chris Dunning. Further goals followed from Jack Ryan and Brian Monaghan who converted from the penalty spot to secure the points.
Shannon Town A; Gary Cusack; Cody Waller, Steven Carroll, Darren Griffin, Brian Monaghan, Jack Kelly, T.J. O’Dwyer, Gary O’Connell, Kieran Hackett, Jack Ryan, Chris Dunning;
Subs: Ben O’Neill for O’Dwyer; Brian O’Connor for Ryan; Charlie Morrisson for Hackett; Aaron Kelly for Waller;
Shannon Olympic; Piotr Kaluza; Benjamin Cantillon, Rob Clair, Dan Clair, Pa Madden; Dean Power, Sean McDonald, Ciaran Keane, Ryan Kelly, Declan McDonald, Mateusz Chelminiak.
Subs: Rachid Amallah for Madden; David O’Flaherty for D. McDonald