*Mikey O’Neill. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill
A powerful final quarter saw Lissycasey retain the O’Gorman Cup at Doonbeg on Saturday evening when they recorded a comprehensive victory over Ennistymon.
Venue: Shanahan McNamara Memorial Park, Doonbeg
This win marked Lissycasey’s fourth success in the competition which was first played in 2006 when Lissycasey became the first winners.
Adding to the excitement on Saturday was the selection of defender Brian Cahill as the man of the match.
Having played against the fresh breeze in the first half, Lissycasey led by three points, 0-7 to 0-4 at the break.
By the mid point of the second half they had extended their lead to six points, 1-9 to 0-6, the goal coming from Niall McCarthy.
From here to the finish it was all Lissycasey and goals followed from Brian Cahill, Aaron Griffin, Paraic McNamara and substitute Sean Kelly
Ryan Griffin, Paraic McNamara, Seamus Collins, Michael O’Neill, Aaron Griffin, Conor Finnicane and man of the match Cahill stood out for Lissycasey.
Paraic McNamara (1-0)
Brian Cahill (1-0)
Niall McCarthy (1-0)
Michael O’Neill (0-1)
Aaron Griffin (1-3)
Niall Kelly (0-1)
Conor Finnucane (0-6);
Sean Hayes (0-1) for Kelly
Cyril Sheehan for Hanrahan
Niall Meere for O’Neill
Sean Kelly (1-0) for McCarthy.
Eoin Rouine (0-1)
Sean Rouine (1-1)
Niall Canavan (0-1)
Killian Malone (0-4)
Keith White for Barry
Gerry Coote for E. Rouine
Referee: Michael Talty, Kilmurry-Ibrickane;