Home Sport GAA Kingstons hit 2-12 between them as Arles-Killeen see off The Heath

Kingstons hit 2-12 between them as Arles-Killeen see off The Heath

Donie Kingston was in fine form for Arles-Killeen against Portarlington tonight
Donie Kingston was in fine form for Arles-Killeen against Portarlington tonight

Arles-Killeen 2-16 The Heath 1-15

ACFL Division 1A

Donie Kingston scored 1-8 and Paul Kingston 1-4 as Arles-Killeen got the better of The Heath in an entertaining ACFL Division 1A game this evening.

Two early goals for the brothers helped Killeen into an early lead and they led 2-7 to 0-7 at the break, Sean O’Shea, Niall O’Rourke and Donie Brennan also scoring points.

Daithi Carroll scored 1-5 from play for The Heath in total and with Chris Bergin and Evin Keane also on target, The Heath fought back well in the second half.

But Killeen had enough and in a high-scoring clash they held on for a deserved win.

SCORERS – Arles-Killeen: Donie Kingston 1-8, Paul Kingston 1-4, Donie Brennan, Sean O’Shea, Conor Keightley and Niall O’Rourke 0-1 each. The Heath: Daithi Carroll 1-5, Chris Bergin 0-5, Evin Keane 0-2, Liam Og Campbell, Robert Dowling and JP Nerney 0-1 each

ARLES-KILLEEN: Mick Leigh; Niall O’Rourke, James Mahon, Joe Mulhare; Dermot Julian, Enda O’Rourke, Cathal Moran; Joe Mahon, Paul Kingston; Conor Keightley, Sean O’Shea, John Mahon; Donie Brennan, Donie Kingston, Gerry McWey. Subs: Enda McDonald for Mulhare, Tom McWey for G McWey

THE HEATH: Shane Booth; Gary Roe-Smith, Bob Delaney, Alan Whelan; Colin Nestor, Jimmy Nerney, Liam Og Campbell; JP Nerney, Daithi Carroll; Robert Dowling, Evin Keane, Mark Dunne; Padraig Whelan, Ciaran Booth, Chris Bergin. Subs: James Phelan for Whelan, Gary Hogan for Delaney, Andrew Booth for Dunne

REFEREE: Joe Brennan (Crettyard)

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