Home GAA Hurling Rosenallis march past Carlow side in first round of Leinster Intermediate Championship

Rosenallis march past Carlow side in first round of Leinster Intermediate Championship

Rosenallis 3-12 Bagenalstown Gaels 1-15
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Rosenallis set out in a bid for a Leinster Intermediate title this afternoon as they took on Bagenalstown Gaels in Fenagh Netwatch Training Centre.

They will march on to the next round after defeating the Carlow side by three points. Jack Conroy started in place of John Lennon due to injury.

The first half kept the referee Shane Guinan busy as he dished out three cards to Bagenalstown players.

Donnagh Callaly scored Rosenallis’ two first half goals. Paddy Keating stepped up with six points while points also came from Jack Friel and B Fitz.

Bagenalstown Gaels’ frees kept in the game via multiple frees. They scored one point from play and four points through frees in the first half while picking up yellow cards as a result of a number of questionable challenges.

Rosenallis proved to be the stronger side in the second half. THeir third goal came from Brian Fitzpatrick while the Laois sides four points of the half came from frees.

Paddy Keating pointed three frees before going off the field with an injury and Brian Fitzpatrick stepped up to take the last free.

Rosenallis will now play the next round of the Leinster Intermediate Championship next weekend.

SCORERS – Donnagh Callaly; 2-0, Paddy Keating; 0-9 (5 frees, 1 65), Brian Fitzpatrick 1-2 (1 free), Jack Friel; 0-1

ROSENALLIS – Stephen Kelly; John Maher, Tom Keating, Jack Claffey; Conor Cosgrove, Cathal C. Fennell, Fiachra C. Fennell; Jack Conroy, Cillian Callally; Donnagh Callally, Paddy Keating, Jack Friel; Ronan Murray, Brian Fitzpatrick, Walter Murphy Subs: Enda McEvoy for Conroy, Niall Doolin for P. Keating.

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Aedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn't like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise's bid to 10-in-a-row.