Against a strong breeze Ballyroan Senior footballers got on the board early to lead by two points however Drimnagh Castle began to gain a foothold in the game and soon began to really turn the screw and dominate. Only for some great saves by our Shamrock Rovers affiliated Goalkeeper Sean Burke the deficit could have been far worse.
Lesser teams might have folded when nine points down but the boys knuckles down and fought tooth and nail for every ball. A series of points early seemed to give them some confidence to go at their men but it took ten minutes before Max Carter managed to get a lifeline goal. After that a penalty from Sean Culleton made the game secure and some inspirational points and runs from Niall Fallon really showed the football this team is capable of playing. Special mentions go to Dylan Horan in midfield who won any ball that came his way in the air and Joseph Maguire who tackled tenaciously throughout. Jack O’Donoghue and Ben Connell really cemented their growing reputations with big games up front while Adam Charles was imperious when he went back in Full back. Captain Conor Chambers led by deed throughout and indeed lead the boys in celebration after.
An impressive second half comeback sees Ballyroan to an opening day win against Drimnagh Castle. Ballyroan were victorious with a scoreline 4-8 to 2-5.