Leinster League Hurling Monageer/Boolavogue 4-14 Shanahoe 0-12.

Our Intermediate hurlers picked up a brace of points in their match against Laois outfit Shanahoe in Monageer today. After a poor first half display we trailed at half-time 0-9 to 0-6, as Shanahoe dominated in most sectors.
We improved considerably after the interval sparked by a fine goal from the outstanding Peter Mernagh and we went on to win easily in the end with furthur goals from James Sweeney with two and David Breen with the other goal.
Best on the day were Liam Gahan and Steven Murphy in defence, Matty Dunne when switched to midfield and up front man of the match Mernagh excelled.
Team; Sean Murphy, Liam Gahan, Aidan Gahan, Sean Doran, Brian O’Loughlin, Steven Murphy, Niall O’Reilly, Mick Sweeney, Tommy Breen(0-3), Colm O’Loughlin(0-1), Matty Dunne(0-1), Damien Fenlon(0-1), Peter Mernagh (1-7), David Breen(1-0), James Sweeney(2-0). Subs; Niall O’Loughlin for C O’Loughlin, Paul Gahan for Aidan Gahan, Sean McCabe for S Doran, Shane Kehoe (0-1) for M Sweeney, Larry Murphy for D Breen. Also Dec Kelly, Ray O’Brien, James Gahan, Bryan Dwyer Adrian O’Dowd, Morgan Gahan.