Cork footballer Cathail O'Mahony shows hurley prowess with 3-5 for Ballygiblin

Cork footballer Cathail O'Mahony shows hurley prowess with 3-5 for Ballygiblin
Cork footballer Cathail O'Mahony hit 3-5 for Ballygiblin's hurlers at the weekend. Picture: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Ballygiblin 4-18 Charleville 0-16 

A STRONG second half from Ballygiblin saw them overcome Charleville in the JAHC at Doneraile, helped by Cork footballer Cathail O'Mahony's 3-5 from play.

Early scores from Colin English, who goaled, Darragh Flynn and O’Mahony put them 1-8 to 0-4 in front by the 17th minute. However, the rest of the half belonged to Charleville with Simon Gleeson, Darren Hedderman, James Kennedy, Sean Buckley, James O'Brien, Aaron O'Connor and Killian Cagney all featuring strongly as they trimmed the gap to one.

In the second half, Fionn Herlihy, Michael Lewis, Barry Coffey, Joseph O'Sullivan, Sean O'Sullivan, Flynn, English, Dylan Reidy-Price and O'Mahony, who got the second goal, to the fore for Ballygiblin.

In the 52nd minute,  delivery by Coffey set up Cork senior footballer O'Mahony for another cracking goal: 3-15 to 0-14. He finished the scoring with another green flag for his hat-trick.

Scorers for Ballygiblin: C O'Mahony 3-5, D Flynn 0-8 (0-7 f), C English 1-3, B Coffey, S Beston 0-1 each.

Charleville: K Cagney 0-9 (0-8 f), J O'Brien 0-4, J C Coughlan, S Gleeson, A O'Connor 0-1 each.

BALLYGIBLIN: C Noonan, J O'Donoghue, F Herlihy, L Finn, M Lewis, J O'Sullivan, B Coffey, S Beston, S O'Sullivan, K Duggan, D Flynn, C O'Sullivan, D Reidy-Price, C English, C O'Mahony.

Subs: B O'Gorman for L Finn (inj), D Mulqueen for S Beston, A Donegan for K Duggan, S Doyle for C O'Sullivan.

CHARLEVILLE: S Coughlan, C Sheehan, C Fitzgerald, B Forde, D O'Connell, S Gleeson, D Hedderman, J Kennedy, J Kilcommons, S Buckley, J O'Brien, S O'Sullivan, K Cagney, J C Coughlan, A O'Connor.

Subs: E O'Connor for S O'Sullivan, D O'Flynn for D Hedderman, B O'Connell for C Sheehan, S O'Connell for J Kennedy, D McCarthy for B Forde.

Referee: Brendan O'Regan (Doneraile).

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