Tuesday 17 January 2017

Molly's raiders snatch win in Bweeng

Published 04/04/2013 | 05:26

IN the first leg of the Mallow Town and District cup competiton two weeks ago Molly's Bar were hosts to Bridge House while Moriarty's hosted their encounter with the Castle Inn.

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Dave Owens was first to the oiche against William Jones with Owens taking an early lead for Moriarty's with a 2-0 win. Eddie O'Rourke and Michael O'Rourke continued the success for the Ballydaheen outfit, ousting Adrian Holmes and Ed Phelan before Chris Curran fell victim and the Castle Inn were in with a 2-0 victory in the form of Daithi Linehan.

Brian O'Keeffe increased the lead for the Mallow lads and Nick Sherman made the score 5-1 when he took out Mick Dunkea 2-0. However, Danny Butler slipped to a 2-1 defeat from Mick Madigan.

In the doubles Moriarty's didn't make a slip to finish the night 7-2 overall.

In a closer affair, Ciaran McKenna had a fine away win 2-1 over Peter Heslin of Molly's in Bweeng. Shane Holland continued the good fortune for the visitors with a 2-1 win over Timmy O'Sullivan. In the third match Valdi Gaida brought down Ger Breen 2-0 to make the overall score 2-1 in favour of the Mallow team. Stephen Connolly put Molly's closer with his 2-0 defeat of Paul France while Liam Sheehan made the score 3-2 for the Bridge House with his 2-1 victory of Barry Healy.

Willie O'Leary made it 3-3 when he did the business 2-1 over Richard Willis and Malcolm Stokes 2-0 defeat of Alan Foley put the home side 4-3 in front.

In the doubles Molly's hit back to end with a 5-4 win. The highest checkout of the week was Nicky Sherman with a nice 130.

The return legs will be played on tomorrow Friday, April 5.


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