Platinum Tanks RFC Crawley Cup Semi Final – last Saturday the 21st of May in Blackhill Drumhowan B’s took on the near neighbours in Semi final of the Crawley Cup. Blackhill made a strong start and after 15 minutes were ahead 1-7 to 0-3 with the Drumhowan scores coming from the boot of JP 0′ Neill x 2 and Mark Mc Cabe. Drumhowan then upped their game scoring 4 unanswered points in the remainder of the half to leave the half time score Drumhowan 0-7 Blackhill 1-7.
Drumhowan opened the second half in whirlwind style with a goal and 2 points, the goal being palmed to the net by the secretary Paul Mc Guirk. A Ciarán Duffy point in the 5th minute however was Drumhowan’s final score as they led by two points at that stage. Blackhill slowly fought back in a hard hitting encounter drawing level in the 23rd minute. Drumhowan tried hard to get ahead but the hosts were having none of it and popped over the final three points of the game to leave the full time score Drumhowan 1-9 Blackhill 1-12 They now play Sean Mc Dermotts in the final
Team and Scorers Cormac Duffy, Conor Duffy, Barry M Guirk, Niall Duffy. Patrick Markey, Dermot Mooney, Mikey Daly, JP O Neill 0-3 (1-45 2F) Kieran Mc Elroy,, Mark Mc Cabe 0-2 (1f), Ciarán Duffy 0-2 Michael Atkinson, Paul Mc Guirk 1-1, Dean Mooney 0-1, Paddy Mulligan Subs HT James Mc Elearney for Mikey Daly, Mark Ross for Michael Atkinson inj