07 Sep 2014
Tullamore 38 Boyne 13
A second win on the trot for Tullamore last Saturday with a bonus point thrown in for good measure. Tullamore dominated this game from start to finish scoring 6 tries in the process. The pack were dominant all through while the backs showed plenty of invention and good running. It was a great result with several regulars still to return. Boyne opened the scoring with a penalty after 5 minutes for a 3-0 lead. Tullamore got on the board in the 14th minute with a good try by Ivor Scully after good handling in the backs. Boyne scored a second penalty in the 20th minute for a 6-5 lead but this was as good as it got for the Louthmen. After strong Tullamore pressure Aaron Deverell scored a brilliant try after a clever switch with Richie Hughes. The conversion by Aaron left it 12-6 at the break. Tullamore wasted no time in putting the game away in the second half. In the 42nd minute strong pressure on the visitors line led to a try by Mark Kennedy for 17-6. Five minutes later Tullamore were in again when Cathal Feighery got on the end of a driving maul. Aaron Deverell converted for a 24- 6 lead. Tullamore kept building the phases and in the 54th minute flying winger Jordan Conroy scorched 60 metres for a super individual try. Aaron Deverell converted for 31-6 and Boyne were dead and buried. To their credit the visitors responded with a breakaway converted try but Tullamore finished with a flourish and captain Ivor Scully sailed in for his second try which aaron converted for a 38-13 final score. While there are some tough battles ahead this was still a very pleasing performance. In the pack there were terrific performances from Ger Molloy, Cathal Feighery, Eamonn Bracken and Rob Connor while in the backs Aaron Deverell, Richie Hughes, Jordan Conroy and Ivor Scully were top class.
Odhran McIntyre, Darren Coughlan, Ivor Scully, Aaron Deverell, Jordan Conroy, Richie Hughes, Jarlath Glynn, Darragh Lowry, Eddie Brady, Ger Molloy, Eamonn Bracken, Leon Martin, Mark Kennedy, Cathal Feighery, Rob Connor, Barry Loughlin, Killian Rusk, Glenn Bagnall, Fiachna Quinn.
Next Saturday Tullamore face a real test away to promoted Skerries, Kick Off 2pm.