Paul Dermody on the score sheet for Carbury against Confey
The final game of the three game programme at St Conleth's Park saw Johnstownbridge come through against a resolute Round Towers team.
The Bridge led 1-5 to 0-5 at the break and while Towers came at them in the second half they never got closer than two. The final score Johnstownbrige 2-13 Round Towers 0-12.
Scorers: Johnstownbridge, Nill Vaughan 2-0, Sean Hurley 0-4 (2 frees), Paul Cribbin 0-2, Jimmy farrell 0-2, Luke Flynn 0-1, Sam Doran 0-1, Kevlin McNally 0-1, Shane Flanagan 0-1, Daniel Flynn 0-1.
Round Towers, Neil Scanlon 0-5 (4 frees), Mark Byrne 0-3 (2 frees), Matthew Kelly 0-1, Evan Flynn 0-1, Jason O'Brien 0-1, Michael Joyce 0-1.
Sarsfields set up a meeting with Athy next weekend following a four point win over Maynooth in a game best forgotten.
The Newbrige led by 0-2 to no score mid-way and by 1-6 to 0-1 at the break.
Maynooth came more into it in the second half and got the lead down to two but that was as close as they got. Final score Sarsfields 1-10 Maynooth 2-4.
Scorers: Sarsfields, Ben McCormack 0-4, Caoimghin McDonnell 1-1, Conn Whelan 0-2 (free), Cian Costigan 0-2 (1 free), Shea Ryan 0-1, Daragh Ryan 0-1.
Maynooth, Neil Flynn 1-1 (1 free), Danny O'Sullivan 1-1, Sean Sinclair 0-1 (free), Ruadhán Ó Giolláin 0-1.
In the opening game at St Conleth's Park today, Carbury booked their place in the Joe Mallon Motors SFC with a hard earned four point win over a dogged Confey side.
Carbury led 0-10 to 0-9 at the break but in a free scoring second half Carbury held the upper hand but Confey refused to go away, scoring a total of 20 points but Carbury showed their experience, especially with a few vital breakaway points. however Confey will wonder what might have been if a Jimmy Gately penalty had found the net at a vital time.
Final score: Carbury 2-18 Confey 0-20.
Scorers: Carbury, Jack Cully 1-4, Eoghan O'Flaherty 0-6 (4 frees), Derek Mccormack 1-0, Andy Dermody 0-2, Jimmy Dunne 0-2, Morgan O'Flaherty 0-1, Stephen McGlynn 0-1, Sean Haslem 0-1, Mark Cully 0-1.
Confey, Jimmy Gately 0-7 (2 frees), Cathal Jennings 0-4 (1 free), Niall Carney 0-4, Conor Daly 0-2, Tomas MccannC0-2, Hugh Lynch 0-1.