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Bansha Beat Killavilla as Semi Final Awaits

Bansha Celtic 

Robert Doyle, Thomas Peters, Stephen O’Dwyer, Dylan Fitzell, Seamus Kinane, Bernard Fitzgerald, Mickey Coleman, Shane Egan, Niall Daly, Tony Egan, Ger Quinn

(Article and Photos courtesy of Stevie O’Donnell & Tipperary Mid West Radio)

John Delaney Cup Quarter Final

Bansha Celtic 4-1 Killavilla Utd

Bansha Celtic advanced to the semi-finals of the John Delaney Cup after a hard fought 4-1 victory over a resilient Killavilla Utd at Celtic Park Bansha. 

Killavilla started the better and created good chances but they failed to convert, Paul Kirwan and Shane Moloney were causing problems for the Bansha back four, but as the game went on Thomas Peters, Dylan Fitzell, Stephen O’Dwyer and Seamus Kinane dealt with everything thrown at them, Bansha Celtic took the lead on ( 20 min ) when Niall Daly fed to Bernard Fitzgerald and he made no mistake from close range, Bansha’s lead was doubled on ( 31min ) when Mickey Coleman lobbed the Killavilla Goalkeeper Brian O’Lone, Killavilla kept the pressure on with Brian Moloney supplying to Paul Kirwan only to see his shot saved by Robert Doyle. Bansha Celtic made it 3-0 Just before half time via Niall Daly. 

Killavilla Utd

Brian O’Lone, Tom Ahern, Luke Fitzgerald, Michael Ryan, Ian Treacy, Brian Moloney, Joe Moloney, Denis Moloney, Paul Kirwan, Shane Moloney, Craig Phelan 

(Article and Photos courtesy of Stevie O’Donnell & Tipperary Mid West Radio)

The second half was proving to be a tense one were hard but fair tackles by both sides and Killavilla pulled one back as Tom Ahern’s corner kick was finished to the net by the head of centre Half Michael Ryan on ( 48 min ) as much as Killavilla tried to close in on Bansha’s 3-1 lead it just wasn’t to be as Shane Egan scored a free kick to make 4-1 with time running out, on a very wet night and the light fading fast at the foot of the Galtee Mountains it was Bansha Celtic who goes through to the semi-finals with a 4-1 victory, Killavilla had many players who gave it their all along with their best player Paul Kirwan, for Bansha Celtic Goalkeeper Robert Doyle gave a solid display, Dylan Fitzell and Seamus Kinane secure in defence, there were great battles in midfield between Killavilla’s  Brian Moloney Joe Moloney Denis Moloney and Bansha’s Tony Egan Shane Egan and Mickey Coleman, Man of the Match has goes to Bernard Fitzgerald Bansha Celtic.

Teams 

Bansha Celtic 

Robert Doyle, Thomas Peters, Stephen O’Dwyer, Dylan Fitzell, Seamus Kinane, Bernard Fitzgerald, Mickey Coleman, Shane Egan, Niall Daly, Tony Egan, Ger Quinn

Killavilla Utd

Brian O’Lone, Tom Ahern, Luke Fitzgerald, Michael Ryan, ian Treacy, Brian Moloney, Joe Moloney, Denis Moloney, Paul Kirwan, Shane Moloney, Craig Phelan 

Referee: John Maguire 

Linesmen: Michael Duffy and Timmy Ryan 

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