Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Replay 03/10/2015
Erins Own 1-14 Sarsfields 4-15
An evening meeting under lights was chosen to decide the semi-final replay of the senior hurling championship, from the start Sars were off to a dream start with a goal & two points on the scoreboard in the first eight minutes, it took Erins Own ten minutes to notch up their first point from an Eoghan Murphy free, Kieran Hero Murphy hit two points from play & Eoghan adding another two from frees, both sides were hurling well with Shane Murphy & Cormac Dooley solid in defence, Sars hit another four points to leave the difference at the break of a goal & a point Sars 1-06 Erins Own 0-05, straight after the break Erins Own looked to be in good form with a Mark Collins point , But Sars goaled soon after, Kieran Murphy added another point for Erins Own & three points from frees from Eoghan Murphy narrowed the gap to three points but goals when games & that’s what Sars got a third mid ways in the second half at this stage the gap widened to seven points, both sides continued to exchange points with Eoghan Murphy hitting two from play, a life line then came when Eoghan Murphy netted from a penealty in the 24th minute & points from Alan Bowen & Andrew Power brought the gap back to four points but Sars continued to notch up points & sealed their victory in the 31st minute with a fourth goal to put the game beyond reach from Erins Own & to put them into another county final were they seek a fifth title since `08 a remarkable achievement for any club, Shane & Kilian Murphy, Cormac Dooley, Sean Kelly & Robbie O Flynn played well on the night for Erins Own.
Team in Full: 1.Shay Bowen 2.Cian O Connor 3.Cormac Dooley 4.Kilian Murphy 5.Stephen Cronin 6.Shane Murphy 7.Cathal O Mahony 8.Mossy Carroll 9.Sean Kelly 10.Kieran Murphy 11.Alan Bowen 12.Mark Collins 13.Cian O Callaghan 14.Stephen Horgan 15.Eoghan Murphy, Subs Used: Robbie O Flynn for Cian O Callaghan (22min) Jack Sheehan for Mark Collins (48 Min) & Andrew Power for Stephen Horgan (53 min)
Scorers for Erin’s Own:
Eoghan Murphy (1-8, 1-0 pen, 6 frees 2 from play); Kieran Murphy (0-3); Mark Collins, Alan Bowen and Andrew Power (0-1 each).