The U16’s travelled to play their opening match of this years All County Hurling League at the Fr Barrett Park in Loughgiel on a bright Easter Monday.
The opening score of the match was taken by Conor Boyd and within the first ten minutes Ballycastle lead 0-6 to 0-1. As the half progressed the MacUilin men opened up a healthy gap going into halftime 2-9 to 0-7.
Again as in the first half Conor Boyd opened the scoring for the town who went onto score a further nine points. Loughgiel managed to claw back a few scores putting 1-02 past the MacUilin men.
A fantastic display from the entire team and great opening win, up next St Enda’s Monday 13th at 6.45pm at Paîrc MacUilin.
Scores: Conor Boyd 1-11 Oran Kearney 1-5 Eamon Elliot 0-3 Conor Butler 0-1
Team: 1. Dylan McMullan; 2. Cormac Donnelly, 3. Oisin McAuley, 4. Tiernan Kelly; 5. Oran Colgan, 6. Conal Colgan, 7. Column Butler; 8. Eamon Elliot, 9. Ben McQuillan; 10. Conor Butler, 11. Gary Maybin, 12. Conor Boyd; 13. Lorcan Donnelly, 14. Frank McAlonan, 15. Oran Kearney Subs: 16. Tiernan Donnelly, 17. Tom McCollum
Subs: 16. Tiernan Donnelly for 14. Frank McAlonan, 17. Tom McCollum for 13. Lorcan Donnelly.