Report: ACHL U16 Round 7 – Kevin Lynchs 1-17 MacUílín 3-14


Sunday 24th May seen the town travel to Dungiven for a 12 noon start. An Oran Kearney goal within the first 30 seconds opened the scoring in this match but Dungiven replied with two points however Conor Boyd registered his first point of the day straight after keeping the lead to two points. As the first half progressed Dungiven managed to register 5 more points however a further two goals from Kearney keep Ballycastle in it. In the last ten minutes of the first half MacUilin started to open up a gap with 5 more points for Boyd, and one for Ben McQuillan and Oran Kearney. Halftime the town lead 3-8 to 0-7.

At halftime you would have read the scoreline and said the match was over but the second half seen Dungiven open the scoring with two points before Ballycastle replied with a Conor Boyd point. As the second half progressed it was pretty much point for point however Dungiven putting an impressive 11 points up to Ballycastles 7. After a good hard fought battle MacUilin came out on top 3-14 to 1-17.

Scores: Conor Boyd 0-10 Oran Kearney 3-1 Conaire Butler 0-1 Ben McQuillan 0-1 Oisin McAuley 0-1

Ciaran McKeague for Eamon Elliot
Tom McCollumn for Lorcan Donnelly

1. Dylan McMullan
2. Cormac Donnelly
3. Oisin McAuley
4. Tiernan Kelly
5. Oran Colgan
6. Conal Colgan
7. Column Butler
8. Frank McAlonan
9. Ben McQuillan
10. Conaire Butler
11. Eamon Elliot
12. Conor Boyd
13. Lorcan Donnelly
14. Tony McGarry
15. Oran Kearney
16. Tom McCollum
17. Ciaran McKeague

Author: McQuillan GAC

McQuillan GAC Ballycastle is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in the town of Ballycastle in County Antrim. Read more about the club here.