Carrick Swan fell to a seven point defeat in their opening Challenge Cup game in Davin Park today.
Half time score: Drom/Inch 0-07 Carrick Swan 0-06
Full time score: Drom/Inch 2-13 Carrick Swan 0-12
The conditions were terrible and played a huge part in both Drom goals. Swan were also unlucky not to score a few goals with Kevin Lanigan and Bill Walsh going extremely close and only for a great block on Kevin and a point blank Damien Young save Swan would have raised at least 1 green flag.
Scorers for Swan were:
Danny O' Hanlon: 0-09 (5 Frees)
Dwaine Fogarty: 0-02 (2 Frees)
Kevin Lanigan: 0-01
The Swan team which lined out was:
Darren Fahey Martin Russell Darren Murphy
Jack Walsh Alan O' Sullivan Johnny Grace
Gerry Walsh Colin Loughman
Bill Walsh Kevin Lanigan Danny O' Hanlon
Mikey Loughman James Waters Dwaine Fogarty
Aaron Walsh replaced Colin Loughman at HT.
Alan 'P' Ryan replaced Mikey Loughman at 40 mins.
Darren Waters replaced Bill Walsh at 50 mins.
Swan travel to Dundrum to play Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams next Sunday March 17th at 12pm after losing their this game. Swan vs Knockavilla is in Round 2 'B'.