20 Aug 2022

Pat Ryan goal helps Doon defeat Adare in Limerick club hurling championship

Adare Doon

Doon goal scorer Pat Ryan

DOON bounced back to winning ways in the Bon Secours Limerick senior club hurling championship with victory over Adare this Friday evening.

In Claughaun it finished Doon 1-20 Adare 1-14.

Doon had lost to Na Piarsaigh in round one but despite a slow start had six points to spare over Adare this evening.

Adare, who drew with Ahane in round one, had a tonic start when a John Fitzgibbon goal had them 1-2 to no score ahead after five minutes.

With Willie Griffin up to four pointed frees, it was soon a 1-4 to 0-1 lead.

Then Doon came to life and when Pat Ryan goaled on 20-minutes they were 1-8 to 1-5 ahead. Ryan was to finished with 1-5 from play for the men in red and white.

While Doon's wides mounted, they brought a 1-10 to 1-6 lead into half time.

Darragh O'Donovan from play and from a line ball helped increase that lead early in the second half 1-13 to 1-6.

It was almost 10-minutes into the new half when Griffin reopened the Adare account with another free to leave it 1-14 to 1-8.

Entering the final quarter, Doon were 1-17 to 1-10 ahead and there was no way back for Adare, who had a return of 13-points from frees for Willie Griffin.

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