Big Congrats to our senior team who recorded their first win of the season, thus propelling themselves up to 8th spot in the league. An early Sean Darcy try saw us into a 5-0 lead. Ards however bounced back with a converted try to lead 7-5 before we scored 1 of three more tries before half time. First up was Darragh Mulcahy to make it 10-7, before a Danny Keogh try made it 17-7 with a Deccie Bannon conversion. Deccie then intercepted and scored his own try to make it 24-7 at half time to Bruff . The second half was more stop start in nature and when Ards made it 24-12 with time still on the clock, nerves were fraying. However Cossie made it safe with our fifth try of the day to leave the score 29-12 to Bruff. Next up is our Senior Cup match with Middleton next Saturday 25th in Kilballyowen.
1) Davy Horan 2) Johnny Clery 3) Stephen Foster 22) Kevin Madigan 5) Ger O’Connell 6) Jake Considine 7) Andrew White 8) Danny Keogh 9) Tony Cahill 10) Brian Cahill 11) Paidi Kilcoyne 12) Darragh Mulcahy 13) Sean Darcy 14) Declan Bannon 15) Brendan Deady Subs: 16) John Hogan 17)Colm O’Sullivan 18)Mikey Carroll 19) Mark Cosgrove 20) Davy Grady
Our Senior team continue to look for their first win of the season after a luckless 7-3 loss to Sundays Well in Kilballyowen on Saturday.
The afternoon started with a minutes applause in memory of the late Alfie Laffan before kickoff and despite bossing the opposition for most of the match, we could not find a way to cross the white line and suffered because of it. Playing against a significant breeze in the first half, Bruff started with great intent and spent most of the first period in the Sundays Well half of the pitch. 25 mins into the first half Sundays Well were reduced to 14 players when their hooker was sin binned for infringing at the breakdown. 5 minutes later he was joined by his loose head prop but despite playing against 13 men we could not make it count. Chances of penalty kicks at goal were ignored in order to gain ground and score a try but this proved in vain. Both teams went in 0-0 at half time.
Declan Bannon scored Bruff’s only points early in the second half when converting a penalty attempt in front of the posts. A second penalty attempt 10 minutes later was missed and this in the end proved costly. Sundays Well scored a break away try from their first centre Cyprian Jouve which was converted by outhalf Shane O’ Riordan. This was to be the last score of the game and despite Bruff spending most of the last 10 minutes inside the Well 22 and getting successive penalties in the last minute our efforts were unsuccessful. Final Score Bruff 3 Sundays Well 7.
Next up is the visit of Middleton in the senior Cup on Saturday 18th Oct.