The thirds recorded their 3rd straight win of the pre-season with a 15-5 win over Old Cresent at home on Sunday morning. The opening score came midway through the first half when player/manager Des Power crossed over the whitewash from short range. Playing with a forward dominated team (Des Power&Martin Hennessy playing in the centres)Bruff’s second score came from the boot of Eoin O Shea to leave the home side ahead 10-nil at the break. A try apiece in the second half left the score line 15-5 at the finish. The Bruff points coming from JP Moloney (try), and O shea again adding the extra.
The new look squad,
Three games gone and the thirds have already used no less than 32 players!! With the opening league game just 7 days away selection is going to be a headache for all involved in the process. New comers to the squad include: Tom Leahy, Stevie O Kelly, Richard O Kelly, Kevin O Sullivan, Paul Sheehy, Peter Twoomey, Gearoid O Leary,as well as some of the up and coming stars of the club in Tim Quirke, Podge Cleary, Paddy Cleary, Noel McNamara and Ritchie McAuliffe. With the old reliables still showing the same hunger for success it looks like being a very interesting season ahead.