ALBION 4-0 Afton Villa

De Courcey Albion today recorded a 4-0 victory over Killeady rivals Afton Villa in week 3 of the Cork AUL Div 3. Albion started well with some good passing moments through midfield feeding strikers Conan Dillon & John Hipwell who were giving the Villa defence hassle. On 20 mins after a long ball through the centre,a mix up between keeper & defenders gifted Jason O’Riordan with a slight headed tap in to put the home-side in the lead. Afton Villa then upped their game for the last 15 mins of the half to test Albions defence who stood firm. Half time 1-0.

Villa came out in the 2nd half with all guns blazing, attacking from every play & looking the more dangerous of the teams until on 60 minutes winger Rob Daly broke free from a counter attack and finished the ball to perfection to double the lead. From here on De Courcey looked to be the only team in it and made it 3-0 on 75mins when Jason O’Riordan played in John Hipwell who got his 3rd goal in 3 games with a nice left footed finish past the keeper. Conan Dillon was creating alot of chances on the right and almost scored himself on 2 occasions from the right. Albion wrapped the game up again with a counter attack from Rob Daly who finished well for his 2nd of the game & 3rd in 2 games.

Albion will look to Tuesday evening in Ballyadam Park for their game against Carrigtwohill at 6.45pm.

HT – 1-0

Scorers: Rob Daly(x2), John Hipwell, Jason O’Riordan

Team: Declan Murray, Ger O’Connell, Conor Hurley, Colm O’Donovan, Colum Walsh, JP Hayes, Rob Daly, Seamus O’Callaghan, Jason O’Riordan, John Hipwell, Conan Dillon.

Subs: Jody MacNamara (JP Hayes ’55), Darren Daly (John Hipwell ’75), Jamie Daly (Jason O’Riordan ’80). Not Used: Kevin O’Neill,Wayne Carroll, Eoin O’Mahony, David Butler.

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