Three hung queens and two botched openings helped the Armstrong B to notch their first win of the season in Balbriggan yesterday, an excellent 5-3 win which matched the As’ result against the same side earlier in the season.
After a decidedly dodgy start to 2018, our next two teams to return to action after the Christmas had much more joy in their first games back, while there was an unusual derby match in the Mulcahy Cup in Cork.
The Armstrong B and the O’Hanlon both suffered heavy defeats against relegation rivals as the leagues got back underway after the Christmas break with 21 games for the club.
Wednesday saw the club’s 71st – and last – league game of 2017, and the Bodley North signed off the year with a win to bounce back nicely from their previous-round disaster in Blanchardstown.
Note that Trinity have changed their home matches to Saturday afternoons from Tuesday evenings – this will affect both Armstrong teams, who will now face Trinity at 2:30 on Sat 13th Jan and Sat 3rd March respectively.
The Boomtown Rats was the music of choice on the way out to last night’s Bodley match in Blanchardstown, but the King Rat wasn’t the only one averse to Mondays after the Bodley North came back with a 5-0 hammering and a team-full of off days.