Thomas Davis down Newtown

Thomas Davis 0-13 St Michael’s 0-10

Thomas Davis came from two-points down at the half time break to claim a three-point victory over St Michael’s in the JFC quarter-final.

The Corrinshego men trailed for the majority of the opening half but turned things around at the halfway stage.

The men in maroon reeled off six points on the trot to nudge ahead and book their place in the last four.

It was Newtown who made the brighter start, with father and son duo Benny and Aidan Davidson both pointing.

Mark McAteer got Thomas Davis off the mark with a free, which was matched by Brian Caherty at the other end.

Aidan Davidson then added a huge score from close to the sideline while Caolain Flanaghan pointed for Thomas Davis.

Benny Davidson and Emmet O’Malley stretched the lead for St Michael’s as they opened up a four-point gap.

Liam Quinn, Flanaghan and David Murphy all split the posts to close the gap to the minimum. That was the difference at half time as St Michael’s led 0-6 to 0-5.

Aidan Davidson added to their advantage at the start of the second half, but Thomas Davis then took over.

They landed six points on the trot to shot ahead, with McAteer kickstarting their scoring spree with a free.

Adam Loughran landed the equalising score before slotting over his third to give Thomas Davis the lead for the first time.

Murphy, Flanaghan and Loughran all split the posts as Corrinshego opened up a four-point lead.

Caherty eventually halted the Thomas Davis dominance with St Michael’s first point in 16 minutes.

Jordan King and Flanaghan kept Thomas Davis ticking over however, while Aidan Davidson pointed for Newtown.

Kevin Carragher slotted over the last score of the day as Thomas Davis held on to their three-point win to secure their place in the final four of the JFC.

Photo Credit: Sinead Snaps