Beaufort Minors sponsored by Harpoon Connect were away to Ballymacelligott on Saturday, 25th March in Division 3A of the Minor County League. First score for of the afternoon when to Ballymacelligott in the fourth minute with Beaufort getting off the mark in the seventh minute with a point from a free from Ciaran Kennedy. This was quickly answered by a point from a free and a goal for the opposition. Kennedy once again pointed from a free mid way through the first half and following a handful of wides and a yellow card for Ballymacelligott, Beaufort’s Paudie Coffey scored a point from play. It was score for score towards the end of the first half with Ballymacelligott scoring two more points and a goal and Beaufort scoring three points (2 from frees). Half time score: Ballymacelligott 2-04 Beaufort 0-06
The second half started well for Ballymacelligott who scored a goal in under three minutes but two great points from play for Paudie Coffey and one from Ciaran Kennedy brought the momentum back to Beaufort. Unfortunately this momentum was matched by Ballymacelligott who scored four unanswered points and a goal before Beaufort scored again. Jonathan Kissane was given a yellow card towards the end of the first half and Ciaran Kennedy scored his final point of the day from a free at the twenty-third minute. Beaufort’s final score of the afternoon came from play for Paudie Coffey but Ballymacelligott got the final say scoring two more points in the dying minutes (one from a free). Full time score: Ballymacelligott 4-10 Beaufort 0-11
Beaufort Team: Sean Coffey, Rory Clifford, Ciaran O’Sullivan, Shane O’Sullivan, Liam Curran, Ian McGillycuddy, Keith Suter, Jonathan Kissane, Ciaran Kennedy, Eoin O’Hagen, Dylan O’Sullivan, Mike O’Shea, Paudie Coffey, William Joy, Padraig Cronin. Subs: Jason Coffey, Jack Sweeney.