Friday May 3rd – Desmond Cup Quarter Final – St Itas 0 Ballingarry 1 (Forde)
Ballingarry were made fight all the way to book a place in the Desmond Cup semi final against a game St. Itas in Ashford on Friday last (May 3rd 2013). It took a Kevin Forde goal two minutes into the second half to seal a semi final against Rathkeale. Itas went closest in the opening period with an effort that deflected for a corner. Ballingarry were denied what looked a certain penalty when Kiely was tripped when through to put the winners two up, while Mulcahy saved from Rory Alymer when it looked like the Ballingarry number nine must score.
Team: Kenrick; Clancy; Condron; O’Grady; Fitzgerald; Moore; F Kiely; Kelly; Forde; Healy; Alymer.