A tough competitive challenge in Ballydehob was just what the team needed as players travelled home on a Friday evening for the bank-holiday weekend.
Fintan JL and Dylan Henshaw opened the scoring in the early minutes before the opposition resonded. With Fintan demonstrating form from the dead-ball, Garnish led at the water-break 0-4 to 0-2 . Their lead was further extended in the second quarter thanks to a long-range effort from Brian Terry and a well taken penalty by Fintan JL. A second penalty conversion kept Garnish well ahead but Gabriel Rangers stormed back into contention in the third quarter as the Garnish collective appeared to loose concentration. Goals from Brian Terry and Rory O’Driscoll in the final quarter gavegarnish a narrow victory.