Raheen opened the scoring after 5 mins with great goal and added their second after 15 mins. Portlaoise stepped up a gear 35 mins in with a header from Hayden Delaney to reduce the deficit.
After great work in midfield by Robbie Ging, Barry McPherson put Ger McInerney through for his first goal. Great defending by Eoin Carroll and Cormac Sheehy kept Raheen at bay as Portlaoise mounted their comeback.
The second half saw Hayden Delaney score his second hatrick of the season andGer McInerney added his second goal after great work from Shane Lambe and Willie Carroll on the wings. Making his debut for Portlaoise Seniors was Dillon Rogers who plays with the U18 and marked his senior debut by putting his name on the scoresheet to round off the scoring.
Man of The Match – Robbie Ging with another great performance and adding a goal to his tally for the season
Good for Portlaoise – GK Dean Bland, Def: Eoin Carroll, Cormac Sheehy Mid: Robbie Ging, Shane Lambe, Fwd: Hayden Delaney, Ger McInerney