St Brendans And Chriost Ri Advance To Munster Semi’s

ST Brendan’s 2-15 IS Killorglin 1-9

Holders St Brendan’s College, Killarney, booked their place in the semi-finals of the Munster Colleges championship with a comfortable victory over IS Killorglin in Listry.

‘The Sem’ were much the better side in the opening half, and Tom Moriarty’s goal gave them a tidy interval lead as they went in the break leading 1-9 to 0-4.

IS Killorglin tried hard in the second half and with Jack O’Connor and Fergal Hallissey dominating midfield they fought back. O’Connor scored Killorglin’s goal to leave just four points between the sides.

However, Bryan O’Shea then hit three quick points to widen the gap and it was all over when Conor Keane set up Padraig Nagle for the Sem’s second goal.

Scorers — St Brendan’s: B O’Shea 0-7 (0-4f); P Nagle, T Moriarty 1-0 each; C Keane 0-3, G O’Leary, C Horan 0-2 each; K Murphy 0-1 (’45′) IS Killorglin: G Nolan 0-5 (0-3f), T Walsh 0-3 (0-1f); J O’Connor 1-0; N Breen 0-1.

St Brendan’s — D Cronin; M Egan, D O’Leary, A Slattery; J Devane, C Tobin, C Fitzgerald; K Murphy, G O’Leary; C Horan, P Nagle, N Duggan; T Moriarty, B O’Shea, C Keane. Subs: D O’Donoghue, K McCarthy, J Aherne.

IS Killorglin — S Lillis; S O’Sullivan, G Nagle, K O’Sullivan; P Foley, K Courtney, S Lehane; J O’Connor, F Hallissey; D O’Sullivan, K Sheehan, E O’Sullivan; G Nolan, G O’Sullivan, T Walsh. Subs: N Breen, C Foley, M McKenna, A Gamble.

Ref — E Walsh ( Rathmore).

Colaiste Chriost Ri 0-11
Colaiste na Sceilge 0-10

Colaiste Chriost Ri had Ciaran Dalton and Shane O’Keeffe to thanks, as their two late scores saw off Colaiste na Sceilge in Rathmore.

Morgan O’Donoghue pulled one back for the Kerry side but it was not enough, as the Cork school advanced to the semi finals.

Chriost Ri looked the better team in the first half and hit some excellent scores through Conor Horgan (two), Shane O’Keeffe and Cork minor Luke Connolly (two).

Ciaran Keating (0-2), Kieran O’Driscoll, Michael Keating and Morgan O’Donoghue scored for Na Sceilge in the first half and although the Kerry side competed a lot better after the restart, they were undone by bad wides and those two late Colaiste Chriost Ri points.

Scorers — Colaiste Chriost Ri: C Horgan 0-4(2f), L Connolly, S O’Keeffe 0-2 each, A Nolan, E Finn, C Dalton 0-1 each. Colaiste na Sceilge: D O’Sullivan 0-3 (3f), C Keating, M O’Donoghue 0-2 each, K O’Driscoll, M O’Connor, M Keating 0-1 each.

Colaiste Chriost Ri — J Kerins; M Lyons, K Fulignati, D O’Keeffe; E Dennehy, T Lawrence, S Cronin; P Fitzgerald, S O’Keeffe; A Nolan, C Horgan, E Finn; C Dalton, L Connolly, E McGreevy. Sub: E O’Sullivan for M Keating.

Colaiste na Sceilge — D Murphy; K Curran, B Murphy, O O’Mahony; S O’Shea, M O’Connor, P O’Sullivan; K O’Driscoll, J Curran; D O’Sullivan, D Daly, M Keating; C O’Shea, C Keating, M O’Donoghue. Sub: B Madden for P Fitzgerald.

Ref — D Cahill (Tipperary).


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