Devlin the key to Trinity triumph
The Peter Canavan-trained Holy Trinity School from Cookstown, Tyrone deservedly claimed the title on Saturday in Banagher.
Leading by 0-6 points to 0-1 at the break, the northern students found their range in the second period and were inspired by Cathal Devlin, who kicked seven points.
Scorers -- Holy Trinity: C Devlin 0-7 (0-6f), M McGeary (0-2f), A Armstrong 0-2 each, E Coyle, B Potter 0-1 each. St Brogans: G Farrell 1-0 (1-0 pen), J Crowley 0-3 (0-3f), M Murphy 0-2.
Holy Trinity -- C McGarvey; E O'Connor, C Blake, R Mullan; O Maguir, M Cassidy, M Hughes; C McAleer, K McGeary; B Potter, C Campbell, A Armstrong; J McGahan, C Devlin, L McCracken. Subs: B Diamond for L McCracken (53).
St Brogan's -- D O'Driscoll; M Courtney, D Canty, C Hourihane; S Hartnett, J Lynch, C Harrington; G Farrell, M Murphy; E Ryan, J McSweeney, M McNamara; D Lordan, D Harrington, J Crowley. Subs: C Nyhan for M McNamara (40).
Ref -- D Brazil (Offaly).