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Rea strike swings it for 'Tresk

Published 28/11/2011 | 05:00

Goals proved crucial for Tyrone champions Derrytresk as they held on to win the provincial junior title at Armagh's Athletic Grounds.

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Seventeen-year-old Caolan Corr smashed in a 27th-minute goal to send them in level at 1-2 to 0-5 at half-time, after Darren Bishop and substitute Christopher Farrell had given Cremartin the early edge.

Cremartin midfielder Niall Flanagan received his marching orders for a second yellow card just before the interval, but the Monaghan men went two points up through Bishop 10 minutes from the end.

It was 33-year-old veteran Mickey Rea who sealed victory for the Red Hand champions with a 51st-minute goal.

SCORERS -- Derrytresk: M Rea 1-1 (1f), C Corr 1-0, N Gavin 0-3 (3f), E Rea 0-1 (f). Cremartin: D Bishop (2f), B Carragher (2f), L McVicar, C Farrell 0-2 each, G Boyd, K Brennan 0-1 each.

Derrytresk -- A Quinn; S Slater, K Campbell, K Quinn; E Rea, Cathal O'Neill, J Dillon; C Gavin, R O'Neill; M Robinson, J McKee, Conor O'Neill; N Gavin, C Corr, M Rea. Subs: P Kilpatrick for R O'Neill, L Slater for Robinson

Cremartin -- D Lavelle; E Atkinson, P McGuigan, F Mulligan; R Burke, C Mulligan, J McGuigan; N Flanagan, D Farrell; B Carragher, D Bishop, G Boyd; L McVicar, K Brennan, D Mulligan. Subs: C Farrell for Atkinson, P McMahon for D Mulligan, M Bishop for McMahon.

Ref -- G Walsh (Antrim)

Derrytresk 2-5 , Cremartin 0-10

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