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In brief: Keating wraps up Ballymun victory

Ballymun Kickhams 2-3 St Finbarr's, Cork 0-1

Published 04/07/2011 | 05:00

Ballymun Kickhams rounded off an excellent weekend as they claimed the Division 1 title at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Saturday.

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The Dublin side were set on their way against local side St Finbarr's when Glen Doyle scored a brilliant goal.

Ballymun led by 1-1 to nil at the half-time interval after Anton Swan added a point.

Dillon Keating added another goal and a point early in the second half to put the Dublin side into a great position and while Steven Sherlock pulled a point back for St Finbarr's, Keating answered that late on to wrap up the win.

Scorers -- Ballymun: D Keating 1-2 (1f), G Doyle 1-0, A Swan 0-1. St Finbarr's: S Sherlock 0-1.

BALLYMUN -- E Cumberton; S Brennan, L Young, C Kavanagh; J Talbot, A Elliot, G Doyle; C Deegan, C O'Tighe; A Swan, D Keating, C Keeley; R O'Leary, C Fallon, R Swift. Subs: D O'Brien, M Jusczach, A Conway, A Thomas.

ST FINBARR'S -- S Hurley; C Buckley, E O'Keeffe, M Twomey; C Dennehy, C Buckley, C Scully; D O'Sullivan, S O'Leary; E O'Sullivan, B Hennessy, S Hannigan; S Sherlock, C Coleman, E Murphy. Subs: S Cox, M Shinkwin, L Lombard, J Arslan.

Ref -- C Lyons (Cork)

Claregalway retain title as Holland stars

Claregalway, Galway 3-3

St Val's, Cork 0-3

Claregalway made it back-to-back Division 1 girls' titles as Roisin Holland bagged three goals in their victory over Cork's St Val's.

Leading by 1-3 to 0-2 at half-time, Holland's goal early in the second half more or less put things beyond St Val's, though the east Cork side did apply plenty of pressure as the game went on.

Holland completed her hat-trick late on, however, to seal the two-in-a-row for Claregalway.

Scorers -- Claregalway: R Holland 3-2, S O'Connell 0-1.

St Val's: A Kelleher 0-3 (1f).

CLAREGALWAY -- N Hynes; L Coen, K Dowd, S Burke; K Healy, M Glynn, E Glynn; M Coyle, S O'Connell; O Murphy, R Holland, C Campbell; R Hansberrry, C Burke, E Connolly.

ST VAL'S -- S Burgoyne; SB O'Mullane, N McCarthy, C Murphy; AM Ryan, S O'Sullivan, C Nevin; A Kelleher, K O'Sullivan; M McCarthy, E Twohig, N O'Leary; N Dennehy, M O'Sullivan, B Hartnett.

Ref -- C Cronin (Cork)

Goals prove vital for Glengormley

Goals from Oran Eastwood and Michael McGivern helped St Enda's Glengormley of Antrim to take the boy's Division 2 title, seeing off Newcastlewest by 2-4 to 0-4, while Donegal's St Eunan's defeated Ahan Gaels of Cork 0-11 to 0-2 in Division 3.

David Roberts scored seven points for Tipperary side Moyle Rovers, while Stephen Quirke, Craig Lonergan and Daniel Hogan all registered goals during their 3-13 to 3-2 win over Sligo's St Mary's.

Kilkenny's O'Loughlin Gaels, who won the Division 1 hurling title last week, claimed a double with a 1-6 to 0-2 victory over Wolfe Tones from Clare in the Division 5 final. In the Division 6 decider, Glanworth came out on top in their all-Cork clash with Ballinora, triumphing by 2-5 to 0-1.

Ferbane of Offaly won the girls' Division 2 title against Cork's Boherbue. Lurgan of Cavan defeated Clann Eireann, from Lurgan in Armagh, in Division 3 and Dungarvan from Waterford saw off Cork's Bandon in Division 4.

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