Monday 5 December 2016

Saffrons win in style

Antrim 3-11 QUB 1-11

Published 07/01/2016 | 02:30

Three superb second-half goals secured a deserved victory for the Saffrons. (Stock picture)
Three superb second-half goals secured a deserved victory for the Saffrons. (Stock picture)

Three superb second-half goals, two from Brian Neeson and one from Michael McCann, secured a deserved victory for the Saffrons who had trailed by three at the break.

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There was some late drama when Conor Murray of Antrim was red-carded for an off-the-ball incident with his fellow county man Dermott McAleese.

SCORERS - Antrim: B Neeson 2-1, C Fleming 0-4f, M McCann 1-0, K Niblock 0-2, C Murray, J Crozier, T McCann (f), D Nugent 0-1 each. QUB: G McGovern 1-2, M Clarke 0-5f, R Murray 0-2, B Bradley (f), M Monan 0-1 each.

Antrim - R Hanna; K O'Boyle, P Gallagher, J McGreevy; M Heinze, J Crozier, C Fleming; J Carron, S McVeigh; C Murray, K Niblock, T McCann; M McCann, S Burke, P Kelly.

Subs: B Neeson for S Burke (34), D Nugent for J Carron (52), M Armstrong for C Fleming (57), J Dowling for P Kelly (67).

QUB - J Denney; G McCabe, C Cullen, B Burns; N Delargy, S Heffron, M Monan; B Rodgers, A Doherty; R Murray, M Clarke, D McAleese; R Corrigan, G McGovern, C Martin.

Subs: C Hamill for M Clarke (44, BC), H Brown for C Martin (55), B Bradley for M Monan (57), C Lavelle for C Cullen (60)

Ref - B Rice (Down)

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