Wednesday 26 April 2017

McGlone leads the way for UUJ

UUJ failed to read the script in a riveting clash at Kingspan Breffni Park.

Cavan raced into a 0-5 to 0-0 lead but the visitors roared back with four points in a row, including a gem from Ruairi McGlone.

UUJ took the lead early second half, 0-9 to 0-8, and never looked back.

Scorers - UUJ: P McBrearty (1f, 1 '45'), R McGlone 0-4 each; M Bradley, N Madine 0-3 (1 '45'), D Gallagher 0-2fs, M Walsh, R McGeary, R McAnespie 0-1 each. Cavan: P O'Connor 0-3 (2fs), N McKiernan, S O'Rourke, E Reilly 0-2 each; T Mooney, D McVeety , C Madden, K Clarke, S Johnston (f), G Smith 0-1 each.

Cavan - J Farrelly; J McLoughlin, R Dunne, S Murray; J McCutcheon, C Moynagh, C Brady; B Sankey, S O'Rourke; N McKiernan, T Mooney, D McVeety; P O'Connor, C Madden, P McCabe. Subs: E Reilly for McCabe (26); M Reilly for O'Rourke (33); G Smith for Brady (h-t); K Clarke for Sankey (h-t); P Faulkner for Murray (41); S Johnston for McKiernan (50).

UUJ - T McConville; R Kelly, R Johnston, C McCann; C Boylan, J Rafferty, B Grant; D McKeown, T O'Brien; J Kearney, D Gallagher, R McGlone ; M Walsh, N Madine, R McGeary. Subs: R McHugh for McCann (24); P McBrearty for Rafferty (h-t); M Bradley for R McGeary (h-t); R McNamee for D McKeown (h-t); R McAnespie for B Grant (h-t); B Grant for R McGlone (61).

Ref - N McKenna (Monaghan)

UUJ 0-19

Cavan0-15

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