Moran on fire
Banagher College 5-9
St Fergal's, Rathdowney 1-13
Trevor Moran's hat-trick helped Banagher ease home in Rathdowney and into a place in the semi-finals. In a winner-takes-all group clash, Banagher led 4-6 to 0-4 at the break, with Moran adding to his two first-half goals with 15 minutes remaining.
SCORERS -- Banagher: T Moran 3-2 (0-2f), S Dolan 1-2, M Coughlan 1-0, J O'Connor, J Lewis 0-2 each, P Camon 0-1 (0-1f). St Fergal's: S Maher 1-4 (0-1f), R King 0-3, T Dowling, S Corby 0-2 each, C Hyland (0-1 '65'), Patrick Whelan (0-1f) 0-1 each.
BANAGHER COLLEGE -- C Clancy; Colm Daly, S Lyons, Conor Daly; D Hopkins, P Camon, S Gardiner; J O'Connor, D Smith; A Camon, S Dolan, J Lewis; E Mannion, T Moran, M Coughlan. Subs: M Maloney for Mannion.
ST FERGAL'S -- E Fleming; P Bergin, J Keane, S Finan; C Finane, C Hyland, G Dunne; M Meehan, Patrick Whelan; E Jones, R King, D Hogan; T Dowling, N Delaney, S Maher. Subs: S Corby for Hogan, J Fox for Delaney, S Cleere for Jones, Paddy Whelan for Finan, J Delaney for Fox.
Ref -- M Cleere (Laois).