In brief: Late Reilly strike sinks South Dubs
Westmeath Schools 2-14
Dublin South 0-15
Published 26/01/2010 | 05:00
AN inspired second half of extra-time saw Westmeath past Dublin South in the Leinster Colleges SHC after a thrilling 80 minutes in Ballyboden.
A late point from Dublin's star corner-forward Ben Quinn had sent the game into overtime on a 0-11 to 1-8 scoreline, and the Dubs outscored their opponents 0-4 to 0-1 in the first 10 minutes of extra-time.
However, after the interval they scored 1-5 without reply in an impressive display as Philip Reilly scored his second goal in injury-time.
His fellow corner-forward Aongus Clarke scored four of the points.
Reilly's first-half goal and Clarke's accuracy had edged their side in front in the first half, but Dublin outscored their opponents 0-4 to 0-1 in the second to force extra-time.
SCORERS -- Westmeath Schools: A Clarke 0-10 (5f), P Reilly 2-1, S Donoher, J Boyle, A Price 0-1 each. Dublin South: B Quinn 0-6, A Clabby 0-4 (3f), N Maguire 0-2, N Ryan, S Barron, D Mulligan 0-1 each.
WESTMEATH SCHOOLS -- C Scally; D Kelleher, T Doyle, A Craig; S Donoher, C Boyle, P Laide; C Thompson, D Gavin; J Boyle, A Price, G Flynn; P Reilly, D Higgins, A Clarke. Subs: D Fennell for Craig (24), P Fennell for Thompson (h-t), S Fagan for Higgins (41), N Kirby for Gavin (47), E Kincaid for Flynn (63), D McDermott for Boyle (68).
DUBLIN SOUTH -- E Crowley; E Grogan, B O'Carroll, E Small; E McKenna, C Moffatt, J Breen; S Barron, G Whelan; A Clabby, J Doughan, D Mulligan; B Quinn, N Maguire, C Murphy. Subs: F Heavey for Doughan (45), N Ryan for Murphy (59).
Ref -- D O'Donovan (Dublin).
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