Sunday 18 March 2018

Super Quinn display not enough for Abbey

St Pat's, Dungannon 3-11
Abbey CBS 1-12

Holders St Patrick's came out on top of a gripping quarter-final with Abbey CBS at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh on Saturday.

The Dungannon side led 2-8 to 1-6 at the break, and while Abbey substitute Patrick Quinn got eight points, Gervin and Conor McAliskey tagged on points for Dungannon to keep their noses in front before a goal from the latter sealed victory.

SCORERS -- St.Patricks, Dungannon: L Gervin 1-6 (0-5f), C McAliskey, (0-1 '45) N Morgan 1-2 each, H Conlan 0-1. Abbey CBS: P Quinn 0-8 (0-4f), N Cunningham 0-4 (0-1f), D Morgan 1-0.

St Mary's 1-8
St Macartan's 1-4

St Mary's, Magherafelt booked their place in the semis when they defeated St Macartan's, Monaghan, on Saturday morning.

The margin of victory was more comfortable than the final scoreline might suggest with a David McGuckin goal ending the game as a contest before Gareth McQuaid got a late consolation goal for Macartan's.

scorers -- St Mary's, Magherafelt: D McGuckin 1-0, F Duffin, A McKeown 0-3 each, A Devlin, C Kearns (1f) 0-1 each. St Macartan's, Monaghan: G McQuaid 1-0, McKenna 0-2 (0-1f), S Carey, B McQuaid 0-1.

Omagh CBS 0-15
St Pat's, Maghera 0-7

Eight Ronan O'Neill points carried Omagh CBS through to the final four at Derrytresk yesterday.

The Tyrone students never looked like losing, even when Maghera narrowed the gap to a point 10 minutes into the second half. John McCullagh, O'Neill and Conan Grugan all fired over quality points as Omagh sped out of sight with a blistering late salvo.

scorers -- Omagh CBS: R O'Neill 0-8 (6f), J McCullagh 0-2, C Grugan(1f), T Canavan, D Connolly, S Warnock, C Clarke 0-1 each. St Patrick's, Maghera: P Draine, G Keane (1f) 0-2 each, B Quigg, S Murray, D McKeever 0-1 each.

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