Treacy goal grabs glory for Counsel
Good Counsel (New Ross) 1-9 St Joseph's (R'bridge) 1-6 LEINSTER
Colleges Juv F 'A' Final
A William Treacy goal four minutes into injury-time enabled Good Counsel College to come from behind and pull off a dramatic victory over St Joseph's of Rochfortbridge in this excellent final at Stradbally yesterday.
St Joseph's, having led 0-4 to 0-3 at half-time, looked on their way to victory when Ciaran Doyle scored a penalty six minutes from the end. The Westmeath boys still led 1-6 to 0-8 as the game moved into additional time, but Treacy's goal put the Wexford College in front and Mike Rowe's pointed free secured a dramatic late victory.
Scorers -- Good Counsel: M Rowe 0-6 (5f), W Treacy 1-0, S Stafford, M Dwyer, J Dunne 0-1 each. St Joseph's: C Doyle 1-2 (1-0 pen), I Kilcoyne, M Geoghegan (1f), E Toner, J Cully 0-1 each.
Good Counsel -- J Dunne; K Rowe, D Barron, D Joyce; C Cullen, D O'Connor, I Carty; B whitty, S Stafford; M Dwyer, P Manning, J Dunne; P Lyng, W Treacy, M Rowe. Subs: J Sutton for Lyng, E Rowe for Manning, S O'Gorman for Carty.
St Joseph's -- J Hyland; L O'Reilly, C Doyle, J Murphy; S Quinn, N McCabe, B Gamond; I Kilcoyne, G Glennon; M Geoghegan, C Doyle, E Toner; D Conroy, J Cully, K Fox.
Ref -- P Murphy (Carlow).