Brett leads way in Athenry cakewalk
Presentation Athenry 2-19
Gort CS 1-8
Adam Brett scored 2-2 as Presentation College Athenry marched on to the All-Ireland semi-finals with a resounding win over Gort Community School in Ballinasloe.
Gort were overwhelmed in the first-half and trailed by 1-10 to 0-2 at half-time, with Brett's first goal coming on 23 minutes.
And Athenry quickly put the result beyond doubt when Brett scored his second goal within 30 seconds of the resumption, with Gort's consolation goal not coming until the last minute.
SCORERS - Athenry: M Kennedy 0-9 (3f), A Brett 2-2, C Lawless 0-3, C Walsh 0-2 (0-1f), J Reilly, K Conneely, I McGlynn 0-1 each. Gort CS: E Egan 1-3 (1-0 sl, 3f), S Gardiner 0-4 (4f), C Keane 0-1.
Athenry - P Rabbitte; E Lawless, A Clarke, J Reilly; K Conneely, C Lee, TJ Brennan; S Quirke, I McGlynn; E O'Donnell, A Brett, B Connolly; M Kennedy, C Walsh, C Lawless.
gort Community School - O Higgins; E Duggan, I Neilan, T Dean; J O'Donoghue, D Fahy, P Murphy; E Hunt, O Flannery; E Egan, C Keane, C Hegarty; J Nolan, D Moloney, S Gardiner.
REF - S Hynes (Galway).