Thursday 22 February 2018

Traditional powers prevail

Post-primary schools senior A Camogie

'The finals are on March 5' Photo: Sportsfile (stock image)
'The finals are on March 5' Photo: Sportsfile (stock image) newsdesk

Loreto College, Kilkenny will play St Brigid's of Loughrea in the final of the O'Neills Post Primary Schools Senior A camogie championship after the traditional powers enjoyed comfortable victories over St Patrick's, Maghera and St Joseph's, Tulla.

St Brigid's prevailed by 2-6 to 0-4 against Tulla in Kilnadeema. Loreto were never in danger, beating St Patrick's 1-7 to 0-1 at The Loup's grounds in Derry.

In the B semi-finals, Scoil Na Tríonóide, Doon defeated St Raphael's, Loughrea by 3-10 to 1-0 in Kinvara. They will face St Joseph's, Lucan in the decider, after the Dublin side just edged a pulsating tie against Banagher College 3-12 to 4-5 in Artane.

Mercy Convent, Roscommon beat Carrigaline Community School by 1-9 to 1-7 to book their place in the C final. They will play St Joseph's, Rochfortbridge, who won a six-goal thriller against St Killian's Garron Tower, Antrim by 3-7 to 3-5.

In the D grade, St Augustine's, Dungarvan were too strong for Loreto, Balbriggan 4-6 to 1-1. Our Lady of Lourdes, Wexford will provide the opposition, having accounted for St Louis, Kilteel 4-4 to 2-3.

The finals are on March 5.

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