Tuesday 24 October 2017

McGreevey's early double puts St Colman's into final

St Colman's, Newry 2-9
St Patrick's Dungannon 1-8
MacRory Cup (SF) semi-final

St Colman's made it through to the decider with four points to spare over holders St Patrick's Academy at Casement Park in Belfast last night.

The Down lads enjoyed a terrific start as corner-forward Tony McGreevey found the net twice inside three minutes to give them a seven-point lead.

The holders hit back, though, with points from Liam Gervin and Colm McFaul, plus a Conor McAliskey goal to draw level by the break.

Gervin put Dungannon ahead on the restart, but Colman's replied with a number of points from Chris Clarke, Caolan Mooney and substitute Ross McGarry to advance to the decider.

Scorers -- St Colman's: T McGreevey 2-0, C Clarke 0-4, C Mooney 0-3, R McGarry, P Lively 0-1 each. St Patrick's: L Gervin 0-5, C McAliskey 1-0, K Morgan 0-2, C McFaul 0-1

St Patrick's -- M McReynolds; D Mullen, D Quinn, S McGarrity; E Deeney, D Walsh, S Quinn; C McFaul, H Conlon; L Gervin, A Forker, N Morgan; R Devlin, K Morgan, C McAliskey. Subs: C Corrigan for Mullen.

St Colman's -- M McNeice; S McGreevy, N Donnelly, R Lively; R Johnston, E Lynch, P Lively; N McParland, E Magee; D O'Hare, C Clarke, C Mooney; C Stevenson, J Johnston, T McGreevy. Subs: P Hillen for Lynch, R McGarry for O'Hare, S McCartan for Magee

Ref -- M McErlane (Derry)

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