Condon leads way as Colman's storm Nenagh
COLLEGES GAA: St Colman's of Fermoy produced a storming second-half performance to see off Nenagh CBS by 2-14 to 0-10 in Group C of the Dr Harty Cup yesterday.
Trailing 0-9 to 0-4 at half-time, Colman's had goals from Stephen Condon - who scored 1-8 - and Diarmuid Linehan as they effected a turnaround.
Also in that group, champions Thurles CBS got a second win as they beat Scoil na Tríonóide of Doon by 2-18 to 0-7. Darragh Woods' goal from a second-half penalty was crucial with Brendan Kelly also finding the net.
In Group A, Ardscoil Rís similarly pulled away late on against Blackwater CS, winning by 1-15 to 2-6 with Padraig O'Loughlin getting the goal. Ryan Grey and Tommy McCarthy raised green flags for Blackwater.
Josh Beausang, John Looney and Jack McDonald got goals in Midleton CBS's 3-15 to 1-6 win over Hamilton HS.
Our Lady's Secondary School of Templemore beat St Francis College, Rochestown by 2-14 to 2-8 in Group B, having led by 1-10 to 0-2 at half-time.
Lyndon Fairbrother's goal for Templemore was the first score of the game and they pushed on thanks to Jamie Bergin, Stephen Nolan and David O'Shea. The score was 1-14 to 0-5 midway through the second half before two Ciarán Cormack penalties brought Rochestown back into it. They got within four points but Templemore sub Jamie Bergin's late goal sealed the win.
In Group D, Castletroy College and Cork's CBC booked quarter-final spots by beating CBS HS Clonmel and St Flannan's respectively. Aaron Kennedy scored nine of Castletroy's points in a 0-12 to 0-9 win while Robbie O'Flynn's two goals were vital as CBC won by 2-7 to 0-11.