Tuesday 20 February 2018

Bergin bags final brace

Roscrea VS 4-11
Borrisokane cc 1-11

Full-forward Jamie Bergin led the scoring charge as Roscrea regained the Munster Vocational Schools senior hurling crown with a comprehensive nine-point victory against local rivals Borrisokane CC at Dolla on Saturday, writes Jackie Cahill.

This all-Tipperary clash was settled early in the second half when Bergin hit two goals within the space of four minutes. He netted two minutes into the second half and again four minutes later as Roscrea surged 10 points clear, 4-6 to 0-8.

Roscrea had also scored two first-half goals as Declan Cleary and Daniel Cleary gave their side a 2-6 to 0-7 interval lead.

Borrisokane were over-reliant on sharpshooter Shane Dooley as the full-forward bagged 1-9, a haul which included eight frees.

Scorers -- Roscrea VS: J Bergin 2-3, E Ryan 1-4, D Cleary 1-0, J Wall 0-2, J Sampson, B Toohey 0-1 each. Borrisokane CC: S Dooley 1-9 (0-8f), T Cleary, G Power 0-1 each.

ROSCREA VS -- D Ryan; J Feeney, C Bergin, E Greene; J Ryan, M Collier, M Campion; J Cleary, J Sampson; B Toohey, E Ryan, D Murphy; D Cleary, J Bergin, J Wall. Subs: B Teehan for Cleary (43), E Flynn for Murphy (58), R McNicholas for Campion (60), C Sheedy for Wall (62), C Hassett for Feeney (63).

BORRISOKANE CC -- E McLoughney; S Moriarty, J Costello, A Darcy; A Tierney, E Hogan, S Nevin; P Gavin, B Davis; P McSherry, T Cleary, N O'Meara; G Power, S Dooley, E Williams. Subs: M Harty for Power (43), D Sweeney for McSherry (55), A Flynn for Gavin (59), R Raleigh for Williams (60).

Ref -- S Hourigan (Limerick)

Irish Independent

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