Thursday 23 November 2017

Black sets Cross on path to glory

Cross and Passion 1-12
Dungarvan CBS 0-11

James Black's eighth-minute goal proved crucial as Cross and Passion, Ballycastle deservedly retained their All-Ireland Colleges SHC 'B' crown at Fingallians on Saturday.

The Antrim boys led 1-3 to 0-1 after 10 minutes, but Dungarvan stayed in touch through Colm Curran, who scored all their points. He put them ahead before Cross sealed it with five unanswered points.

Scorers -- Cross and Passion: C Clarke 0-5 (0-3f, 0-1 '65), J Black 1-1, C Laverty, J McShane 0-2, S Jennings, S McAfee 0-1 each. Dungarvan CBS: Colm Curran 0-11 (0-9f, 0-1 '65).

Cross and Passion -- S McGinn; R McCloskey, M Donnelly, P McLernon; N Murray, D McPeake, D Donnelly; C Laverty, P Blaney; S Jennings, J McShane, J Black; S McAfee, J McCouig, C Clarke.

Sub: F Donnelly for D Donnelly (49).

Dungarvan CBS -- D Duggan; C O'Shea, C Walsh, L Beresford; S Ryan, E Healy, J Barron; T Curran, K Phelan; K Power, Colm Curran, J Curran; D Breathnach, L Egan, Cathal Curran.

Ref -- A Stapleton (Laois).

Irish Independent

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