Monday 22 January 2018

Flynn on song to crush Charleville

De La Salle 0-19 Charleville CBS 0-11

Full-forward Darragh Flynn scored nine points as De la Salle set up a winner-takes-all final group clash at Fermoy yesterday.

Shane McNulty and Barry O'Sullivan also shone, whereas Charleville were too reliant on the free-taking of Pa O'Callaghan, who got all but two of their points.

The Waterford school surged into a 0-6 to 0-1 lead with the wind, and it was 0-10 to 0-5 at the break.

Charleville enjoyed a fruitful spell and cut the gap to three points at the three-quarter stage, but De La Salle held out with few worries.

Scorers -- De La Salle College: D Flynn 0-9 (3f), S McNulty, B O'Sullivan 0-3 each, K Walsh 0-2, P Flynn, A Farrell 0-1 each. Charleville CBS: P O'Callaghan0-9 (8f), S Sheedy, C Laffan 0-1 each.

DE LA SALLE COLLEGE -- M Sheridan; B O'Keeffe, P Coughlan, C Breheny; A O'Sullivan, A Gleeson, S O'Neill; M O'Brien, S McNulty; P Flynn, K Walsh, B O'Sullivan; T Mullally, D Flynn, C Sheehan. Subs: A Farrell for O'Neill (35), C Fleming for Sheehan (46), D Foley for Mullally (57), R Hurley for Flynn (57).

CHARLEVILLE CBS -- M Browne; N Foley, D McCarthy, C O'Gorman; J McCarthy, C Twomey, C Casey; J Buckley, TJ Garvey; J Madigan, S Sheedy, D Butler; C Laffan, P O'Callaghan, D Casey. Sub: J Barry for O'Gorman (h-t).

Ref -- N Cosgrove (Tipperary).

Irish Independent

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