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Thursday 22 March 2018

McGrath turns on style to inspire Our Lady's triumph

Our Lady's, Templemore 2-19
St Caimin's, Shannon 2-13

A superb display by wing-forward Liam McGrath inspired Our Lady's Templemore to victory in a hugely entertaining clash at Claughaun yesterday.

St Caimin's led by 1-9 to 0-8 at the break, with the brilliant Aaron Cunningham scoring 1-8 on his way to 2-11. But Tipperary minor star McGrath took control in the second half, adding 2-5 to his 0-3 first-half tally.

Scorers - Our Lady's: L McGrath 2-8 (0-7f), S Hartnett 0-4, J McGrath 0-3, J Bergin 0-2, L O'Treasaigh, M Kelly 0-1 each. St Caminin's: A Cunningham 2-11, S Liddy, A Mulready 0-1 each.

Our Lady's -- J Bourke; B Kennedy, K Kennedy, J Meade; J Nyland, T Hamill, J Moloney; L O'Treasaigh, C O'Riordan; J McGrath, S Hartnett, L McGrath; M Kelly, J Bergin, P Meade.

St Caimins -- R McAuley; J Mulready, N O'Connor, B Carey; S Kelleher, F Melody, S O'Leary; K McCafferty, C O'Brien; S Liddy, A Mulready, S Lynch; S Gleeson, A Cunningham, D Collins.

Ref -- Mike O'Connor (Na Piarsaigh).

Irish Independent

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