McKeever magic sinks Celbridge
KEVIN LYNCH'S 2-15 CELBRIDGE 1-4
Goals in either half from Odhran McKeever and Pauric McNicholl were crucial for Derry club Kevin Lynch's, as they had all of 14 points to spare over a spirited Celbridge outfit.
The winners were seven points to the good at the interval -- 1-7 to 0-3 -- thanks in no small part to a 1-3 haul from outstanding corner-forward McKeever.
KEVIN LYNCH -- R Mullan; P Brolly, S Higgins, R Mullan; N Smyth, C Kelly, C Feeney; J Mullan, S McNicholl; S Tracey, P McNicholl, T McHugh; C McCartney, F Higgins, O McKeever.
CELBRIDGE -- R Clarke; A Brennan, P Mortell, C O'Donnachadha; S Lawlor, A O Riain, K Gorman; C O'Shaughnessy, C O'Foghlu; C Doyle, J Scott-Cahill, C O'Regan; T Archibold, D Cunningham, L O'Flynn.
REF -- D Harrington (St Sylvester's/Dublin).
Kelly goal swings
it for Pearses
PADRAIG PEARSES 1-7
EOGHAN RUADH 0-8
Roscommon's Padraig Pearses were crowned champions following a titanic battle with Eoghan Ruadh of Tyrone.
After a scrappy opening, Pearses corner-forward Anthony Kelly found the back of the net for the crucial goal.
PADRAIG PEARSES -- J Curley; S Lohan, L Daly, O Kelly; C Dunne, K Feehily, L Clogher; D Johnston, D Glynn; L Powell, S Downey, P Carey; B Burke, E Galvin, A Kelly.
EOGHAN RUADH -- F Barrett; R Boyle, E Burns, D Comac; A Cullen, S Currie, F Devlin; L Devlin, C Doran; J Ferguson, L Ferguson, B Gormley; S Hearne, C Kelly, D Kelly.
REF -- P Carr (Round Towers, Clondalkin/Dublin).