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Impressive win for St Caimin’s

St Caimin’s 2-12
Skibbereen 3-8

ST Caimin’s Shannon progressed to the next round of the Munster colleges U-16½ B football championship when they defeated Skibbereen in Mallow last week to earn a date with Rochestown from Cork.

At half-time Skibbereen led by a point, 1-2 to 0-4, after playing with the breeze. Their goal came from a rebound after John Mulready had saved a penalty.
Two goals from Brendan Harkin midway through the second half helped the Shannon school to take the lead. They had some impressive points from Shane Gleeson, Jason McNally and Conor Deasy to go four clear with time almost up. In the final action of the game, Skibbereen had a goal to close the gap to the minimum.
Impressive for the winners on the day were John Mulready, who made a superb save at a vital stage in the second half, Shane O’Leary, Conor Deasy, Shane Gleeson, Brendan Harkin and Jason McNally.
St Caimin’s: John Mulready (Sixmilebridge); Conor Crosby (Cratloe), Andrew Shanagher (Wolfe Tones), Jamie Cronin (Wolfe Tones); Daithí Collins (Cratloe), Shane O’Leary (Cratloe), Dominick Costigan (Cratloe); Conor Deasy (Sixmilebridge), James Warren (Newmarket); Jason McNally (Wolfe Tones), Jack Kelly (Wolfe Tones), Oisín Pender (Newmarket); Shane Gleeson (Cratloe), Brendan Harkin (Wolfe Tones), Andrew Ryan (Wolfe Tones).
Sub: Stefan Howard (Newmarket).

 

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