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St Pats take MacRory title

March 18th, 2008


Bank of Ireland MacRory Cup Final:

St Patricks Dungannon 0-13 v 1-09 St Michaels Enniskillen

St Patricks’ sub Conal McGarrity scored a late point to give his school a dramatic one point victory over St Michaels Enniskillen.

The Dungannon school will now meet Athlone Community College in the All-Ireland Colleges semi-final on Saturday 22nd March.

This final could certainly be considered a ‘game of two halves’, as St Patrick’s over-turned a 5 point half time deficit with a stunning second half performance. This comeback was inspired by Dermot Thornton, who top-scored with 7 points, 6 from frees.

St Patrick’s, Dungannon: N Morgan, B Kelly, L O’Neill, J Loughran, R Pickering, G Teague, D Toner, N McKenna 0-1, D Lavery, S Murphy 0-1, T O’Hagan 0-1, P Doherty 0-1, M McLernon 0-1, D Thornton 0-7, C Gervin.
Subs: C McGarrity 0-1 for McLernon, J Grimley for Lavery

St Michael’s, Enniskillen: M Jackson, M Quigley, M Donnelly, C Smyth, R Leonard, PJ Rodgers, N McElroy, R Jones 0-1, R O’Callaghan, M McAleer, D Keenan 0-4, B Cox 1-0, T Corrigan 0-1, C O’Brien 0-2, J O’Brien 0-1.
Subs: G Leonard for McAleer, M Maguire for J O’Brien, P Leonard for R Leonard

Referee : Jimmy McKee (Armagh).

(Picture Credit: Jim Dunne,

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