St Patrick’s Dungannon & St Malachy’s Castlewellan won their respective All-Ireland Colleges titles over the weekend.
Hogan Cup Final
St Patrick’s, Dungannon 1-09 v 1-07 St. Brendan’s, Killarney
In Portlaoise, St Patrick’s overcame Munster champions St Brendan’s of Killarney in a thrilling encounter in front of approx 2,000 spectators.
It was nip and tuck throughout the first half, and a St Brendan’s goal shortly after the break gave the Killarney side a 5 point lead.
However, St Brendan’s would only score one point after this, as Dungannon edged their way back into the game and on to a 2 point victory, with their goal coming courtesy of wing-forward and man of the match Patrick Doherty.
All-Ireland Vocational Schools Senior A Final
St. Malachy’s, Castlewellan 1-12 v 0-05 St. Brogans, Bandon
History was made in Portlaoise as St Malachy’s Castlewellan won their first All-Ireland Vocational Schools Senior A Football title.
Castlewellan were always in control and went in at half time with a 5 point lead.
The victory was confirmed when Chris Regan fired to the net mid-way through the second half.