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Loughgiel make it 3 in a row

October 29th, 2012

AIB Ulster Club Senior Hurling Championship Final:
Loughgiel (Antrim) 2-25 Portaferry (Down) 0-25

All-Ireland club champions Loughgiel have won their thirs Ulster Club Championship in a row with a comfortable victory over Down Champions Portaferry at Casement Park.

The Down champions kept in touch with Loughgiel for much of the first half, but Shay Casey’s goal gave the Antrim kingpins a 1-12 to 0-7 lead at half time.

In the second half, Loughgiel showed the pedigree which saw them win the All Ireland title on St Patrick’s Day and Liam Watson finished from close range to add their second goal.

Loughgiel will now face the Connacht champions in the All Ireland semi final in February.

AIB Ulster Club Intermediate Hurling Championship Final:
Lisbellaw St Patrick’s (Fermanagh) 3-13 St Bridgid’s Cloughmills (Antrim) 2-10

Lisbellaw claimed the Ulster Intermediate Hurling Club Championship title with a well deserved victory over Cloughmills in Pairc Esley.

Lisbellaw started brightly and went in at half time with an 8 point lead, aided by goals from Declan McGarry and Ciaran Corrigan. In the second half Cloughmills threatened a comeback but Sean Corrigan fired in the third goal for the Fermanagh champions and they held on for victory to record their first ever Ulster Club Intermediate title.

AIB Ulster Club Junior Hurling Championship Final:
Bredagh (Down) 4-18 Na Magha (Derry) 3-7

Bredagh’s hurlers made their own bit of history on Sunday with a convincing victory over Na Magha of Derry.

Breadgh flew out of the blocks with Man of the Match Lorcan McMullan firing a devestating 1-6 in the opening 15 minutes. Na Magha responded with 2 goals of their own but Bredagh went in at half time leading 1-10 to 2-3.

In the second period Na Magha got on to the scoreboard first but in the final quarter Bredagh turned the screw and eased to their first ever Ulster Club Championship title.

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