A superb turnover from Dara Coulter in defence led to a 46th minute goal for Fearghal MacManus as St Patrick’s Grammar Downpatrick overcome St Patrick’s Maghera by four points in a thrilling Danske Bank UK Mageean Cup contest.
Peter McCullagh was the key threat for St Patrick’s College, Maghera, who led 1-09 to 1-07 at the break, largely thanks to McCullagh’s personal tally for 1-04. Rossa McGrath was the one who found the net for Downpatrick.
Michael Dorrian floated over a couple of points in each half, and with Red High goalkeeper Pearse Smyth on target with two points from distance, the Official Down GAA side saw the game out for a significant victory after MacManus found the net.
St Patrick’s Downpatrick 2-15
St Patrick’s Maghera 1-14