ULSTER SCHOOLS CORN COLMCILLE FINAL ‘TOP CLASS’

31 May 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Our Lady’s Secondary School, Castleblayney won their first Ulster title at U-13.5 level since 1992 when they pipped St. Joseph’s Grammar School, Donaghmore 3- 11 to 3-9 in a thrilling finish to last Friday’s Corn Colmcille Final in Emyvale.

Our Lady’s held a narrow lead for most of this cracking encounter, but they needed to produce a grandstand finish, via a Tommie Duffy goal, to reclaim the lead after they had fallen behind during the final quarter. Our Lady’s started brightly, with Duffy, Max McGinnity and Tadgh Hegarty kicking early points.

Noah Grimes got the Tyrone side on the scoreboard, but Darragh McMahon quickly cancelled that out, before Duffy turned provider for Hegarty to score the opening goal that doubled the Blayney school’s lead to six. A flowing move ended with Eoghan O’Neill hitting the net to give a boost to …

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