St. Eunan's College players Emmet O’ Boyle, Matthew Whoriskey and Callum Friel
St. Eunan’s College U-15s overcame Our Lady’s College, Castleblaney with some degree of comfort in Garvaghey, Co. Tyrone on Thursday.
St. Eunan’s College 8-12
Our Lady’s College 2-6
St. Eunan’s got off to a whirlwind start with two goals and a point inside five minutes and playing with the wind they led by 5 - 5 to 0 - 2 at half time. Two goals by Emmet O’ Boyle put the Sentry Hill boys in charge after excellent running by Keelan Collier from midfield.
Keelan grabbed his own goal in the 16th minute after another excellent solo run and placed it in the corner.
Castleblayney got 2 points and staged a revival but found the Eunan’s defence difficult to break down as Oran Brogan and Jack Gallagher were in control.
Shane Monaghan finished off a great move to score another goal in the 18th minute. St. Euan’s finished off the half with points from Jack Alcorn, Matthew Whoriskey and Shane Monaghan.
In the second half, with the assistance of the wind, Castleblaney started well but St. Eunan’s scored two goals through Callum Friel and Shane Monaghan and the game was over as a contest. ]
Two more goals followed from Shane Monaghan after great work by Jack Roarty, Seimi Breslin and Cian Mc Monagle (Captain).
Throughout the game Sean Collum, Conal Mc Dermott and 1st year Oisin Mc Daid never gave the opposition the opportunity to stamp their authority with numerous turn-overs won.
Ciaran Quinn commanded the goals and late points from Adam Durkin, Josh Hay and Ben Gallagher gave St. Eunan’s College an emphatic victory.
St. Eunan’s College: Ciaran Quinn; Sean Collum, Oran Brogan, Oisin Mc Daid; Cian Mc Monagle (Captain), Jack Gallagher, Conall Mc Dermott; Jack Roarty, Jack Alcorn; Matthew Whoriskey, Keelan Collier, Seimi Breslin; Emmet O’ Boyle, Calllum Friel, Shane Monaghan.
Subs. Noel O’ Donnell, Peadar Mc Geehan, Alan Gallagher, Josh Hay, Conor Hughes, Calvin Adoo, Conor Cassidy, Sean Pascal, Ben Gallagher, Sean Mc Ginley, Adam Duncan, Sean Mc Veigh, Danny Toye, Jake Melly, Nathan Plumb and Sean McGinley.
St. Eunan’s College now play St. Pius Magherafelt in the next game of the group.