Our Lady’s Templemore and St Fintan’s CBS Doon power into Dr Harty Cup quarter-finals
Dungarvan CBS join them in last eight
Despite trailing by 0-6 to 0-5 at half-time in the winter-take-all Group 4 tie, Templemore made full use of the wind in the second half and John Joe Ryan’s goal was the key score in a 1-15 to 0-9 win.
Brian McGrath, Dylan Moloney and Colin O’Riordan all featured in the turnaround, while Brendan Martin and Danny Owens had helped Clonmel into the early lead.
St Fintan’s CBS of Doon are also into the last eight after a third-quarter blitzing of Castletroy College to claim a 3-12 to 1-14 win in Group 1.
While Tom Morrissey and Barry Nash impressed for Castletroy as they led for much of the first half, goals from Joe Lonergan and David Buckley helped Doon to go in level at half-time and another Lonergan goal and points from Patrick Cummins and Dean Coleman helped to push on. Aaron Kennedy did give Castletroy some brief hope late on with a goal.
Thurles CBS, who were already qualified, beat the eliminated Gaelcholáiste Mhuire AG by 0-21 to 0-11.
Ardscoil Rís remain top of Group 3 after a 0-17 to 1-5 win over De La Salle, Ronan Lynch scoring nine points.
Hamilton High School Bandon are second after Michael Cahalane inspired them to a 1-20 to 0-15 victory against St Colman’s of Fermoy.
In Group 2, Dungarvan CBS also progressed as Cormac Curran and Kevin Daly shone in a 1-1-15 to 1-10 win against St Francis College, Rochestown.
Conor Morrissey got Dungarvan’s goal with Aaron Ward finding the net for Rochestown.