A first for St Caimin's


MUNSTER COLLEGES SHC (HARTY CUP) QUARTER-FINALS: St Caimin’s 0-13 St Colman’s 0-9ST CAIMIN’S, Shannon, made history in Cashel yesterday as nine points from Patrick Sheahan secured a place in the Harty Cup semi-finals for the first time.

The St Caimin’s win was built on a solid defence while Sheahan punished any St Colman’s indiscretions at the other end.

St Caimin’s led by 0-8 to 0-5 at the break. Although the Fermoy side, inspired by Darren Tobin, cut the gap back to the minimum (0-10 to 0-9) with 11 minutes remaining St Caimin’s hit back with three unanswered points.

ST CAIMIN’S: T Griffin; E McInerney, N Purcell, N Garry; D Boyce, S O’Connor, J Conroy; S Hynan, J Guilfoyle (0-1); P Collins, K Lynch, N Frawley (0-1); P Sheahan (0-9, seven frees, one 65), T Crowe (0-1), A Mulready (0-1).

ST COLMAN’S: E Ahern; C Hegarty, K Lane, S O’Brien; R Clancy, D Carroll, J Roche; A Cronin, M Flynn; B Mulcahy (0-2), S Finn (0-1), D Pyne (0-1); D Tobin (0-5, three frees, one 65), D Dooley, L Whelan. Subs: D Boyce for Pyne (42 mins), E O’Siocháin for Whelan (47 mins), T O’Siocháin for Finn (56 mins), J Mannix for Dooley (60 mins).

Referee: J Ryan ( Cashel).