Bradley bags winning point


MacRORY CUP: St Patrick's Maghera 2-8 Abbey CBS 1-10ST PATRICK’S became the first team to reach the semi-finals of this season’s senior football competition, but they left it late at the Morgan Athletic Grounds in Armagh last night.

Gerard Bradley, who was superb in the second half, fired over a point in stoppage time to send the Maghera side through.

ST PATRICK’S MAGHERA: C McLarnon; C O’Doherty, P Hagan, O Hegarty; C Carville, C McAtamney (0-1), B Rogers; R Dougan, J Kearney (0-1, free); C Convery (0-1), N McNicholl (1-1), G Bradley (0-3); P Gunning, P Cassidy, C Murphy (0-1). Subs: S O’Hara for Cassidy, C Gallagher for Gunning, D McFaul for Murphy, M McCloskey (1-0) for Kearney, R McElwee for Convery.

ABBEY CBS:C Keenan, T Murdock, R McPolin, A Beattie, D McKeown, D O’Neill, R Turley (0-1), C McCartan, D McCarthey (0-1), C Foy (0-1), C Cumiskey (0-3, 3 frees), C Gallagher (0-2, 2 frees), C Hoey (1-0), B McKernan, D McAleenan (0-2). Subs: N McKevitt for Beattie, O McEvoy for Murdock.