Mary I’s debut spoiled by Cork IT
Five goals gives home side a resounding victory
Cork IT spoiled Mary Immaculate College’s McGrath Cup debut with a resounding win on their own grounds yesterday.
First-half goals from Donal Óg Hodnett, Shane McCarthy and Peter Daly helped them lead by 3-8 to 1-3 at the interval, having played against the strong wind, and they added further goals from Darragh Treacy and Thomas Hegarty on the resumption.
Dan MacEoin scored both Mary I’s goals in either half. Referee Rory Hickey didn’t show any black cards.
CIT: D Hanrahan; J O’Donoghue, E Byrne, TJ Brosnan; R O’Sullivan (0-1), P Daly, J Collins (0-1); B O’Sullivan (0-1), K O’Connor; D Daly (1-1), S McCarthy (1-0), D Treacy (1-2); C Vaughan (0-8, five frees), D Og Hodnett (1-1), P Kilkenny. Subs: T Hegarty (1-0) for D Daly and K O’Dwyer for O’Donoghue (43 mins), C Flanagan (0-1) for Vaughan (51 mins), J Corkery (0-1) for Hodnett and J Walsh for Treacy (60 mins), S Cahill for Collins (65 mins).
MARY I: A O’Connell; M O’Shea, C Galvin, P Bane; D Foran, J Wall (0-1), T O’Brien; J Wright, P Murphy (0-1); C O’Sullivan (0-1), S Brosnan (0-2); E O Grialais; D MacEoin (2-1), A Walsh, J Malone. Subs: C O’Leary for S Brosnan (43 mins), M Malone for O’Brien (50 mins), M Hyland for O’Sullivan (65 mins).
Referee: R Hickey (Clare).