Better balanced Patrician Academy through to Munster Senior B FC final

Better balanced Patrician Academy through to Munster Senior B FC final
Aidan Boster, Patrician Academy looking to break past, Adam Bruton, Colaiste an Spraoid Naomh during their U19 B football semi-final at the Pairc Ui chaoimh 4G pitch. Picture Dan Linehan

Patrician Academy Mallow 1-12 

Colaiste An Spioraid Naomh Bishopstown 1-7 

PATRICIAN ACADEMY advanced to the Munster Senior B FC final following their win over Colaiste n Spiorad Naomh at the 4G Pitch this afternoon. 

Conor McGoldrick opened the scoring for the City side after good play by Conor Quirke. 

Academy's David Walsh placed Barry O'Shea for a great point. 

Now on top Mallow added points by Charlie Carroll and Eoin Kelleher. In the 12th minute Michael Quirke pointed for the City side. 

Barry O'Shea landed a free and the Avondhu side moved three clear in the 20th minute when Ciaran O'Sullivan and Barry O'Shea worked a good movement with O'Sullivan making it 0-5 to 0-2. 

Good play by Kevin O'Mahony and Conor Corbett led to another O'Shea point. 

Eoin Kelleher followed with two points. Sean Kelly was in great form for the winners at centre back. 

Charlie Carroll made it 0-9 to 0-2. 

Spiorad Naomh rallied well in the closing moments. Ivan and Michael Quirke worked well for Conor Dunne who pointed. 

In injury time Simon Collins cut the lead at the break to six points: 0-10 to 0-4.

On the resumption Charlie Carroll pointed after a three-man attack. 

Conor Corbett Patrician Academy holding off Liam Lyons, Colaiste an Spraoid Naomh during their U19 B football semi-final at the Pairc Ui chaoimh 4G pitch. Picture Dan Linehan
Conor Corbett Patrician Academy holding off Liam Lyons, Colaiste an Spraoid Naomh during their U19 B football semi-final at the Pairc Ui chaoimh 4G pitch. Picture Dan Linehan

Spiorad Naomh made a couple of substitutions and they came very strong. 

Ivan Quirke had two points and they had their goal in the 47th minute when Simon Collins Michael Quirke and Colin O'Flynn all worked hard for Pat O'Neill who goaled to leave it 0-11 to 1-6. 

Ivan Quirke followed with another point. 

The Mallow side regrouped well and Jamie O'Keeffe and Barry O'Shea worked well for impressive Eoin Kelleher who goaled. 

The winners then added a late point to end the scoring.

Scorers for Patrician Academy: E Kelleher 1- 5, B O'Shea 0-3 (0-1f) C Carroll 0-3, C O'Sullivan 0-1.

Colaiste An Spiorad Naomh: P O'Neill 1-0, I Quirke 0-3 (0-1f) M Quirke 0-1, C McGoldrick 0-1, C Dunne 0-1, S Collins 0-1.

PATRICIAN ACADEMY: T Hickey (Mallow) K Smith (Doneraile) N O'Riordan (Mallow) D Sheehan (do) A Bolster (do) S Kelly (Clyda Rovers) K O'Mahony (Mallow) C O'Sullivan (Kilshannig) C Corbett (Clyda Rovers) D Walsh (do) B O'Shea (Kilshannig) C Carroll (Mallow) E Walsh (Clyda Rovers) T O'Mahony (Knocknagree) E Kelleher (Mallow). 

Subs: J O'Keeffe (Mallow) for T O'Mahony, B Cotter (Killavullen) for E Walsh, D Keane (Buttevant) for D Walsh, G Deane (Clyda Rovers) for D Sheehan.

COLAISTE AN SPIORAD NAOMH: K Delaney (Bishopstown) B Aherne (do) C O'Flynn (Ballinora) A Bruton (St. Finbarr's) L Lyons (Ballinora) N Gough (Bishopstown) C Barry-Murphy (Ballinhassig) C McGoldrick (Eire Og) R Fitzpatrick (St. Finbarr's) C Quirke (Ballinora) S Collins (Bishopstown) L Hogan (do) C Dunne (do) M Quirke (Ballinora) E Forrest (Ballygarvan) 

Subs: I Quirke (Ballinora) for C Barry-Murphy (inj) P O'Neill (Bishopstown) for E Forrest, H Aherne (Ballincollig) for L Lyons, F Stephens (Bishopstown) for R Fitzpatrick.

Referee: Michael Harrington (Carrigaline).

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