Minor Hurlers Battle Past Scoil to Reach Championship Quarter 2013-10-31 16:35:00

Minor B Hurling Championship Last 16

Scoil Ui Chonaill 1-09 St Brigids 1-12

Having been narrowly beaten by the same opposition in the championship group stages this year, this play-off was the team's final chance to progress in this years competition.  Electing to play with a strong wind in the first half, St Brigids built up an eight point half time lead 1-08 to 0-03. Despite heavy Scoil pressure in the second half, the entire team raised their performance levels and withstood the challenge to run out 3 point winners on a scoreline of 1-12 to 1-09. The lads now progess to a quarter final date away to St. Sylvesters on November 10th at 11am in Bloomfield.

St Brigids: Brian O Malley, Zak Higgins, David Freyne, Ciaran Galvin, Sean O Malley, Mark Kavanagh, Ryan O Connor, Colm Hawkes, Eoin Mc Auley, Karl Rogers, Cian O Doherty, Oisin Finnerty, Darragh Mc Gabhann, John Hendrick, Fiachra O Meara.

Subs used; Kevin Keogh, Brian Holmes, Ciaran Breslin.

Scorers: M. Kavanagh (0-6), C. O Doherty (0-3), D. Mc Gabhann (1-0), C. Hawkes  (0-2) &  E. Mc Auley (0-1)

St Brigids GAA Club,
Russell Park, Navan Road, Dublin 15