Cork Powered UL take Varsity Title

Powered UL take Varsity Title


University of Limerick 2-16 University of Ulster Jordanstown.

Cork IT hosted the Irish Universities, O”Connor, Lynch
and Donaghy cups mover the week-end and the College hosting
the event for the first time led by Keith Ricken, Neily
O’Keefe , Annie Walsh and Co did a superb organisational
job. The addition of the new stand and ancillary facilities
is a huge boost for the growing reputation of the college
as a mecca for for sports events as well as the recognised
quality of its education. UL were favourites from the outset
for the blue ribband symbol of 3rd level colleges the O’Connor
cup title.

They defeated their arch rivals UCD on Saturday and on
Sunday they were never really troubled having too much fire
power especially up front. Kacey O’Driscoll back in Ireland
after a stint in the US on a soccer scholarship, combined
well in the full forward role with the other forwards especially
Sile Burns to rack up a very impressive total of 2-16 despite
missing a first half penalty. Rockchapel’s Brid Stack the
capt, proudly accepted the cup, from Geraldine Giles President
of the Ladies gaelic Football Association. The Player of
the Match award went to another Cork girl Geraldine O’Flynn.
Cork midfield star Norita Kellly missed the playing action
with an injury, but sister Mairead played a starting role
as did Angela Walsh, with Louise Crowley coming on as a
sub. Loretto in Final.

Congratulations to Loretto Fermoy who defeated St Louis
Monaghan 3-8 to 2-5 in the semi-final of the All-Ireland
Post Primary Schools Senior A Championship A great achievement
for Ger Murphy and his team who won last years All-Ireland
Senior B Title. The final will be played after the Easter


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