• Mar 08,2020

Coláiste Treasa (Kanturk) 2-23, Holy Rosary College(Mountbellew)  3-12 

 Kanturk’s Coláiste Treasa disposed the challenge of Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew  in the All Ireland Colleges C SHC semi final at a windswept Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale.

Well placed at the break, on level terms after playing against a strong wind,  Kanturk dominated the restart and a flurry of scores coppenfastened their position in the decider against Boyne CS(Meath).

Mountbellew danger Seán McDonagh netted an early goal before the Westerns added a second from  

Oisín Lohan.  Coláiste Treasa got to grips with the situation, Brian O’Sullivan on fire from placed balls, complimented by a mighty effort from the sideline.

Indeed Coláiste Treasa brought a general increase in performance typified on Colin Walsh setting up  Calum O’Shaughnessy to net and parity 1-10 to 2-7 at the break. 

Kanturk hit the ground running on the restart  O’Sullivan, Alan Walsh and Brandon Murphy splitting the uprights before O’Shaughnessy raised a second green flag to confirm a passage to the All Ireland Final.

Scorers for Coláiste Treasa: B O’Sullivan 0-14(0-12f), C O’Shaughnessy 2-1, C Walsh 0-3, B Murphy 0-2, A Walsh 0-2, T Walsh 0-1.

Holy Rosary College: S McDonagh 2-10 (2-9f, 0-1’65),  O Lohan 1-1, C Murphy 0-1.

COLÁISTE TREASA: G Bucinskas (Kanturk), A Coughlan (Banteer), C O’Sullivan (Kanturk), R Daly (Dromtarriffe); C Sheahan (Kanturk), M Browne (Newmarket), E Hayes (Kanturk); B O’Sullivan (Kanturk), H O’Connor (Newmarket); T Walsh(Kanturk), C Walsh (Kanturk), B Murphy (Dromtarriffe); C O’Shaughnessy (Banteer), A Walsh (Kanturk), R Heffernan(Croke Rovers). Sub. D O’Doherty(Kilshannig) for C O’Shaughnessy((59).

HRC, MOUNTBELLEW: B Murphy; M Flynn, N Moran, E Lally; M Crehan, D Newell, B Noone; D Mahon, B Horgan; L Murray, S McDonagh, D Fahey; S Fallon, C Murphy, O Lohan. Subs. O Colleran for E Lally(42), L Mitchell for D Fahy(41).

Referee: G Quilty(Kilkenny).