‘Perfect’ Bailie Down’s ace

Caolan Bailie scored 13 points as Down bridged a gap of 18 years to win the Ulster MHC title on Saturday.

The Ballygalget youngster scored 11 frees out of 12 attempts and also contributed two points from play in what his manager Fergus Cooper described as ‘’the perfect performance’’.

Scorers for Antrim: C McNaughton 1-3 (1f), J McGoldrick 0-3 (3f), N McKenna, G Lennon 0-2 each, M Dudley, C Johnson 0-1 each

Scorers for Down: C Bailie 0-13 (11f), C Egan, S Mageen 0-2 each, R Burns 0-1

ANTRIM: P Nugent; D McMullan, T Ó Ciarán, R Diamond; M Connolly, J McGoldrick, P Burke; M Dudley, J McGreevy; C McNaughton, C Johnson, N McKenna; C Johnson, R McCambridge, G Lennon

Subs: E McFerran for Burke 42, A Orchin for McGreevy 42, E O Ciaran for Johnson 46

DOWN: S Savage; C Costello, J McGrath, C Taggart; R Brannigan, G O’Neill, J McManus; C Egan, L McMullan; S O’Callaghan, C O’Neill, C Bailie; R Burns, M Nicholson, E Sands

Subs: S Mageen for O’Callaghan 22, G Lynch for Burns 36

Referee: Brendan Sweeney (Cavan).

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