St Francis reached the All-Ireland Post Primary Colleges JFC final as they proved too strong for Rice College, Westport at Gurteen, Clare on Saturday. Stephen Kingston inspired the Cork side, hitting 2-4. Roco led 1-4 to 1-2 at the break, Kingston accounting for all the Cork scores, while Alan Kennedy grabbed Westport’s goal. Douglas tyro Kingston fired home Francis’ second goal on 40 minutes and further points by Sam Collins, Brian Flahive and Sean Powter ensured victory.
Scorers for Rochestown: S Kingston (2-4), S Collins (0-2), B Powter, B Flahive (0-1) each.
Scorers for Westport: A Kennedy (1-1), 0-1 f, S O’Malley (0-2) f’s, K Kilkelly, P Lambert (0-1) each.
ROCHESTOWN: D O’Mahony, D Murphy, J Cashman, N Walsh, K O’Donovan, S Powter, N Quirke, E O’Brien, E Ryle, D Stack, C Denn, B Flahive, S Kingston, C Cormack, S Collins. Subs: D O’Flaherty for Cormack B/C (45), B Turnbull for Denn (53), J McCarthy for Powter (57).
WESTPORT: P O’Malley, A McDermott, J Hanley, S Roddy, C Guilfoyle, O McLaughlin, A Walsh, C Heanue, D Hanley, B O’Malley, S O’Malley, A Kennedy, P Doyle, C Moran, P Lambert. Subs: P Corcoran for D Hanly inj. (30), K Kilkelly for Kennedy (40), D Walsh for B O’Malley (47), D McNulty for Walsh (48), P Duffy for Corcoran inj. (55), J Smyth for Roddy (59).
Referee: B Stack (Limerick)