GAA Football: St Jarlaths pull off narrow win

St Patricks of Navan staged a strong second-half comeback to capture the All-Ireland Colleges SFC title for the second year in a row against 11-times competition winners St Jarlaths of Tuam.

St Patricks (Navan) 2-10, St Jarlaths (Tuam) 2-08

St Patricks of Navan staged a strong second-half comeback to capture the All-Ireland Colleges SFC title for the second year in a row against 11-times competition winners St Jarlaths of Tuam.

Second-half goals from Barry Regan and Joe Sheridan proved crucial for the Colm O'Rourke trained Navan school who trailed by 0-06 to 1-05 at half-time.

The reigning champions appeared to be in trouble when Jarlaths added a goal from Emmet Killeen within 10 seconds of the re-start, but showed great character to record a dramatic fightback.

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