Hickey heroics inspire Pat’s

St Patrick’s College, Thurles 4-19 St Mary’s College, Belfast 1-07
Four goals from Kilkenny’s Rory Hickey helped St Pat’s College Thurles to their second Fergal Maher Cup triumph in-a-row in the third tier colleges competition at Carnmore on Saturday.

Scorers for St Pat’s Thurles: R Hickey 4-6 (1-0 pen, 3fs), C McNamara 0-3, A Roche, E Walsh, K Foley, B Kennedy (1f) & C Ryan 0-2 each.

Scorers for St Mary’s Belfast: N McKenna 1-3, P Nugent 0-3 (3fs), E McCaughan 0-1.

ST PAT’S THURLES: PJ Trant; A Power, B McLoughlin, R Barron; J Cullinane, B Kennedy, J Corcoran; C Ryan, A Roche; E Walsh, C McNamara, D O’Toole; F Carew, K Foley, R Hickey.

Subs: L Cullen for Hickey 45, C McCarthy for Carew 50, C Cummins for McNamara 53, A Staunton for Cullinane 58.

ST MARY’S COLLEGE BELFAST: C Bellew; D McCann, A Maguire, C Cassidy; J Savage, C Duffin, R McCloskey; P Nugent, D McCloskey; C Bailie, N McKenna, P Nugent; D McKinley, E McCaughlan, D Hughes.

Subs: E Fitzgerald for Cassidy 33, C Hasson for McCann 33, M McAreavey for Hughes 37, M Fegan for Maguire 54

Referee: Alan Kelly (Galway).


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