West Limerick Colleges advance in Corn ui Mhuiri

WEST Limerick Colleges booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Corn Ui Mhuiri competition thanks to a comprehensive 4-13 to 0-4 win over North Clare in Meelick on Wednesday afternoon.

WEST Limerick Colleges booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Corn Ui Mhuiri competition thanks to a comprehensive 4-13 to 0-4 win over North Clare in Meelick on Wednesday afternoon.

It is the first year that the secondary schools in Dromcollogher, Rathkeale and Abbeyfeale have joined forces to compete in the premier football competition in Munster so to come second in their group, behind Dingle CBS is a considerable achievement. They will play one of the group winners in the quarter-final at the end of January.

Eoin O’Donnell was the top scorer with 1-4 while Jason O’Connor, Cathal Broderick and Jonathan Lyons also helped themselves to a goal each. The Limerick side is managed by teachers; Garrett Noonan (Rathkeale), David Keannelly (Abbeyfeale), Diarmuid O’Connell (Abbeyfeale) and Diarmuid Crowley (Newcastle West).

SCORERS - Eoin O’Donnell 1-4, Jamie O’Connor 1-1 Cathal Broderick and John Lyons 1-0 each, Jack Breen and Kieran Lucey 0-2 each, Darren Jones, Shane Stack, Cian Sheehan and Shane Fitzmaurice 0-1 each

WEST LIMERICK COLLEGES - Cormac Roche; Sean Murphy, John Murphy, Aaron O’Connor; Daniel Daly, Shane Fitzmaurice, Darren Jones; David Condron, Daniel Reidy; Cathal Broderick, Cian Sheehan, Jamie O’Conor, Daniel Daly, Eoin O’Donnell, Jack Breen, Jonathan Lyons. Subs: Kieran Lucey, Joey Healy, TJ Lane, Shane Stack, Daniel Fitzgerald