Na Piarsaigh U-21 captain David Dempsey
NA PIARSAIGH retained their Mint Catering Premier under-21 title after a 1-17 to 0-15 win over Doon in Bruff on Saturday afternoon.
Na Piarsaigh led 1-7 to 0-6 at the break with a 22nd minute David Dempsey goal the key score.
A good run by Kevin Daly – a late inclusion into the team – set up Dempsey who shot passed the on-rushing Eoghan McNamara for the crucial score.
Despite 0-10 from Barry Murphy the spoils went to the Caherdavin men as late scores from Gordon Browne and Ronan Lynch ensured the win.
NA PIARSAIGH: Eoghan Foley; Evan O’Brien, Michael Casey, Michael Andrews; Jerome Boylan, Ronan Lynch, Gordon Browne; Conor Houlihan, Kieran Daly; Thomas Grimes, David Dempsey, Conor Boylan; Kevin Daly, Peter Casey, Dylan Cronin.
DOON: Eoghan McNamara; Jack Hayes, Tommy Hayes, Brian McPartland; Stephen Ryan, Darragh O’Donovan, Jack Cummins; Pat Ryan, Caolain Hennessey; Tadgh Whelan, Patrick Cummins, Barry Murphy; Shane O’Connell, Dean Coleman, Mark Coleman.
REFEREEE: Donnacha O’Callaghan (Feohanagh)