Brigid’s and Clann set up Sunday showdown

U-20 Division 1 round-up

Dermot Hughes U-20 Division 1 Semi-finals: St. Brigid’s 2-9 St. Dominic’s 0-13

St. Brigid’s edged into the final after a very tight game against neighbours St. Dominic’s at Ballyforan. Dominic’s were on top early on but a converted penalty from Jack McDonnell kept Brigid’s in touch by half-time: St. Dominic’s 0-8 St. Brigid’s 1-3.

  A second Jack McDonnell goal saw Brigid’s assume control with points from Brian Stack (2), John Cunningham and Conor Gleeson proving decisive.

Scorers – St. Brigid’s: J McDonnell (2-2), B Stack and C Gleeson (0-3) each J Cunningham (0-1). St. Dominic’s: E McCormack (0-4), T Hurley and C Fallon (0-3) each, B O’Meara, M Treacy, D Doyle, (0-1) each.

Clann na nGael 2-13  Pádraig Pearses 0-3

Clann were the easy winners at Johnstown. The first half was a low-scoring affair at the end of which Clann led by 0-4 to 0-1. But the home side were in total control after the break with goals in the final ten minutes from Cian McManus and Shea Henry.

Scorers – Clann na nGael: C McManus and S Henry (1-2) each, C Callinan and Carrell (0-3) each, D Duff, K Bannon, and D Griffin (0-1) each. Pádraig Pearses: H Darcy, L Feehily and K Feehily (0-1) each.

Note: The U-20 Division One Final between Clann na nGael and St. Brigid’s will take place this Sunday in Johnstown. Throw-in at 1 pm.