Ulster GAA and the Irish FA have welcomed the Department of Education's decision to extend funding for the award-winning Curriculum Sports Programme until 31 October 2018 as good news for schools that promote sport as part of a healthy lifestyle.
"It's certainly not the way any person involved in hurling wants to see a match finish, taking 65s like that. It's not the way to finish a game but it is what it is and we can't control it. Ideally, you'd like to go out at it again but it's just not to be and that's it."
St. Ronan's. Lurgan have been crowned MacRory Cup champions for the first time after Oisin Smyth's early goal from a penalty paved the way for a narrow victory over holders St. Mary's, Magherafelt at the Athletic Grounds.