Kehoe Cup final: GMIT prove too strong for Pats
13 February 2012
The Kehoe Cup went West, as GMIT defeated St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra in an entertaining encounter at Glasnevin on Sunday afternoon.
St. Patrick's, Drumcondra 1-13
After been in Fitzgibbon Cup action last week, both sides served up a great game of hurling but it was GMIT who ran convincing winners, proving too strong for their Dublin counterparts.
GMIT were eight points to the good at the break, the impressive Jimmy Gelston and corner forward James Liddy netted both their goals in the opening half.
Kilkenny man Tom Breen grabbed a goal late on for St. Pats in the second half but GMIT had too much for them over the hour.
GMIT: J. Keane; G. O'Halloran, D. Maher, B. Mulrooney; C. Forde, G. Mahon, S. Coughlan; K. Waters, W. McNamara (0-1); J. Gelston (1-10, 1pen, 5f, 3'65), A. Lynch, C. O'Donnell (1-0); J. Liddy (0-1), K. Greene (0-4), N. Mannion (0-1). Subs: K. Feeney (0-1) for A. Lynch, F. O'Grady for K. Waters, B. Hunt for C. O'Donnell, M. Fitzgerald for K. Greene, C. Cannon for N. Mannion.
St. Patrick's: S. Murphy; D. Glynn, D. Wafer, D. Byrne; N. McGuire (0-1), I. Duggan, N. Ring, L. Ryan (0-3), P. Kehoe; T. Breen (1-2), D. Wright (0-1), L. French, K. Nimmo (0-2), C. Maher, N. Arthur (0-4, 3f, 1'65). Subs: P. Murphy for C. Maher.
Referee - S. Masterson (Meath)