Colleges: Ratoath are Leinster champions
02 March 2012
Ratoath celebrate their Leinster Vocational Schools success at UCD.
Ratoath College 2-14
Colaiste Chill Mhantain 3-8
Ratoath College senior football team head into an All-Ireland semi-final next weekend after a great win in the Leinster Vocational Senior B final held in UCD on Thursday.
Ratoath raced into an early five point lead playing into a strong wind and uphill for the first half. The concession of two goals put them on the back foot but they went in at the break only a point down after scoring nine points to the Wicklow's side 2-4.
The Wicklow side came out in the second half playing into the wind and went three points ahead, the Ratoath team had to dig deep to turn it around and with some great scores.
Ratoath CS - A.Flinter, B Daly, G. McGowan, B O'Connor, S, Clayton, B Power, A Kiernan, D Toner (0-1), D Kelly, R Watters (0-1), C Rooney (1-2), G O'Reilly (0-2), J Wallace (0-4), E Wallace (1-3), A Griffiths (0-1).