Tyrone SHC final: three-in-a-row for Eire Og

August 29, 2016

The Eire Og, Carrickmore hurling squad.

Eire Og, Carrickmore 3-14

Eoghan Ruadh, Dungannon 2-14

Eire Og completed a hat-trick of Benburb Cup successes when they edged out arch-rivals Eoghan Ruadh at Healy Park yesterday.

A Christy Meenagh goal helped the winners to an early 1-2 to 0-3 lead. Philip Barker replied with a Eoghan Ruadh goal to leave them trailing by two, 1-7 to 1-9, at the interval.

With the sides level at 1-12 each in the second half, Sean Og Grogan scored a crucial goal and Tony Hughes quickly added another to propel the holders into a 3-13 to 1-13 lead.

Matthew Mulgrew pulled one back for the Dungannon men, but Eire Og held on.


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