Schools: Baconstown complete the double

November 11, 2017

Patrick Jordan (Baconstown NS) keeps his eye on the ball as Sean Howley (Kill NS) gives chase during the Cumann Na mBunscol Division 2 hurling final at Lomans Park Trim. TO VIEW A SELECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THIS GAME CLICK HERE

Baconstown added the Allianz Cumann Na mBunscol Division 2 hurling title to their memorable Division 1 camogie crown won on the opening day with a comfortable win over Kill NS.

Baconstown NS 5-6 Kill NS 1-3

Two goals from Anthony Healy gave the winners a 2-1 to 1-2 interval lead. Nathan Fahy got a goal and a point for Kill in the opening half. The introduction of double medal winner Kerrie Cole had a major bearing on the second half. Patrick Jordan scored 1-3 for the winners in this period while Christopher Nolan and Michael Heffernan raised green flags.

Baconstown dominated this grade from 2010 to 2014. After the game joint captains Eoin Bright and Rian Forde were presented with the Division 2 hurling cup.

Baconstown NS: Becky Forde, Adam Peacock, Eoin Coffey, Cian Doherty, Jamie Kelly, Conor Dixon, Eoin Bright 0-1, Patrick Jordan 1-3, Cormac O'Sullivan, Aran Banner, Anthony Healy 2-0, David Moore 0-1, Christopher Nolan 1-0. Subs: Rian Forde, Sean Conboy, Ryan Dowling, Ciaran Fagan, Eimhin Flynn, Adam Greville Michael Heffernan 1-0, Kerrie Cole 0-1, Brooke Flynn.

Kill NS: Freddie Christie O'Brien, Jane Griffin, Arthur Doyle, Jack Murray, John Gill, Sean Howley, Cathal Regan, Tadhg Fahey, Michael McGuane, Joey Christie 0-2, Marissa Forde, Nathan Fahy 1-1, Maja Doherty. Subs: Jack O'Neill, Millie McGrath, Jake Conlon, Edel Halton, Aron Doherty, Casey Kelly.

Referee: Nigel Ryan.

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