Connacht club JHC final: Sylane regain crown

November 04, 2017

A small dog disrupts a challenge game between Sylane of Galway and Thurles Sarsfields on the pitch beside Semple Stadium.
©INPHO/Morgan Treacy.

History repeated itself at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence today when Sylane of Galway defeated Sligo's Calry-St. Joseph's in the Connacht club JHC final for the second time in three years.

Calry-St. Joseph's came into the decider as holders, but were soundly beaten on a 0-21 to 0-5 scoreline with Kevin Brady producing a man of the match performance for the winners.

Sylane - R Costello; K Moran, B Mitchell, A Lardner; S Burke, C Burke (0-1), A Cosgrove (0-1); R Keane (0-3), K Brady (0-3); S Glynn (0-2), O Martin (0-2), S Reilly (0-2); G O'Neill (0-1), P Burke (0-1), A Cullinane (0-4, 2f). Subs: S Martin (0-1) for A Cosgrove, R Monaghan for R Keane, D Kelly for A Cullinane, B O'Neill for C Burke.

Calry-St Joseph's - D Reidy; T Kelly, F Coyne, D Hand; M Gilmatin, L Reidy, E McCarthy; R Cox, K Raymond (0-4, 3f); C Griffin, D Collery, B Shannon; E Doherty, K Gilmartin (0-1f), M O'Callaghan. Subs: M Larkin for T Kelly, D Cox for E Doherty.

Referee - K McGeeney.


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