St Joseph’s prevail

ALL/IRELAND SENIOR BOYS SEMI/FINAL: St Joseph's Galway 1, Loreto CS Milford 1


ST JOSEPH’S COLLEGE, Galway, booked their place in the All/Ireland final 3/1 on penalties after a tense shoot/out at Ray MacSharry Park, Cranmore, yesterday:

Tom Curran put St Joseph’s ahead from Barry McCabe’s free/kick on the hour mark but the impressive Eric Roberts equalised for Loreto with a blistering shot eight minutes later and the stalemate remained in extra/time:

In the shoot/out Brian Gaffney, Ross Lynskey and Ger Hanley were on target for St Joseph’s while Barry McNamee was the lone scorer for Loreto:

ST JOSEPH’S:Hanley, Curran, Kelly, Fadden, Donoghue, Evans, Lynskey, McCabe, Olefjani, Gaffney, Keady: Sub: Hynes for Olefjani:

LORETO:McBride, McGee, McNamee, Friel, McCaffrey, Barrett, Merritt, Doyle, Flood, Boyce, Roberts: Subs: Toland for Boyce (73 mins), Gamble for Friel (83 mins), McNammee for McGee: (107 mins):

Referee:R Melly (Sligo)