Mighty St Mel’s Longford win the North Leinster Second Year ‘A’ title

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The victorious St Mel’s College Second Year football squad pictured following the North Leinster ‘A’ final success at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park

St Mel’s College produced a terrific performance to score a landslide win over St Pat’s of Navan in the North Leinster Second Year ‘A’ Football Final (formerly the U-14 Championship) at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Tuesday last. 

St Mel’s College . . . 7-18    St Pat’s Navan . . . . 2-8 

The most emphatic margin of 25 points separated the sides in the end as mighty St Mel’s cruised to a very easy success after leading by 3-7 to 2-5 at the break.

Killoe sharpshooter Paddy Moran scored 3-3 for rampant St Mel's who march on to meet the Dublin champions in the Leinster semi-final. 

ST MEL’S COLLEGE: Stephen Oates (Grattans); Kevin Baskett (Clonguish), Eamonn Igoe (Killoe), Ross Shields (Clonguish); Jack Horgan (St Barry’s, Tarmonbarry), Conor Flynn (Clonguish), Jack Fitzpatrick (Killoe); Jack Belton (Mostrim, 0-1), Andrew Flynn (Clonguish, 0-7); Shane Donohoe (Killoe), Harry Mulvihill (Grattans, 2-4), Terry Reynolds (Killoe,0-1);  Conor Murray (Longford Slashers), Paddy Moran (Killoe, 3-3), Michael Flynn (Clonguish, 2-2). 

 Subs used:- Beau O’Connor (Longford Slashers) for T Reynolds; Ronan Kelly (Longford Slashers) for Kevin Baskett; Daniel Carey (Clonguish) for J Fitzpatrick; Alex Nugent for C  Murray.