IT was a disappointing night for Ulster in the Sigerson Cup with Queen’s University and Ulster University both failing to make the last eight,
UCC scorers: Mark Cronin 0-7 (0-6f), Cathail O’Mahony 0-4, Dylan Geaney 0-4 (0-1f, 0-1m), Shane Merritt 0-1 (0-1f), Killian Falvey 0-1, Fionn Herlihy 0-1, Ruairi Murphy 0-1.
UCC 0-19 Queen’s 3-10 AET (UCC won on penalties)
IT was a mixed evening for Luke Donnelly as Queen’s were beatan by UCC on penalties in Abbotstown.
The Tyrone player bagged three goals in the final quauarter of normal time in a 3-6 to 0-15 draw.
Extra time couldn’t seperate the teams and it went to shoot-out with Donnelly seeing his final penalty saved by Dylan Foley.
UCC: D Foley; B Murphy, D O’Mahony, D Bourke, M Shanley, R Murphy (0-1), B Curtin; S Merritt (0-1f), B Hartnett; J Murphy, F Herlihy, K Falvey (0-1); M Cronin (0-7, 6f), D Geaney (0-4, 1m, 1f), S O’Connor
Subs: C O’Mahony f0-4) or F Herlihy, S Quilter for K Falvey, L Wall for S O’Connor, F Hlkllerlihy for M Cronin, M O’Gara for J Murphy, R Quigley for S Quilter,
Queens: B Cassidy; D Baker , L McBride, S McCarthy; P McGrane, M Murnaghan, R Donnelly (0-3), T Bogue (0-1), C O’Hare; K Friel, P Finnegan, F Canavan, P Purcell , D Higgins (0-2f), L Donnelly (3-3, 3f)
Subs: P Clancy C O’Hare , O Mallon (0-1) for P Clancy , B Conway for M Murnaghan, J O’Hara for F Canavan
University College Dublin 7-8 Ulster University 3-10
ULSTER University shipped seven goals in as UCD handed them a hammering on home turf at the Jordasntown Sports Village.
Three goals from Monaghan’s David Garland – with two after half-time to kill the game – did the damage wuith goalkeeper Odhran Lynch’s allowing a Garland 45 to slip through his hands for another goal.
UCD hit the front early with a Daire Cregg goal but Conor Cush’s penalty put the home side ahead.
Cregg beat Lynch at the near post for UCD’s second goal on the way to a 4-3 to 2-5 interval, with Ryan Jones’ goal offering the home side.
Garland hammered the door in their face with two goals in a minute on the way to a facile victory.
UCD: G O’Rourke; L Smith, D McElearney (0-1), M Stone; K Kennedy, P O’Keane, B Cox; R Buckley, J Lynam; P Ruttledge (1-1), D Moriarty (0-1), S Coffey; D Cregg (2-2, 2f), P Tolan, D Garland (3-3, 1f)
Subs: L Breathnach for D Garland (blood sub 26), C Feely for R Buckley (INJ 29), D Garland for B Cox (INJ HT), F Clifford for K Kennedy (44), C Sugrue for P Tolan (53)
UU: O Lynch; C McColgan, R Magill, C Quinn; R Jones (1-0), R Convery, J Largo Elis (0-1); R McCaffrey, O Murdock; B McCarron, D Canavan, D Magill (0-1); A Gilmore (0-3f), K Gallagher (0-1), C Cush (2-1, 1 pen)
Subs: M Gallagher (0-1) for C Quinn (39), J Donaghy for R Convery (39), C McCrickard (0-1) for D Magill (41), T Close (0-1) for A Gilmore (46), A Donaghy for O Murdock (50)