THE Marist College senior team are into the second round of the Leinster Schools Senior Football ‘A’ Championship after a strong second half showing against Maynooth Post Primary School today.
The Marist trailed by four points at half-time but eventually triumphed on a 2-11 to 1-5 scoreline. They now go forward into next Monday’s draw for the second round.
Moate CS, meanwhile, will play their first round match on Friday when they travel to south Dublin to face Clonkeen College (2pm). Moate are managed by Bunbrosna player, Peter Tormey.
Athlone Community College, the winners of the competition in 2008, were awarded a bye into the second round after their scheduled first round opponents, Ardscoil Ris (Marino, Dublin) withdrew from the competition.
Leinster Schools SF 'A' Round 1 Results
Maynooth P.P. 1-05 Marist, Athlone 2-11
Ardsc. Na Trionoide, Athy 6-14 St. Fintan’s, Sutton 3-01
St. Mary’s C.B.S., Carlow 0-09 Castleknock C.C. 1-07