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PAT MCGAHAN'S REPORT ON THE FINAL OF THE HENRY MCILHONE CUP.

Posted by seamusmac@ntlworld.com on December 12, 2018 at 5:25 AM

HIBS 58 WIN HENRY MCILHONE CUP

The St Matthews club was packed for the semi finals and final of the Henry McIlhone cup and the

semi final draw seen Hibs 58 take on the Crumlin Star and Clonard Hibs met the Donegal Celtic

SEMI FINAL 1 HIBS 58 V CRUMLIN STAR

This was a great game all the way which ebbed and flowed all the way .The Star went 1 - 0 up with

Dougie Bowes(33) beating Peter McDonnell jnr. Back came Hibs to go 2 - 1 up thanks to Martin

Mooney and man of the match Peter McDonnell Snr (27 & 60 fin) beating Robert Creen and Paul

Porter.It was soon 2 - 2 when Freddie Stilgees beat Damien Corbett but then it soon became 4 - 2 to

Hibs 58 thanks to Mark Lynch (35) and Tony Corr (35)winning against Ben Lagan and Fra

Glennon. Not over yet though as Tommy Henry beats Sean Patterson and its now 4 - 3 .Up stepped

Davy McCusker to win the match against an unlucky Peter Fitzpatrick who had his chances.

RESULT : HIBS 58 5 CRUMLIN STAR 3.


SEMI FINAL 2  CLONARD HIBS V DONEGAL CELTIC

Young Colm McGuinness (26 & 60 fin ) got the DC of to a great start with a man of the match

performance against Sean Paul Grant but Clonard then raced into a 3 - 1 lead thanks to some neat

darts from Conor Hanna, Adam McDade and Pearce Maguire beating Paddy McGuinness, Harry Smith

and Patrick McGeown. Soon the DC made it 3 - 2, thanks to Matt Doone beating Conor Toner but their

joy was not to last long as the Clonard Hibs won the next two games and the match thanks to Dan

Delaney and John Doyle having wins over Gary Smith and Alan Hanna

RESULT CLONARD HIBS 5 DONEGAL CELTIC 2.


THE FINAL

HIBS 58 VS CLONARD HIBS.

Hibs 58 raced into a 3 - 0 lead thanks to Tony Corr (29 & 25 fin) ,Peter McDonnell jnr and Mark Lynch

(30 & 61 fin )which included ten ton plus scores between them beating Kevin Campbell,John Doyle

and Dan Delaney respectively ,Back came Clonard with man of the match Adam McDade (26 & 20

fin) which included hitting 180 beating Damien Corbett and that was quickly followed by a Pearce

Maguire win (30 & 85 fin )who also hit the magical 180 to beat Martin Mooney , So it seemed like

game on at 3 - 2 to Hibs 58.The next game proved to be crucial as John McCann not to be outdone by

his previous two teammates hitting another 180 and outscoring Peter McDonnell Snr, but he was

unable to hit his double and McDonnell stepped in to make it 4 - 2 and in the next game Davy

McCusker stepped up to beat an unlucky Conor Toner and win the match for Hibs 58 to retain the

cup.

RESULT HIBS 58 5 CLONARD HIBS 2

The league would like to thank St Matthews club for their sponsorship and their players for

officiating in the final and congratulate Hibs 58, and its back to the league this week

PAT MC GAHAN

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