St Patrick’s, Diswellstown claimed the laurels from an action-packed Sciath Sheain Ui Rinn last week as they won out against Beamount’s St Fiachra’s SNS in the final.
Indeed, on a hot June afternoon in Croke Park, spectators were served up a skilful and quality match.
St Patricks led the match from the start with St Fiachra’s matching their early scores before goals from Cillian Beere, Matthew Mullen and Oscar Horgan gave the St Patricks the lead at half time 3-6 to 1-8.
St Fiachra’s started strong in the second half, with Ryan Murphy and Conor Newton contributing well to the scoreboard, a second half goal by Murphy brought the lead down to three points.
In response, Cillian Beere kept St Patricks ahead with points from frees and 65s. A late goal from Matthew Mullen sealed the win for the Diswellstown team with a win of 4-11 to 2-12.
Elsewhere, St Brigid’s NS Castleknock took the Corn Bean ui Phuirseil with victory over Loreto PS, Rathfarnham.
Brigid’s were in fine form from the outset with Iseult Costello putting in an excellent performance, running up 2-1.
It eventually propelled the Dublin 15 school to a 3-5 to 1-2.
St Helen’s SNS, Portmarnock fell to St Brigid’s GNS in the Sciath Sean Mac an Bhreithimh in a tight battle with the latter prevailing on a 2-0 to 0-1 scoreline.