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DkIT's GAA team defeats GMIT to progress onto the semi-finals of the Trench Cup in Mallow

31 January 2019

Wednesday 30th January saw DkIT’s Men’s Senior Team defeat Galway Mayo Institute of Technology to go onto the semi-finals of the Trench Cup taking place in Mallow next month. 

The match ended with a final score of DKIT 5–14 to GMIT 1–9, the team were proud of their result commenting post match Conor Doherty of Kilcar GAA, who secured a goal against GMIT said:

“It’s another great achievement for the college. We have come on a lot since the League Final and have become a more ruthless outfit, we have all put so much into this as a team it is a well-deserved victory. We are delighted to progress onto the next stage in Mallow.”

Teammate Cormac Daly, who also plays for Castlerahan GAA noted:

“It’s brilliant that the team get another Trench weekend after winning it numerous times in previous years, it’s also another great opportunity for a lot of the younger players to experience it and showcase their skills on the Trench Cup Stage in Mallow”

The team fixture for the match yesterday was as follows;

1. Fergal Sheeky, Dundalk Young Irelands GFC DYI. 2. Conor Magennis Killeavy, GAA. 3. Hugh Osbourne, Official Naomh Fionnbarra GAA. 4. Ian Connor, Newtown Blues GFC. 5. Sean O'Connor, Cootehill Celtic. 6. Cormac Daly, Castlerahan GAA. 7. Eoghan ‘The Eagle’ Callaghan, Naomh Mairtin C.P.G. 8. Eunan Walsh (0-1), St Mary's Aghagallon. 9. Eoghan McDonnell (0-1), Mullaghbawn CLG. 10. Shea Hoey (1-1), St Patrick's GFC Cullyhanna. 11. Rian O'Neill (2-2), Crossmaglen Rangers GAC. 12. Sean Marry (1-1), StBrides GFC. 13. Conor Doherty (1-0), Kilcar GAA. 14. Sam Mulroy (0-3), Naomh Mairtin C.P.G. 15. Ross Nally (0-3), Newtown Blues GFC. 21. Niall Magennis (0-2), Killeavy GAA

Everyone from DkIT would like to extend their congratulations to all involved. We are looking forward to supporting the team further in the semi-finals.

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