KILKENNY CBS 0-14 COLAISTE EOIN 2-6
Kilkenny CBS came from behind at half-time to edge out Colaiste Eoin in this Leinster Colleges SHC A quarter-final in Clonad on Saturday.
Points in the 60th and 62nd minutes from Paddy Cahill (free) and Luke Scanlon earned Kilkenny CBS a dramatic win in this titanic battle.
The southside Dubs goaled twice in the opening when Colm ONeill, after 13 minutes, and Dara Gallagher, in the 17th, helped Eoin to a 2-2 to 0-7 interval lead.
The CBS grabbed the opening five scores of the second half, before Eoin charged back to get level again, 2-6 to 0-12, with ten minutes remaining.
That was the case until points from Cahill and Scanlon proved crucial for Kilkenny CBS.
SCORERS Kilkenny CBS: P Cahill 0-8 (7f), JP Treacy 0-3 (2f), K Kenny 0-2, L Scanlon 0-1. Colaiste Eoin: D OCallaghan 1-3 (0-3f), C ONeill
1-1 (1f), O ORourke 0-2.
KILKENNY CBS: D Holohan; C McGrath, E Cody, D Scott; G Bryan, JP Treacy, P Deegan; R Fitzpatrick, N Mullins; L Scanlon, D Bolger , M McWey; K Kenny, S Cuddihy, P Cahill. Subs: P Delahunty for Bolger, R Buckley for McWey.
COLAISTE EOIN: J Brennan; O Sugrue, D Murphy, J Malone; C O Seanain, C McGowan, C Ryan Bryan; F Ryan Bryan, E Nearhy; C Cronin, R McBride, O ORourke; D Gallagher, C ONeill, C OCallaghan. Sub: D Keane for C OCallaghan.
REF: P Moran (Laois).