QUB have too much power for Louth

Conor McGurk Cup Hurling at QUB

QUB 5-24 Louth 2-9

Hosts QUB qualified for the semi-final of the McGurk Cup when they had too much power for Louth in Tueday evening’s first round game at the Dub Arena.

Queens, with a good sprinkling of Antrim players on show, dominated the opening half and were ahead by 3-15 to 0-6 at the break, the pick of the goals coming from corner forward Sean Hughes.

After the change of ends Louth showed much better and they grabbed two goals through substitute Padraig Fallon. However their hosts hit two at the other end and ended up convincing winners as they set a  quarter-final, against Down at the same venue on Saturday.

QUB’s Conal Bohill in action during his team’s win over Louth


Adam Murtagh, Dara Maguire, Niall McFarland, Shane O’Hagan, Caolan McReynolds, Conal Bohill, Oisin O’Hare, Reuban McLean, Jordan Murtagh, Paddy Friel, Daire Murphy, Michael Cormick, Tom McGrattan, Niall Millagan, Darragh Turley, Sean Hughes.

Subs – Michael McCormick

Referee – Ciaran McCloskey (Loughgiel)

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