Mixed results for Limerick schools in Harty Cup

Ardscoil Ris returned to winning ways while John the Baptist suffered a second consecutive loss today in the Harty Cup.

There is a place in the quarter-finals for the city school where they face CBC of Cork in the final group game.

John the Baptist are all but out now as they lie bottom of Group A pointless.

In Mallow today, Ardscoil Rís were too powerful for St Francis College Rochestown winning out 0-25 to 0-9.

The Limerick side lead by 0-14 to 0-5 at the break before winning out by sixteen-points.

County minor Cathal O’Neill top scored for the side, notching 0-13 in total.

Cathal O’Neill was one of Limerick’s star minor players this season Photo: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

As for John the Baptist, it was a heavy defeat against Thurles CBS as they fell to a 2-28 to 0-13 defeat.

Thurles held a 0-8 to 0-3 lead after ten minutes before two quickfire goals killed the game as a contest.

After a quarter of an hour the lead was out to twelve with the half-time score reading 2-15 to 0-4.

Things wouldn’t get much better in the second half with JTB down to face Coláiste Cholmain Fermoy in their final group game.

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