Bredagh’s U16 hurlers entertained Castlewellan at Cherryvale on Sunday evening and despite fielding without several regulars, recorded a facile win in blustery conditions.
Three games in six days is arduous enough for any team, let alone one coming off the back of a European adventure and an extra time victory in a cup semi-final, but this young side continues to prove they are not just any team.
Ciaran Boyle stole the show with his man of the match performance that earned him four goals to cap off an excellent afternoon for himself and his team-mates.
With the scent of silverware in the air, a much changed Aquinas team showed up for this enthralling encounter at Hydebank than the one that had stumbled midweek.
Easter 2012 will live long in the memory of the merry band of Aquinas U16s who ventured to Spain to take on some top teams and academies from around Europe – and came so close to conquering all before them in a dramatic Costa Daurada Cup competition.
Aquinas progressed to the semi-finals of the cup on Saturday with a solid performance against Shankill Juniors.