Callum Gillen bagged a hat-trick as St Columba’s College, Stranorlar reached the Bank of Ireland FAI Schools Minor Boys National Cup final.
St Columba’s College, Stranorlar 4 Patrician, Newbridge 0
Gillen’s treble sent St Columba’s on their way to a comfortable win over Patrician of Newbridge.
At Gillen opened the scoring in the 11th minute as a superb solo effort gave Patrician no chance.
Just a minute later, with the next passage of play, Jamie Harris, the captain, fed Gillen to double the lead.
Nathan Anyonwu had a big chance to pull a goal back for Patrician, but couldn’t keep his shot on target.
Two minutes after the re-start, Gillen’s superb finish put the game out of sight.
For good measure, Ciaran Dalton slotted home a fourth.