McGarvey brace sets PCC up for stunning FAI Schools Minor final win

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PCC Falcarragh staged a stunning comeback to win the FAI Schools Minor B Boys final in Sligo today.

PCC Falcarragh 3 Coola PPS 2

Coola from Sligo led 2-0 early in the second half, but Blake McGarvey’s double set up a big finish woyj Paul Johnston riffling in the winner.

Johnny Kelly warmed the palms of Thomas Ferry, the PCC goalkeeper, early on before Thomas Flynn cracked home a brilliant opener on 27 minutes.

Coola doubled the lead when Paul Mahon headed home from a Flynn corner and it looked like the PCC goose was cooked.

But the Falcarragh scholars hit back.

McGarvey pulled a goal back in the 51st minute and, just five minutes later, McGarvey lashed home a wonderful second from 20 yards that gave Kyle Davey no chance.

PCC struck the winner on 65 minutes as Johnston found the top corner.

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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