Lisnagarvey defeat Coosktown in Kirk Cup final

Lisnagarvey celebrate their Kirk Cup triumph on Monday
Lisnagarvey celebrate their Kirk Cup triumph on Monday

A Stephen Arbuthnot double gave Lisnagarvey a 2-1 victory over Cookstown in the Kirk Cup final on Boxing Day.

It was scoreless at the break and Arbuthnot broke the deadlock at Lisnagarvey with a 44th minute strike.

Arbuthnot doubled the lead 12 minutes later but Darren Cuddy set up a tense finish when he netted for Cookstown in the 68th minute.

Lisnagarvey held on for a first Kirk Cup success since 2001.

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