Pearse Og 2-14 Carrickcruppen 0-10
Two goals either side of the half time interval secured a place in the IFC quarter-finals for Pearse Og as they saw off Carrickcruppen.
Pearse Og got the game up and running with a score in the first minute through attack-minded wing back Callum Murray.
Carrickcruppen levelled things up through Ben Matthews while Ruairi Duffy and Richard Keenan (free) traded scores.
Paul Duffy and Matthews kept their respective ends of the scoreboard ticking over before Eoin Woods put ‘Cruppen in front.
Ruairi Duffy levelled matters with a pointed free before Oisin Toner handed the lead back to the Ogs.
Paul McNally slotted over his first of the afternoon before Keenan picked up a black card, leaving his side with 14 men for the rest of the half.
And the Ogs took full advantage. Ruairi Duffy and Fiachra Moore raised white flags either side of a goal from Conor Brady.
That put Pearse Ogs in the driving seat at the halfway stage as they carried a five-point lead into the break. 1-7 to 0-5.
Blaine Hughes fired over a free after the turnaround but it was immediately matched by Ruairi Duffy.
Anto Duffy and Jack Duffy extended the lead for the Ogs while Cruppen shot back through Conor Sloan and Cathal O’Grady.
Barry Flynn’s men were then reduced to 14 while Rhys Stevens and Hughes exchanged efforts.
The Ogs then rattled the Cruppen net for second time, with corner back Tiernan Quinn raising the green flag.
Ruairi Duffy swapped scores with Matthews as Ogs finished strong with further scores from Duffy and Aidan Harney.