FAI Intermediate Cup
Avondale United, the team that dominated the competition at the turn of the decade went out to Blarney United in round one, UCC were knocked out by a third tier MSL side this weekend.
Ballincollig AFC had the scalping knife out and proved giant killers this time round as they punctured UCC’s tires as they traveled on the Road to the Aviva.
The Division 2 side came out winners in a thrilling five goal game.
UCC took the lead via an home OG, but were pegged back by an Ian Roche penalty to leave it level at the break.
Roche then doubled his and his sides tally after the break before Alan Hogan extended advantage as the home side put one foot in the third round of a contest that will be ultimately decided in the Aviva Stadium.
UCC pulled one back to set up a tense finish, but couldn’t force extra time and become the second big Cork name to excited the tournament.