The teams were tied, Maghera 1-5 to Cavan¢¬¢s 0-8, at the break, with Christopher Dempsey finding the net for Maghera and captain Ryan Connolly and Ronan O’Reilly driving the Cavan response.
However in the second half, the Breffni boys hit a five-minute purple patch in which they recorded an impressive 2-4 to see the game swing in their favour.
Cavan will now face Abbey CBS in Thursday¢¬¢s final at Pearse Og,
St Patrick’s Cavan: Ronan O’Reilly 1-4, Pearse Smith 1-2, Ben Conhey 1-1, Ryan Connolly 0-4, Matthew McKenna 0-2, Daragh Gannon 0-1.
St Patrick’s Maghera: Michael Mullan 1-3, Christopher Dempsey 1-2, Michael McCloskey 0-2, Ciaran Steele 0-2, Paul McNeill 0-1.
Submitted by: Seamus McAleenan