Kilcar prove too strong for Naomh Conaill

Kilcar prove too strong for Naomh Conaill
It was a good weekend for Kilcar as they recorded their second victory in Davy Brennan Park to go top of the Division One table.

It was a good weekend for Kilcar as they recorded their second victory in Davy Brennan Park to go top of the Division One table.

Naomh Conaill 0-9

Kilcar 1-14

Brendan McDyer had the opening point of the game before Ciaran McGinley replied on four minutes. Stephen McBrearty and Dermot Molloy (free) traded scores before Molloy put Naomh Conaill in front on 13 minutes.

Ciaran McGinley levelled again but Molloy with another free had the home side in front again on 20 minutes. Again McGinley levelled before Patrick McBrearty pointed to put Kilcar in front for the first time.

It was then that Kilcar took a grip with an Ashley Carr goal which left them ahead by 1-5 to 0-4 at the break.

Conor Doherty and Anthony Thompson traded early second half points while Stephen McBrearty and Leon Thompson did likewise. Kilcar lost Ciaran McGinley to a black card but they added points through Ashley Carr and Patrick McBrearty to move 1-9 to 0-6 ahead by the 43rd minute.

Leon Thompson and Brendan McDyer registered points while Patrick McBrearty replied with a free and Mark Sweeney pointed from play in the 49th minute.

A Brendan McDyer point was nullified by Stephen McBrearty’s third and fourth point of the contest by the 55th minute, while Patrick McBrearty completed the scoring in the final minute.

Naomh Conaill: S McGrath; S Molloy, J Campbell, A Thompson; C Ellis, C Brennan, M Boyle; L McLoone, A Thompson (0-1); E Doherty, D Molloy (0-3,2f), J McLoone; B McDyer (0-3), S Corcoran, J O’Malley. Subs: AJ Gallagher for J Mc Loone; L Thompson (0-2) for AJ Gallagher; E O’Donnell for D Molloy; M Gallagher for S Corcoran; AJ Gallagher for J O’Malley

Kilcar: K Campbell; B Shovlin, C McShane, P Carr; A McClean, R McHugh, A McGinley; C McGinley (0-3), E McHugh; S McBrearty (0-4), M Sweeney (0-1), C Doherty (0-1); M McClean, P McBrearty (0-4,1f), A Carr (1-1). Subs: G Mc Brearty for C Mc Ginley (black card); D O Donnell for M Mc Clean

Referee: R O’Donnell (N. Mhuire)