Kilcar scoring points 24/7 in Fintra

Kilcar scoring points 24/7 in Fintra

It was a landslide victory for Kilcar as they accounted for Killybegs in Fintra to top the group.

Killybegs 0-7

Kilcar 0-24

In the end it was nothing much more than target practice as they led 0-10 to 0-3 at half-time.

They had points from Michael Hegarty, Stephen McBrearty (3), Eoin McHugh, Andrew McClean and Patrick McBrearty (free) before Hugh McFadden recorded Killybegs’ first score from a placed ball.

Before half-time Patrick McBrearty (2) and Stephen McBrearty had three more points while Kevin Martin and Evan Broderick replied for the Fishermen.

The second half was a similar story with Ciaran McGinley, Stephen McBrearty (2), Patrick McBrearty, Dara O’Donnell and Matthew McClean recording points before Eoin Ban Gallagher had a Killybegs score.

There were a few more consolation scores for Killybegs with Hugh McFadden getting a free, while Michael Hegarty and Mark Sweeney had the last white flags for an impressive Kilcar.

Kilcar had 11 different scorers - with all but four of their tally of points coming from play.

The win leaves Kilcar top of their group and they also avoid St. Eunan's in the quarter-final draw.

KILLYBEGS: Kevin Martin (0-1,1f); Eoin Gallagher (0-1), Ciaran Connaghan, Dan O'Donnell; David McGuinness, Shane Molloy, Paul Carbary; Hugh McFadden (0-2,2f), Christopher Murrin (0-1); Donal Maguire, Eoghan Gallagher (0-1), Daragh McClean; John Gallagher, Evan Broderick (0-1), Daniel Keeney. Subs: Anthony O'Hara for D Keeney (51), Ryan Ward for D McGuinness (55).

KILCAR: Eamonn McGinley; Patrick Gallagher, Conor McShane, Pauric Carr; Barry Shovlin, Mark McHugh (0-1), Ryan McHugh (0-1); Ciaran McGinley (0-1), Michael Hegarty (0-2); Aodhan McGinley, Stephen McBrearty (0-8,2f), Eoin McHugh (0-2); Dara O’Donnell (0-1), Patrick McBrearty (0-5,2f), Andrew McClean (0-1). Subs., Matthew McClean (0-1) for A McGinley 38; Mark Sweeney (0-1) for D O’Donnell 50.

Pictured: Stephen McBrearty who notched 0-8