April 21, 2024

A late purpose by Patrick McBrearty, who scored 1-07 in whole, gave Kilcar an essential however very hard-earned win over St. Michaels on the Bridge.

A robust cross breeze made issues tough for each groups however didn’t stop them producing a full of life properly contested championship conflict on the Bridge in Dunfanaghy.

By Charlie Collins at The Bridge, Dunfanaghy

St.Michaels had the higher of the opening half and led by 0-07 to 0-5 at half-time , all of Kilcar’s scores coming from the boot of Patrick McBrearty, three from frees.

Eoghan Kelly kicked two frees and Mark Anthony McGinley a forty five whereas Micheal Cannon with two, Martin McElhinney and Carlos O Reilly from play had the house workforce these two factors forward.

Mark Anthony McGinley opened the second-half with one other 45 to push the result in three factors however that solely lasted over a minute as Kilcar hit the sport’s first purpose.

Ciaran McGinley burst via from midfield beating a number of defenders earlier than passing to Ryan McShane who blasted low to the web and the groups had been stage 0-08 to 1-05.

One other good Kilcar transfer arrange Patrick McBrearty who tapped over his and Kilcar’s sixth level and the lead. Mark Anthony McGinley transformed his third 45 , Matthew McClean and Packie O Neill exchanged factors after which Carlos O Reilly punched St. Micheals forward once more, 0-11 to 1-07.

Again got here Kilcar once more , McBrearty pointed a free after which full-back Brian O Donnell got here ahead to punch Kilcar forward once more after which Matthew McClean and Ryan Mc Hugh mixed to arrange Patrick McBrearty to fist the ball to the web and a 4 level lead for the guests.

And that’s the way it completed , a hard-earned win for Kilcar and a second slender defeat for St.Michael’s , who’ve all of it to do to complete within the prime twelve within the subsequent two weeks .

St. Michael’s: Mark Anthony McGinley ; (3/45’s), Stephen Doak , Liam Paul Ferry, Jamie Hunter , Hugh O Donnell , Ciaran Kelly , Packie O Neill (0-01), , Antoinn McFadden , Kyle McGarvey , Carlos O Reilly (0-02), , Michael Cannon (0-02f’s), Martin McElhinney (0-01), Paul Johnston , Eoghan Kelly (0-02f’s), . Martin Breslin. Subs ; Michael McGinley for Kelly (20mins),

Kilcar: Mark McHugh; Pauric Carr, Brian O’Donnell (0-01), Kenny Doogan, Ryan O’Donnell, Ryan McHugh, Oran Doogan; Ciaran McGinley, Eoin McHugh; Eoin Cormac, Stephen McBrearty, Daniel Lyons , Conor Doherty , Patrick McBrearty (1-07/4f’s), , Ryan McShane (1-00). Subs; Matthew McClean 0-01 for Cormack (h/t), Referee ; Shane Murrin ( Killybegs ).

GAA Senior Championship: Kilcar snatch late important win on the Bridge was final modified: August twenty sixth, 2023 by Employees Author