Late goals cap big away win for Kilcar in Ballyshannon


Kilcar struck two late goals to bag an 11-point win over Aodh Ruadh in Ballyshannon this afternoon.

Aodh Ruadh 2-6 Kilcar 3-14

Aodh Ruadh led 1-3 to 0-5 at half-time with Shane McGrath netting the first of two goals he would score in the seventh minute.

Sean Taylor made a couple of telling saves to keep Kilcar at bay and Aodh Ruadh deservedly held sway at the break.

But Kilcar, spurred by Mark McHugh and Stephen McBrearty, hit back in the second half. 

Mark Sweeney bagged the first goal for the Towney men.

McGrath did get a second late in the game, but Barry McGinley and Ciaran McGinley (pictured) found the net to cap a good afternoon for Barry Doherty’s men.

Aodh Ruadh: Sean Taylor; Michael Ward, Colm Kelly, Callum O’Halloran; Johnny Gethins, Jason Granaghan, Paddy Gillespie; Damien Cleary, Darren Gethins (0-1); Shane McGrath (2-1), Darren Drummond, David Dolan (0-1f); Diarmuid McInerney (0-2, 1f), Peter Boyle (0-1), Eddie Lynch.

Kilcar: Eamonn McGinley; Barry McGinley (1-0), Conor McShane, Pauric Carr; Andrew McClean (0-1), Michael Hegarty, Daniel Lyons; Mark McHugh (0-4, 3f), Ciaran McGinley (1-0); Brian O’Donnell (0-1), Ryan McHugh (0-2), Matthew McClean (0-1); Stephen McBrearty (0-3), Aiden McGinley, Mark Sweeney (1-2). Subs used: Barry Shovlin, Oran Doogan, Darragh O’Donnell

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