UNDERSTRENGTH Kilcar claimed another win after edging St Michael’s in a game of inches at Towney.
Kilcar 0-11 St Michael’s 1-6
Already down their Donegal senior contingent of Patrick McBrearty, Ryan McHugh, Eoin McHugh and Andrew McClean, as well as Donegal U21 player Ryan McShane, Kilcar were further depleted.
Injury ruled out Matthew McClean and Stephen McBrearty. work commitments prevented Ciaran McGinley from playing and Mark McHugh’s involvement with Fermanagh’s minors had him unavailable.
Late in the first half, Colin McFadden fetched a pass from Liam Paul Ferry and was fouled.
Andrew Kelly up to fire home the penalty and bring St Michael’s level, 1-3 to 0-6, at half-time.
Michael Gallagher drilled St Michael’s ahead early in the second half before Darragh O’Donnell pointed from a penalty after a foot block infringement by a St Michael’s player.
Kilcar ‘keeper Kevin Campbell weighed in with three points and St Michael’s stayed in touch until O’Donnell and Conor Doherty landed late scores.
Kilcar: Kevin Campbell (0-3, 2f, 1 ’45); Barry Shovlin, Pauric Carr, Barry McGinley; Ryan O’Donnell, Conor McShane, Eoin Love; Oran Doohan, Jason Campbell; Cormac Cannon (0-2), Conor Doherty (0-2), Eoin Cormack (0-1); Mark Sweeney, Darragh O’Donnell (0-3, 1pen, 2f), Shane Gillespie. Subs: Michael Hegarty for Sweeney, Kenny Doogan for Gillespie, Pauric Love for McShane.
St Michael’s: Dean McColgan; Jamie Hunter, Liam Paul Ferry, Michael Gallagher (0-1); Hugh O’Donnell, Michael McGinley (0-1), Ruairi Friel; Ciaran Kelly, Martin McElhinney; Edward O’Reilly (0-2f), Oisin Langan, Stephen Doak; Andrew Kelly (1-2, 1-0pen, 1f), Colin McFadden, Antoin McFadden. Subs: Kyle McGarvey for Kelly, Liam Kelly for Langan.