A superb Patrick McBrearty point from 40 metres out in added time rescued a point for Kilcar in an entertaining draw in Towney against Milford today.
Kilcar 0-15 Milford 0-15
In fact McBrearty had a chance to win the match but his long range shot went just wide in the last action of the match.
Playing with a stiff breeze Milford led 0-10 to 0-08 at half time with six of them from the impressive Cathal McGettigan, Christopher Barrett hit two with Kane Barrett and Paddy Peoples getting one each.
Two points from Paddy and Stephen McBrearty and Matthew McClean and points from Mark Sweeney and Andrew McClean kept the home side in touch who trailed 0-06 to 0-02 at one stage, the visitors could have been further in front only for a great goal line clearance by Gary Molloy in the last minute of the half.
Kilcar came out much after improved second half hitting three points in a row from Mark Sweeney, Eoin McHugh and Paddy McBrearty to go into the lead for the first time but they failed to capitalize on there possession hitting a number of wides.
Milford then hit four points in a row in 10 minutes to go three points up with five to play. They still lead by two points heading into the closing minutes before a free from Patrick McBrearty and his superb equalizer secured a share of the spoils.
Kilcar:Éamon McGinley; Brian O’Donnell, Conor McShane, Pauric Carr; Daniel Lyons, Conor Doherty, Eoin McHugh (0-01); Ciaran McGinley (0-01), Stephen McBrearty (0-02); Andrew McClean (0-01), Matthew McClean (0-02), Mark Sweeney (0-02); Patrick McBrearty (0-06), Gary Molloy, Ashley Carr. Sub: Oran Doogan for Daniel Lyons 37.
Milford:Caolan McGettigan; Conor McNuty, Shaun Black, Conor McHugh; Gavin Grier, Gary Merrit, David Curley; Ronan Docherty, Antony Fisher; Darragh Black (0-01), Christopher Barrett (0-02), Martin Doyle; Cathal McGettigan (0-09), Kane Barrett (0-01), Paddy Peoples (0-01). Sub: Tony McNamee (0-01) for Darragh Black.
Late McBrearty score snatches point for Kilcar against plucky Milford was last modified: April 15th, 2018 by Chris McNulty
Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.