Kilcar overcame a young St. Michael’s team in this Junior Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta match played at the Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
St Michael’s 1-6 Kilcar 3-4
Kilcar opened the scoring with a goal from Man of the Match John Gillespie and he went to score another goal before the home side opened their scoring with a point from Lee McColgan.
McColgan added another point before Shane Gillespie scored another point to stretch the visitors lead.
John Gillespie added another point before John McFadden and a fine point from Lee McColgan for St. Michael’s left the half time score St. Michael’s 0-4 Kilcar 2-2.
The second half was another low scoring affair with a goal from Shane Gillespie and points from Colm Cannon extended the Kilcar lead.
Points from Ciaran Kelly and Liam Kelly and a goal from Ciaran Kelly brought the home side to within touching distance but in the end Kilcar held out for the win to reach the next round.
St. Michael’s: Dillon McGee, Kieran Doherty, Stephen Black, Brandon McColgan, James Alcorn, Brendan Rodden, Ruairi Friel, Ciaran Kelly (1-1), Chris McElhinney, John McFadden (0-1), Lee McColgan (0-3), Michael McFadden, Keelan Toye, Liam Kelly (0-1), Dillon Doherty.
Kilcar: Colm Garvey, Christopher Cunningham, Patrick Gallagher, Jordan Mooney, Gavin Moore, Noel Hegarty, Caolin Gillespie, Aaron McShane, Pauric McShane, Eoin O’Donnell, Kenny Doohan, John Gillespie (2-3), Ciaran Gillespie, Shane Gillespie (1-0), Colm Cannon (0-2).
Referee: Pat Barrett Milford