KILCAR were much too strong for Glenfin as the 2017 Donegal SFC eased their way to a home quarter-final.
Glenfin 0-6 Kilcar 1-18
Glenfin put it up to Kilcar in the first half and were 0-6 to 0-2 behind in added time at the end of the first half.
Just when the home side looked like they might make a real fist of it, Kilcar hit a goal as Ciaran McGinley seized on a defensive error and hammered to the net.
McGinley’s goal put Kilcar seven points ahead at the interval.
Ryan McHugh and Patrick McBrearty kept Kilcar on top while a brave block by Brian O’Donnell prevented Ross Marley from netting a goal for Glenfin.
Kilcar were still without Matthew McClean and Stephen McBrearty, but ran out 15-point winners and have St Michael’s to visit Towney in a play-off in two weeks’ time.
Glenfin: Andrew Walsh; Martin O’Donnell, John Harkin, Gary Herron; Odhran McGlynn (0-1), Stephen Carr, Darren Marley; Frank McGlynn, Karl McGlynn (0-1); Jason Morrow, Conor Ward, Ross Marley; Ciaran Brady, Gerard Ward (0-2,2f), Daniel McGlynn (0-1). Subs: Gary Dorrian (0-1) for C.Ward, Stephen Ward for O’Donnell, Gavin McDermott for D.McGlynn, Daithi Carr for Morrow, Kyle O’Meara for O.McGlynn.
Kilcar: Kevin Campbell; Barry McGinley, Brian O’Donnell, Pauric Carr; Barry Shovlin, Ryan McHugh (0-3), Ryan McShane (0-1); Eoin McHugh (0-1), Ciaran McGinley (1-3); Conor Doherty (0-2), Andrew McClean, Dara O’Donnell (1-0); Mark McHugh (0-2), Patrick McBrearty (0-6, 2f), Oran Doogan. Subs: Conor McShane for Shovlin, Ryan O’Donnell for Carr.
Referee: Mark Dorrian (Gael Fhánada).Tags: