Kilcar showed their class as they eased past MacCumhails at Pearse Memorial Park, Ardara.
Kilcar 1-17 v MacCumhails 0-02
Kilcar played with the elements in the opening half and raced into a five point lead.
Ryan McHugh opened the scoring, Stephen McBrearty kicked two fine scores, Ciaran McGinley added a fourth and before the water break Mark McHugh sent over a long range free.
Eoin McHugh came forward to clip over a fine point, Padhraic Patton got MacCumhaills on the scoreboard with a good score but Kilcar’s response was ruthless.
Patrick McBrearty , Mark McHugh and Mark Sweeney all scored points.
A minute later, the goal arrived.
Ryan McHugh found space and passed to Patrick McBrearty who moved it quickly to the onrushing Ciaran McGinley who palmed the ball over Eoin Gallen to the net.
Conor Doherty and Ryan McHugh added two more points to make it 1-05 in a row for Kilcar, making it a half-time lead of 1-11 to 0-01 and MacCumhaills with a mountain to climb.
Conor Doherty and Patrick McBrearty added the only scores of the pre-waterbreak in the second-half as Kilcar defended well and were denied by a couple of fine saves by Eoin Gallen.
Kilcar added points by the two McBrearty’s, Conor Doherty and Ryan McHugh.
Oisín Gallen’s lone reply for MacCumhaills made it a final score of 1-17 to 0-02 and a semi-final place against Gweedore or Naomh Conaill.
Kilcar ; Kevin Campbell; Barry Shovlin, Eoin McHugh (0-01), Pauric Carr, Ryan McShane, Andrew McClean, Ryan O Donnell, Oran Doogan Ciaran McGinley (1-01), Conor Doherty (0-04 ), Ryan McHugh (0-03) , Stephen McBrearty (0-03), Mark McHugh (0-02/1f), Patrick McBrearty (0-02), Mark Sweeney (0-01).
Subs: Brian O Donnell for Ryan O Donnell (45mins), Conor McShane and Barry McGinley for Ciaran McGinley and Shovlin ( 50 mins), Darragh O Donnell for Sweeney (55mins)
Sean MacCumhaills: Eoin Gallen ; Cian Mulligan , Ronan McMenamin , Marty Gallagher, Chad McSorley , Gavin Gallagher , Steven O’Reilly , Gary Wilson , Luke Gavigan , Aaron Gillooley , Rory Mulligan , Padhraic Patton (0-01), Carl Dunnion, Oisin Gallen (0-01), Joel Bradley-Walsh.
Subs: Adam Lynch for Gillooley (10mins), Marty O Reilly and Jamie Keegan for Patton and Bradley-Walsh (40mins).
Referee: Jimmy White (Killybegs).