Sunday 30 April 2017

Corrigan puts icing on Cavan's cake

Cavan 2-18 Fermanagh 0-4

Cavan outclassed Fermanagh in this one-sided first round Ulster Championship game in Brewster Park. Second-half goals from Conor Smith and Peter Corrigan helped them to a 20-point win.
The winners had. Stock photo: Sportsfile
Cavan outclassed Fermanagh in this one-sided first round Ulster Championship game in Brewster Park. Second-half goals from Conor Smith and Peter Corrigan helped them to a 20-point win. The winners had. Stock photo: Sportsfile

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Cavan outclassed Fermanagh in this one-sided first round Ulster Championship game in Brewster Park. Second-half goals from Conor Smith and Peter Corrigan helped them to a 20-point win.

The winners had nine different scorers as Fermanagh laboured to just a single point in the second half. Caoimhin O'Reilly at corner forward was the best player on show and hit seven points with five coming from open play. Three of these helped Cavan to a seven point lead at the break.

In the second half Cavan's dominance continued as Bryan Magee at full forward started to get in on the scoring act with Tomas Galligan and Cormac Daly dominating possession in the middle of the field. Smith and Corrigan's goals were the icing on the cake.

Scorers - Cavan: C O'Reilly 0-7 (2f), B Magee 0-3 (1f), R Connolly 0-3 (1f), C Smith 1-0, P Corrigan 1-0, M McKenna 0-2, J McMahon 0-2, P Smith 0-1, R Clarke 0-1. Fermanagh: C McCauley 0-2 (1f), K Kelly 0-1, D Teague 0-1 (1f).

Cavan - L Brady; M Smart, D Monahan, L Fortune, S O'Connor, E Sommerville, D Wilson, T Galligan, C Daly, P Smith, T E Donohue, M McKenna, C O'Reilly, B Magee, R Connolly. Subs: C Smith for Connolly (34), R Clarke for Donohue (40), S Dunne for Wilson (43), J McMahon for McKenna (43), P Corrigan for Smith (48), K Maguire for Daly (51)

Fermanagh - J Kelly; B Dalym R McCaffrey, C Carney, C McManus, M Og McGarrigle, D Leonard; N Clarke, D Sanderson; K Kelly, C McAuley, C McShea; J Toye, D Teague, C McGee. Subs: L Jones for Carney (13), A Burke for McShea (37), D O'Cathain for McGee (50), M Jordan for Toye (56), J McCaffrey for Daly (56), M Maguire for Teague (59)

Ref - D Mullan (Derry)

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