Sunday 20 August 2017

St Mary's Magherafelt produced a superb performance to beat Omagh CBS

ST MARY'S 2-10
OMAGH CBS 0-7

UNDERDOGS St Mary's Magherafelt produced a superb performance to beat Omagh CBS in Maghery.

Magherafelt established a three-point lead at half-time -- 1-4 to 0-4 -- thanks to Aaron Devlin's goal, and they never looked back.

Martin Breen, Brian Devlin and Fergal Duffin stood out in the St Mary's defence, Conor McCann was outstanding in the midfield engine room while up front, man-of-the-match Devlin and Conor Kearns provided St Mary's with the cutting edge, with substitute Christopher Mellon adding gloss to the scoreline with an injury-time goal.

Scorers -- St Mary's: A Devlin 1-3 (1f), C Kearns 0-5 (3f), C Mellon 1-0, M Breen, F Duffin 0-1 each. Omagh: R O'Neill 0-4 (1f), B Donaghy, J McCullagh, R Mayse 0-1 each.

St Mary's Magherafelt -- D McCann; M Breen, P Quinn, P O'Kane; N Higgins, B Devlin, F Duffin; C McCann, N Rocks; C Kearns, A Devlin, P McGuigan; S Cassidy, T O'Brien, C McErlean. Subs: C Mellon for McErlean, P McElroy for McGuigan.

Omagh CBS -- R Brolly; B Garrity, S Kelly, N Brannigan; C McCullagh, T McCarron, N Donaghy; R O'Neill, B Donaghy; M McCann, J McCullagh, M McCaffrey; C O'Neill, C MacCrory, R Mayse. Subs: C Canavan for MacCrory, C McClean for B Donaghy

Ref -- C Brannigan (Down).

Irish Independent

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