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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Mayo were too slick for Fingal at McHale Park

Mayo 1-13
FINGAL 0-9

Published 21/02/2011 | 05:00

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EVEN without talisman Keith Higgins, who is on holidays, Mayo were too slick for Fingal at McHale Park, where the visitors blew whatever chance they had by shooting eight second-half wides.

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Mayo dominated the first half and led 1-10 to 0-4 at the break, the goal coming after just two minutes when Niall Murphy's 30-yard shot was deflected into the net.

Mayo were generally in control thereafter, with Kenny Feeney deadly from frees.

Man of the Match -- Aiden Connolly (Mayo).

SCORErS -- Mayo: K Feeney 0-6 (6f), N Murphy 1-1, B Higgins 0-2, S Morley, P Connell, S Hoban, E Madigan 0-1 each. Fingal: M Ormonde 0-5 (5f),S Sheridan 0-2, R McGarry, A McInerney 0-1 each.

MAYO -- D O'Brien 8; S Connell 8, A Connolly 9, G Henry 8; S Morley 8, P Connell 8, C Ryan 6; D McConn 8, B Higgins 8; N Murphy 8, E Madigan 7, K Feeney 8; D McTighe 7, D McDonnell 8, S Hoban 7. Subs: M Morley 7 for Ryan (30), B Hunt 7 for McDonnell (39), D Gallagher 7 for McTighe (51), P O'Grady 7 for Feeney (55), A Brennan 6 for Henry (68).

FINGAL-- W Burke 7; P Coyne 7, R Sheridan 5, D Markey 7; M Cussen 6, D Vaughan 6, A Morris 7; R McGarry 7, D de Burca 6; A McInerney 7, M Ormonde 8, P McAllister 6; P Daly 6, C O'Mahony 5, G Dillon 5. Subs: C Doyle 7 for R Sheridan, P McAvinue 6 for Dillon (33), J Sheridan 7 for Daly (45), A Richardson 6 for O'Mahony (50), N Ring 6 for Morris (55).

REF -- C Browne (Galway).

Irish Independent

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