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McAfee sets Antrim on goal trail

Antrim 4-17, Derry 1-8

Published 04/07/2011 | 05:00

SHARP-SHOOTING Antrim breezed to their 10th title in a row with an impressive display at Casement Park.

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The Saffrons were sharper all over the pitch, especially in attack, where Conor Johnston and Daniel McCloskey helped themselves to some fine scores.

Antrim took a 0-10 to 0-6 lead into the break and second-half goals from Sean McAfee, Daniel McKernan, McCloskey and Johnston wrapped it up.

Scorers -- Antrim: Conor Johnston, D MCloskey (0-4f) 1-5 each, D McKernan, Sean McAfee 1-1 each, Stephen McAfee 0-3, C Jennings, J McGreevy 0-1 each Derry: G Bradley 1-2, S Farren 0-3 (0-2f), T McCloskey 0-2 (0-1f, 0-1 '65'), M Warnock 0-1.

Antrim -- P Nugent; F Donnelly, N McFadden, L Pedan; S Rooney, M McVeigh, Ciaran Johnston; M Dudley, Stephen McAfee; J McGreevy, Conor Johnston, D McCloskey; Sean McAfee, N McKenna, D McKernan Subs: C Jennings for M Dudley, M Bradley for N McKenna, E Haggerty for M McVeigh, A McKinley for L Peden.

Derry -- C O'Kane; M Warnock, D Mullan, J O'Loughlin; E Crossan, B Og McGilligan, R Farren; G Bradley, C McGurk; L Murphy, K McIntye, N Farren; S Farren, T McCloskey, C Doherty Subs: P McGrath for K McIntyre, B Rodgers for N Farren, E Cassidy for T McCloskey, M Taggart for L Murphy

Ref -- J Devlin (Tyrone).

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