first_imgNaomh Conaill 0-07 Four Masters 1-08Emlyn Hughes got his competitive managerial term off to a flyer on Good Friday with a 4 point win away to Naomh Conaill.A strong second half from the visitors was key as they held their hosts to 1 point, whilst registering 1-05 on their own scoreboard to take two valuable early league points. Dara Gallagher (2), Conor Mc Daid and Conor Rooney exchanged points in the first 10 minutes to leave the sides on parity.A Michael Doherty 45 pushed Four Masters into the lead but Gallagher again equalised from a free to level matters on 15 minutes.The home side then took the upper hand and points from Brendan McDyre, Anthony Thompson and Martin Regan gave them a 3 point half-time lead at 6 points to 3.Straight from the throw-in Four Masters created a goal chance but Sean O’Kennedy’s shot was saved on the line. Michael Doherty did add 2 further points, one from a free and on 42 minutes Doherty was on hand to punch to the Naomh Conaill net to nudge the visitors into a 2 point lead. Four Masters were now dominating and points from Conor Rooney and Steven Keeney stretched the lead further.Naomh Conaill were finding it difficult to break up the pitch and a Brendan McDyre free on 52 minutes was their first score since the half-time break. A Michael Doherty free was the final act in this deserved win for Four Masters.Four Masters – Paul Durcan, Josh Lacey, Jamie McCrea, Danny McGarrigle, Sean O’Kennedy, Barry Dunnion, Conor Rooney (0-01), Barry Monaghan, Kevin McBrearty, Luke Keaney, Shane Carr, Ryan Earley, Dylan Ward, Michael Doherty (1-05), Conor McDaid (0-01). Subs used – Steven Keeney (0-01), Peadar Espey, Ryan O’Donnell, Barry Farragher, Darren Walsh.Reserve Kilcar 1-04, Four Masters 2-11Mickey Martin lead his charges into battle for the first time in Towney on Easter Sunday and returned with 2 good away points. Last years Reserve County Finalists were out of the blocks quickly in this one with scores from Peader Espey, Ciaran Cassidy and Benny Cassidy. The visitors lead by 1-09 to 1-01 at half-time with Cassidy getting the goal. Peadar Espey finished the game on 7 points and was combining well with his half-forward colleagues to extend the Four Masters lead further. Ciaran Cassidy also added to his tally and the game was finished as a contest when Benny Cassidy slotted home his second goal. Henry Duignan pointed from full-forward to close out the scoring and complete a good Easter weekend for the Donegal town men.Four Masters – Sean Martin, Damien Cassidy, Barry Farragher, Enda Bonner, John Boyle, Darren Walsh, Pauric Harvey, Charl;ie Gallagher, Ciaran Cassidy (0-02), Gareth Britton, Peadar Espey (0-07), Stephen Graham, Ciaran Cornyn, Henry Duignan, Benny Cassidy. Subs used – Conor O’Donnell, Barry O’Donnell, Gary McGinty, Darragh Doogan & Jason Duignan.GAA: NAOMH CONAILL 0-07, FOUR MASTERS 1-08 was last modified: April 1st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:FOUR MASTERS 1-08GAA: NAOMH CONAILL 0-07last_img

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