ARMAGH 3-15 FINGAL 1-12
ARMAGH captain Paul McCormack led they way as Armagh recorded a handsome 3-15 to 1-12 victory over Fingal in the Nicky Rackard Cup on Saturday.
The men from the Orchard County recovered from a slow start to hit 1-7 without reply during the opening half and led by a commanding nine points at the interval.
Emmet McCabe tried to keep Fingal in touch with a goal but Denis Murphy’s men were having an off day.
SCORERS – Armagh: P McCormack 1-6 (0-2f), R Gaffney 1-2, G Enright 1-1, P Breen 0-3 (0-1f), B Breen 0-2, B Mc Naughton 0-1. Fingal: E McCabe 1-2, P Daly, C Foley, B McCarthy 0-2 each, W Lawrence, R McGarry, P McAllister, M Ormonde 0-1 each.
ARMAGH – J Burke; B Mallon, P Gaffney, B McCann; B McCormack, N Curry, F McMullan; B Breen, G Enright; R Gaffney, P McCormack, J Corvan; P Breen, B McNaughton, K McKernan. Subs: F Bradley for McKernan, M Lennon for McNaughton, F Woods for P Breen.
FINGAL – W Bourke; P Coyne, D Markey, M Cussen; N Ring, D Vaughan, B Powell; R McGarry, P McAllister; C Foley, M Ormonde, A Richardson; E McCabe, P Daly, C O’Mahony. Subs: JM Sheridan for Richardson, B McCarthy for O’Mahony, P Sheridan for Vaughan, L Lawrence for McAllister.
REF – R Matthews (Antrim)