Big win for Enniskillen in MacRoryNovember 16, 2018
Danske Bank MacRory Cup
Friday 16th in Clones: St Michael’s Enniskillen 4-14 Abbey CBS 0-8
ST MICHAEL’s Enniskillen made a big statement of intent at Clones yesterday afternoon when they brushed aside the challenge of Abbey CBS in this Danske Bank MacRory Cup tie. It was a powerful display from Dominic Corrigan’s outfit as they went top of Group A with one game left, next Wednesday’s tie with St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon.
Abbey on the other hand will now finish bottom of the group regardless of the outcome of next Friday afternoon’s derby with St Colman’s in Páirc Esler. Indeed they will struggle to take many positives from this game, apart from finding out that sub Darragh Kelly has probably earned himself a starting jersey for the derby.
Enniskillen were dominant in most aspects of the play and hit three points in the first five minutes before Eoin Carr got his side off the mark with a free.
By the 11th minute Enniskillen held a 0-4 to 0-2 lead and the game was about to change dramatically with excellent team movements ending in cracking goals from Tom Keenan and Michael Glynn.
Jack Elmore pulled it back briefly to 2-4 to 0-4, but St Michael’s finished the half with five points in succession including two each from Darragh McBrien and Josh Largo-Ellis.
Any faint hope Abbey had of reeling in the Fermanagh side ended within a minute of the re-start when Joe McDaid rushed through a third goal and the lead stretched to 3-12 to 0-4 before Eoin Carr hit two points in a row for Abbey.
Caolan Duffy banged home a fourth goal for St Michael’s in the 49th minute and a couple of substitutes added the icing on the cake as they took their place at the top of the group.
St Michael’s : Mícheál Glynn 1-2, 0-1 free, Joe McDaid 1-2, Tom Keenan 1-0, Caolan Duffy 1-0, Darragh McBrien 0-3, Conor Love 0-3, Josh Largo-Ellis 0-2, 0-1 free, Brandan Horan 0-1, Gavin Quigley 0-1.
Abbey CBS : Eoin Carr 0-3, 0-2 frees, Tiarnan Saul 0-1, Callum O’Hare 0-1, Jack Elmore 0-1, Sean Rock 0-1, Jamie Martin 0-1.