Kane Barrett scored four points for Milford
Milford got one over on derby rivals and just-crowned All-Ireland Junior Comortás Peile na Gaeltachta champions Gaeil Fhánada on Saturday evening in Division 2.
Gaeil Fhánada 1-7
Cathal McGettigan drilled home a penalty in the opening minute of the second half at Moyle View Park as Milford moved level on points with the Portsalon residents.
Five days after defeating Cill Chomáin 2-11 to 2-10 to win their second All-Ireland Gaeltacht crown, following an energy-sapping weekend in Leitir Mór, Galway, Gaeil Fhánada got off to the perfect start.
Patrick Carr fired home a goal in the second minute to give them an early foothold.
Milford turned the tide and were 0-6 to 1-2 ahead by half-time before McGettigan’s penalty sent them firmly on their way.
Milford scorers: Kane Barrett 0-4; Cathal McGettigan 1-0pen; Marty Doyle 0-2; Patrick Ferry, Anthony Curran, Tony McNamee, Darragh Black, Ryan McMahon 0-1.
Gaeil Fhánada scorers: Mark McAteer 0-5, Patrick Carr 1-0, Bernard McGettigan 0-2
Milford: Sean Gallagher; Dylan Dorrian, Conor Coll, Patrick Ferry; Anthony Curran, Tony McNamee, Gavin Grier; Eoin O’Donnell, Ronan Docherty; Marty Doyle, Cathal McGettigan, Lorcan Friel; Darragh Black, Kane Barrett, Ryan McMahon. Subs: Shay Durning, Brandon Wilkie.
Gaeil Fhánada: Mark McConigley; Shaun Kerr, Odhrán Shiels, James Coyle; Darren McElwaine, Matthew Gallagher, Ryan McGonigle; Bernard McGettigan, Eoghan Carr; Mark McAteer, Alan McAteer, Brandon McClafferty; James Kerr, Patrick Carr, James Gallagher. Sub: Liam McGranaghan.
Referee: Martin Coll (Gaoth Dobhair).
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