Peter Canavan's Erne era starts with win as Tyrone beat QUB

Peter Canavan tasted victory in his first match as Fermanagh boss as they beat Antrim 2-11 to 1-6 in the Power NI McKenna Cup while Tyrone also defeated Queen's 1-13 to 1-5 in Section C.

Seamus Quigley struck 1-8 for Fermanagh with Paul Ward hitting the second goal.

Tyrone led 0-6 to 0-3 at half-time at Omagh although John Devine had made two great saves.

Caolan Rafferty's goal helped QUB edge ahead but Ronan O'Neill's goal enabled Tyrone to regain control.

An eighth-minute Paul Ward goal put Fermanagh in early control at Enniskillen but Conal Kelly replied with a three-pointer for the Saffrons three minutes later.

Fermanagh's first-half points came from Quigley (three), Sean Quigley, Brian Og Maguire and Ward.

Michael Magill scored two points for Antrim, who trailed 1-6 to 1-2 at the interval.

Quigley scored all of Fermanagh's second-half points, including a 28th-minute goal.

Paddy Cunningham (2), Conal Kelly and Tomas McCann knocked over points for Antrim after the break.

Debutant Johnny Lafferty and Tommy McGuigan scoring a couple of points each for Tyrone in the opening period as the home side led by three at half-time.

But the warning signals were there, with John Devine pulling off a couple of excellent saves and Justin McMahon clearing a Donal O'Hare effort off the line.

Queen's grabbed a goal through Caolan Rafferty three minutes into the second half, and went ahead through Sean Warnock.

But O'Neill's 51st minute goal was followed by a string of points, with Peter Harte, Aidan Cassidy, Niall McKenna and Colm Cavanagh all on target as they eased a comfortable win.

Sunday's McKenna Cup results

Section A

Tyrone 1-13 1-05 Queen's

Fermanagh 2-11 1-6 Antrim

Section B

Monaghan 0-14 0-6 St Mary's College

Down 2-12 0-10 Armagh

Section C

Derry 0-13 0-12 Cavan

Donegal 0-9 0-11 UUJ

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