McKenna Cup Section C: Fermanagh win under new boss Gallagher

Aidan Breen scored one goal and set up the other as Fermanagh beat Monaghan
Aidan Breen scored one goal and set up the other as Fermanagh beat Monaghan

Former Donegal boss Rory Gallagher enjoyed a winning start in charge of his native Fermanagh as they saw off Monaghan in their McKenna Cup opener.

Conall Jones and Aidan Breen scored the goals in Wednesday's Section C match as the hosts prevailed 2-11 to 0-12 at Brewster Park in Enniskillen.

Gallagher's successor Declan Bonner started his Donegal reign with a 2-15 to 0-6 win over Queen's University.

Michael Langan scored a goal and six points for the county outfit.

Donegal stormed into a 1-5 to 0-0 lead with Langan scoring the goal plus four points, and skipper Hugh McFadden landing the other score.

It took Queen's 30 minutes to register their first score through a Tiernan Rush free.

However, debutant Nathan Mullins of St Vincent's - son of Dublin's four-times All-Ireland winner Brian - got Donegal's second goal in first-half stoppage-time to give the county outfit a nine-point interval advantage, 2-5 to 0-2.

James Brennan snapped up two points, Langan got another and sub Cian Mulligan of Gweedore landed two as Donegal extended their lead to 2-10 to 0-3 early in the second half.

In the end, Bonner's men ran out winners by a margin of 15 points.

Bank of Ireland McKenna Cup Section C
Donegal2-15Queen's 0-6
Fermanagh2-11Monaghan0-12
Section A
Cavan0-15St Mary's0-12
Tyrone 4-20Antrim2-11
Section B
Derry2-14Ulster University3-10
Down0-13Armagh2-12

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