McKenna Cup wins for Derry and Monaghan

Aaron Kerrigan surges forward against Fermanagh

There were two home victories in McKenna Cup Section B as Monaghan and Derry both recorded wins.

Derry maintained their unbeaten run with a 1-11 to 2-4 win over Fermanagh at Owenbeg.

Aaron Kerrigan netted early for Derry while Seamus Quigley and his brother Sean were the Fermanagh goalscorers.

Monaghan were 1-16 to 0-8 winners over St Mary's at Clones, with Jack McCarron scoring the only goal midway through the second half.

Derry make it two wins from two in the 2014 Dr McKenna Cup with a 1-11 to 2-4 victory over Fermanagh at Owenbeg.

The Farney men led by 0-9 to 0-3 at half-time with Thomas Kerr and Jack McCarron among their scorers.

McCarron, Shane Smyth, Kieran Duffy and Paul Finlay helped Monaghan take a 0-13 to 0-4 lead inside 14 minutes of the restart.

McCarron netted soon after, and despite the best efforts of the students, Monaghan held out for a deserved victory.

Goals arrived early at Owenbeg, with Kerrigan finding the back of the net for the hosts after just three minutes.

Fermanagh, with the wind advantage, led Derry 1-1 to 1-0 after eight minutes following Seamus Quigley's goal, with Sean Quigley adding another Erne three-pointer in the 24th minute.

Fermanagh were 2-3 to 1-4 ahead at half-time, but only scored a point on the restart as Derry upped their game.

James Kielt and Ciaran McGoldrick were among the Oak Leaf scorers in the second half as they took a four-point win.


Section A

Tyrone 3-19 1-08 Queen's

Armagh 0-11 1-10 Donegal

Section B

Monaghan 1-16 0-08 St Mary's College

Derry 1-11 2-04 Fermanagh

Section C

Antrim 1-17 2-08 UUJ

Cavan 1-09 0-05 Down

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