Hegarty brace downs DIT

February 15, 2007
It was goals that counted as IT Sligo booked their place in the quarter-finals of this year's Sigerson Cup with a 3-8 to 0-8 win over DIT at Ballinode. Donegal native Michael Hegarty did much of the damage on behalf of the westerners with a brace of well-taken goals. Hegarty's two goals helped his side storm their way into a 2-1 to 0-6 lead by the interval and although DIT improved on the restart they hadn't the ammunition up front to find the goals they needed to rescue the match. IT Sligo - P Durcan, K Lacey, B McWeeney, S McDermott, C Boyle, J Murphy, L O'Malley, B McElvaney, J McCarthy, J Davey, E Kenny 0-1, A Costello, M Hegarty 2-6, A Moran, B Regan 1-0. Subs - T Parsons for McCarthy, S Collery 0-1 for Costello, S Mulligan for Kenny S Purcell for Regan, C Neary for Boyle. DIT - G Gilsenan, A Daly 0-2, P Turley, D Walsh, S Burke, L Fleming, D Cullouty, J Coughlan 0-1, G Gallagher, M Burke, R Cleere 0-1, S McCormack 0-1, C Ward 0-2, K McMenamen 0-1, D Munnelly. Subs - M Brennan for Gallagher, S Conlon for McCormack, D McGuinness for McMenamen, P Hughes for Cleere. Referee - P Carney (Roscommon)


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