FIREWORKS were expected in the second of the Aidan Bracken Building Design SHC semi-finals at O’Connor Park on Sunday afternoon, however, we’d to be content with the smouldering embers of a damp camp fire as clinical Coolderry crushed rudderless Kilcormac/Killoughey by an emphatic eleven points, 3-14 to 1-9.
The reigning champions, holders of 28 titles, progress to meet Birr and it will be the first final meeting between the clubs since they contested three successive showdowns between 2004 & ’06 – Coolderry winning in ’04 and Birr winning the remaining two (’06 following a replay).
Ken Hogan’s slick moving charges laid the foundations for glory with a devastating first half performance in which Cathal Parlon, Damien Murray and Martin Corcoran netted goals, giving them a commanding 3-6 to 0-6 interval cushion.
See this week’s Offaly Express for full report
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.