Finnegan fires Cavan to final battle with Armagh

TWO-GOAL Conor Finnegan was Cavan’s hero as they booked their place in the Ulster MFC final with a three points win over All-Ireland champions Tyrone at Brewster Park last night.

Finnegan struck twice late in the game to set the Breffni lads on their way to a big day out at Clones later this month, when they will take on Armagh.

Scorers for Cavan: C Finnegan 2-0, D McVeety 0-3, J Dillon, M Argue 0-2 each, P Graham, A Graham, K Bouchier (free), V Coyle, N O’Donnell, F Moore 0-1 each.

Scorers for Tyrone: D McNulty 1-1 (0-1f), S Molloy 1-0, D McCurry 0-5 (4f), M Cassidy 0-2 (1f), R Mayse, P Barker 0-1 each.

TYRONE: M McReynolds, M McAleer, S Molloy, B Burns, M Heagney, C McAleer, T McCarron, P Barker, N Donaghy, M Cassidy, J Munroe, D McNulty, D McCurry, C McCullagh, S Hackett.

Subs: R Brennan for McAleer, R Devlin for Munroe, R Mayse for Hackett

CAVAN: B O’Mara, B Sankey, K Clarke, F Moore, G Smith, C Brady, A Dewart, P Graham, L Buchanan, M Argue, J Dillon, D McVeety, A Graham, K Bouchier, C Finnegan.

Subs: C Moynagh for Buchanan, V Coyle for Moore, N O’Donnell for McVeety, C Tubman for Graham

Referee: B Rice (Down).

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