*Ross Phelan kicked two goals. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill

Four goals in the opening twenty minutes helped Kilrush to a comfortable win over O’Currys in round two of the Garry Cup.

Kilrush Shamrocks 5-10
O’Currys 1-8
Venue: Clarecastle

Played on Thursday night, the Shams showed a big improvement in round two compared with their opening round display.

Ross Phelan (2), Keith Crowley, Gearoid O’Brien and an own goal accounted for the winner’s goals in a tie in which they led 4-4 to 1-5 at half time.

The loser’s goal came from the penalty spot, converted by Thomas Clancy who also contributed a point while Eoin Troy with five and Shane Browne with three completed the West Clare side’s scoring.

This tie completed the round 2 programme of games in the football leagues

Kilrush; David Jones; Paudie Browne, Kieran Bermingham, Niall Brennan; Billy Clancy, Dylan O’Brien. Damian Carey; Michael Madigan, Darragh Bolton; Tadhg Lysaght, Gearoid O’Brien, Keith Crowley; Ben McKiernan, Ross Phelan, Euan Kelly;

Subs: James Harding for D. Jones; Dean Neary for Bolton; Harry Looney for D. O’Brien; Sean Canny for E. Kelly; Dale O’Neill for D. Carey;

O’Curry’s: Damian Clohessy; Stephen Kelly, Sean Haugh, Jonathan Clancy; Jim Marrinan, Michael Foran, Seamus Keane; Thomas Clancy, Eoin Brew; Cathal Downes, Eoin Troy, Paddy Clancy; Shane Browne, Eoin Kelly, Danny Downes;

Subs: Luke Murray for E. Kelly (inj.); Orin Mullaney for J. Clancy;

Referee: Michael Talty (Kilmurry Ibrickane)

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