First-half goals from Robert farrelly and Jason Scully helped Oldcastle to an important 2-11 to 0-6 IFC win against Ballinlough at Pairc Tailteann this evening.
Oldcastle were ahead by 2-6 to 0-4 at the interval in a windswept Pairc Tailteann.
Ballinlough missed two glorious goal chances immediately after the resumption.
When they were reduced to 14 after Peadar Byrne picked up a second yellow card they had no chance of a recovery.
Oldcastle - Robert Farrelly 1-4 two frees; Jason Scully 1-0; Colin Hawdon 0-3; Keith Connell 0-2; Steven Lawless 0-1; Paddy Gilsenan 0-1.
Ballinlough - Peadar Byrne 0-2 frees; Benji Smith 0-1; Sean Geraghty 0-1; Niall Farrelly 0-1; Padraig Muldoon 0-1.