Football - Hearts crumble under Heffernan treble

Paul Heffernan scored a hat-trick as Kilmarnock continued their march up the Clydesdale Bank Premier League table with a convincing 3-0 victory at Hearts.

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Hat-trick hero Paul Heffernan scored twice in the second half for Kilmarnock

Heffernan became the second Kilmarnock player to score a hat-trick at Tynecastle this season, matching the absent Cillian Sheridan's tally from earlier in the campaign.

The striker gave his side a 1-0 half-time lead, before a six-minute second-half double settled the contest. The win moves Kenny Shiels' side into fifth after winning their third league win in four.

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