The derby clash between Brackaville and Fianna Thirds unsurprisingly was well won by the Roes. Dale Mc Sorley opened the scoring with a free and finished with1-5. Ryan Bell, Daniel Taffe, Conor Stock and Conor Brady also plundered goals for the winners while Joe Rafferty, Gary Ferguson, Jason O’Neill, Ronan Mc Hugh, Shane Mc Intyre, Paddy Gervin and Jason O’Neill were among the points. Nicky Irvine hit the net for the Fianna while Nathan Crawford and Cathal O’Neill got their points.
Drumquin travelled to Augher on Friday night and took the points thanks mainly to their ability to plunder goals. Once again Sean Mc Donagh and Oisin Gormley carried the major scoring threat for the winners while Conor Hackett, Charlie Cawley, Ciaran Treanor, Martin Mc Elhatton, Darragh Kavanagh, Cathal Mc Kenna and Finnbar Mc Elroy were on target for a disappointed home side. Sean Mc Donagh top scored for the winners with 2-3 while Oisin Gormley landed 0-7 and Frankie Mc Alynn hit 1-1.
There was little between Errigal Thirds and Brocagh in their Saturday evening clash but the Loughshore lads had that extra bit of firepower to see them home. Mickey Hughes once again led the line for the Emmetts with 0-6 while Aidan Dorman (3) and Michael Robinson (2) were also among the Brocagh scorers. Errigal ran their opponents close with Michael Harte (3), Jody Farrell (1-0) and Barry Donnelly (2) showing the way for the Dunmoyle lads. Final score Errigal 1-10, Brocagh 0-16
Urney got their first win of the season defeating Killyman 1-12 to 1-10. Martin Holland joint top scored with 1-2 while Ryan Henry (0-5) and Sean Mc Gowan were among the points. Urney led by three at the break ,0-7 to 0-4, but just could not get the scores needed to take the points. Cathal Mc Gahan hit five of his team’s points while Enda Mc Gahan Was on target with 1-1.
The North Tyrone derby between Glenelly and high flying Strabane resulted in a win for the visitors who remain unbeaten and joint top of the table with Stewartstown Harps. The game was tight right up until the last quarter before Strabane pulled away to win by twelve points. Nathan Mc Laughlin top scored for Glenelly with 0-3 while Aodhan Mc Connell (2), Cormac Mc Keown, Cormac Mc Bride, Garrett O’Neill and Seamus Harkin were also among the points. Strabane’s goals came from Conal Crawford (2-2) and Ruairi Gormley (1-2) while Oran Mc Grath continued his fine run of scoring as he added another four points to his tally for the season.
Aghaloo entertained Drumragh before coming out on top in a close and competitive match 1-10 to 1-8. The home side led 1-6 to 0-4 at the break with their goal coming from a Niall Mc Elroy penalty. Mc Elroy bagged five of his team’s points while Conor Mullen (2), Jody Mc Glone (2) and Darragh Muldoon shared the remainder. Shane Devine finished with 1-1 for Drumragh while Aaron and Eoin Montgomery contributed five points between them and Tommy Murphy accounted for his team’s other two points.
Stewartstown travelled to CNG and showed just why they are many people’s favourites for the league title and promotion. CNG bagged a brace of goals which helped keep the game close but in truth the visitors were in control from early on. After being tied at 0-4 apiece in the first half Stewartstown pulled away to lead by four at the break. Danny Ball bagged two goals, one of them a penalty, but the Harps were always in control. David Mc Aleer (2), David Conway (2) and Gareth Mc Dermott (2) were among the points for CNG while Shea Burke, Koran Robinson, Dylan Mc Elhatton, Macauley Quinn, Tiernan Rushe and Shea ONeill were on target for the Harps.
Fintona hosted Donaghmore Thirds and cruised to victory running up a total of 6-17 to Donaghmore’s four points. Early goals from Pauric Kelly and Conor Mc Gillion set the tone as the Pearses forward line made hay. Conor Mc Goldrick, Aidan Donnelly, Cathal Starrs, Peter Mc Glynn, Niall Murray and Oran Hughes got among the points while the remaining four goals came from Conor Mc Gillion, Conor Starrs, Cormac Watson and Liam Maguire.
Castlederg made the long run to Derrytresk on Friday night and took the points following a 2-9 to 0-10 win over the locals. Goals from Tommy Mc Menamin and a Paddy Lynch second half penalty made all the difference in terms of the result. Ben Harper (2), Ronan Devine, Daire Corry and Adam Traynor were among the points. Derrytresk opened the scoring on the night through Odhran Hughes while Paudie Bell, Fionatann Campbell, Niall Gavin, Ryan Mc Gee and Sean Slater also hit points for the Hill.