County minor Darren McCurry was among the goal scorers as Edendork cruised to a 3-13 to 0-10 home win over Loughmacrory. Edendork got off to a flying start with a goal inside the first ten seconds as a long ball into the box following the throw in went straight to the net. Harry Og Conlon had an influential game for the St Malachy’s men in the second half despite the fact that Edendork were reduced to 13 men. Loughmacrory also finished the game with 13. Final Score Edendork 3-13 Loughmacrory 0-10.
Pomeroy had a very convincing win away at Strabane today as the Sigersons season seems to go from bad to worse. The Plunketts played against the breeze in the opening half and led 1-9 to 0-5 at the break. They enjoyed the perfect start with a Justy Mc Caffrey goal in the second minute and added three points from play before the home side managed to get started. JP Gallagher opened the scoring for Strabane after ten minutes but once again the visitors hit three in a row with John Loughran, Christopher Colhoun and Kevin Armstrong all on target. Armstrong landed two 45s into the breeze as his side dominated the opening half. Strabane did improve in the opening ten minutes of the second period but Pomeroy weathered the storm and dominated the remainder of the game with Brendan Burns, John Loughran, Justin Mc Caffrey, Christopher Colhoun and Sean Quinn landing points for their side. Indeed it was Loughran who rounded off a fine performance from the Plunketts with a last minute pile driver to the roof of the net to leave the final score Strabane 0-8, Pomeroy 2-16.
Gareth Devlin and Paul Dillon helpded Stewartstown to a 0-8 to 0-5 lead over Aghyaran with Martin Penrose and Aidan Connolly on target for St Davog’s. Stewartstown pull away after the restart thanks to a Gareth Devlin goal. Penrose, Shane Sweeney and Michael Anderson were scorers for Aghyaran but a James Kelly point late on made sure of the win for the Harps. Final Score Stewartstown 1-12 Aghyaran 1-10
Kildress had a fairly comfortable seven point win over Newtownstewart to keep the pressure on their rivals at the top of Division 2. Aidan O’Connor scored two goals for the Wolf Tone’s, one in each half. Des Treacy and Matthew Heagney were also among the Kildress scorers. Rory Gallagher, Brendan Bogle and Tyler Stockton were on target for Newtownstewart. Final Score Newtownstewart 0-11 Kildress 2-12
Urney were only a point ahead at the break 1-6 to 1-5, Mark Devine was the goal scorer for Urney while Aidan Cassidy scored the Augher goal. Augher were level within minutes of the restart thanks to a Stephen McCaffrey equaliser but it was Urney that took control of the game after this stage and points from Fergal McNulty and Ryan Henry paved the way for a Ronan Lafferty goal to seal the victory. Final Score Urney 2-12 Augher 1-10.
Rock won the battle of the St Patrick’s in Gortin this afternoon. Aidan McGarrity, Conor McCreesh and Colm McVeigh were point scorers on the day for the visitors while Gortin were heavily reliant on Kevin Mossey who scored all but one of Gortin’s points.
Clann na nGael were on top at the break in Eskra, 0-9 to 1-3. Niall Marlowe grabbed the goal but his score was cancelled out by points from Gareth McDermot and Brian Dooher. Conor Mc Girr bagged a second half goal before Adrian Ball fired over the last score to level the game. Final score Eskra 2-6 Clann na nGael 0-12
Galbally travelled to Killyman and came away with a hrad fought 1-11 to 2-5 victory. With the wind at their backs the Pearses led 1-4 to 0-1 at halftime with Paul Rafferty kicking three points and Damian McCrory grabbing a fine goal, Fintan McVeigh with Killyman’s point with the last kick of the half. Two mistakes in the Galbally defence early in the second half gifted Killyman goals from Niall McAlinden and McVeigh and it was game on. McCrory and Enda McGahan exchanged points but it was Galbally who finished the stronger with efforts from Mickey Murphy and Ciaran Tally to pick up a much needed victory.