Brocagh defeated Drumquin following a late winning score from the boot of Justin Campbell to secure the points. It was tough on Drumquin who had played well enough to get something out of the game. The Tones began well and led 6-3 at the break with Mickey Hughes (2) and Justin Campbell on target for Brocagh. A Conan Mc Donald goal early in the second half gave the Emmetts hope as they chased down the Drumquin lead. Mickey Hughes added four points to his tally while Aidan Dorman also pointed before Campbell got the all important late winner. Drumquin were left wondering how they failed to take something from the game. Christopher Brown scored the Drumquin goal while Oisin Gormley (3), Paul Sheridan (2), Frankie Mc Alynn, Pierce Mc Girr and Danny Mc Swiggan were also among the points.
Drumragh made the long run to Derrytresk and produced one of their best displays of the season to see off the home side on a score of 2-14 to 0-6. Daniel O’Neill opened the scoring with a forty fiveto get things rolling for the visitors. Scores from Ronan Maguire, Tommy Murphy (goal). Tommy Mullin (1-1), Eoin Montgomery and Daniel O’Neill had them 2-5 to no score in front before the home side recorded their opening point. Drumragh continued to dominate and Montgomery and Malachy Mc Manus added points to send the teams in at the break with Drumragh leading 2-7 to 0-1. Murphy, O’Neill, Martin Taggart and the two Montgomerys stretched the lead to 2-12to 0-1 and although the Hillmen recovered to add five more points there was no catching Drumragh who finished with points from Martin Taggart and Daniel O’Neill.
Fintona defeated CNG on Friday night but only after they were pushed all the way by an improving Clan side. The Pearses were quick out of the blocks and led five points to no score early on with Conor Mc Golderick (2), Tommy Mc Grath, Aidan Donnelly and Cormac Watson on target. Cathal Starrs added three more points as they reached the break leading 0-8 to 0-3. With the Clan Na Gael scores coming from Joe Ball and Dan Houston. CNG more than made a fist of it after the break with David Conway, Gareth Mc Dermott and Danny Ball on form. Fintona were pushed all the way but three more Cathal Starrs points and scores from Aidan Donnelly, Niall Murray and Conor Mc Gillion saw the Pearses home on a final score of 0-14 to 0-10. CNG Scorers: Gareth McDermott 0-3, Danny Ball 0-3, David Conway 0-2, Dan Houston 0-2, Joe Ball 0-1.
Brackaville made it back to back wins over North Tyrone opposition when they hosted and defeated Castlederg. The first half was a close and competitive affair with only a point between the sides at the break with the Roes leading 0-6 to 1-2. The Derg struggled for scores in the second half adding 1-3 to their first half total while Brackaville bagged 2-6 to finish comfortable 2-12 to 2-5 winners. Rian Mc Hugh (1-1), Ciaran Gervin (2), Tiernan Mc Glinchey (1-1), Gary Ferguson (3), Dale Mc Sorley (4) and Conor Stock (1) were on target for the winners while Adam Traynor (1-0), Caolan Harvey (1),Brian Coyle (1), Bradley Devine (1-0), Paddy Porter (1) and Shane Carlin (1) did the scoring for the visitors.
Urney registered their second victory of the season following their win over a disappointing Augher side. The return of Johnny Lafferty gave Urney a lift and the former county star hit three hit four points for his team. Ryan Henry was scorer in chief for the winners with 1-4 while Stevie Lafferty (3), Jake Lafferty (2) and Danny Doherty were all on target. Augher finished with a lowly tally of 1-5 on the night with Tiernan Mc Elroy (1-1) top scoring and Dara Donnelly (3) and Rory Cassidy (1) rounding off their scoring.
Friday night saw previously unbeaten Strabane Sigersons make the long run to Stewartstown for their top of the table clash only to find the Harps on top form. Strabane led at the break 1-6 to 0-6 but in difficult conditions only managed to add four second half points as the home side finished 1-13 to 1-10 winners and moved to the top of the table. Haydn Mc Namee top scored for Strabane with 1-2 while Warner Mullen (4). Oisin Mc Gillion (2), Gary Quigg, Ruairi Gormley and Anthony Crossan were among the points for their team. Dan Lowe and Shea Burke shared eight points for Stewartstown but it was Shea O’Neill’s goal in the sixth minute of the second half that proved to be decisive.Macauley Quinn and Gerard O’Neill completed the scoring for the winners.