Stewartstown saw off the challenge of Errigal thirds with a 3-19 to 2-7 win. Gareth Devlin led the line and the scoring for the Harps with 2-6 while Shay O’Neill got his team’s other goal. Ben Mc Dermott (1-3) and DD Mc Dermott (1-0) bagged the Errigal goals while Jody Farrell (2), Barry Donnelly (1) and Chrissy Kelly (1) were also among the points.
Castlederg travelled up to Donaghmore and took the points following a 0-11 to 1-4 win. Paddy Lynch was in fine scoring form hitting five first half points and three in the second half. Darren Traynor, Adam Traynor and Ronan Devine were also among the points for the winners. Eoghan Kavanagh, James Mc Cann and Pat Mc Ateer hit points the Village side while Ciaran Mc Cann got their goal. Leigh Falls got through a tower of work at midfield while Conor Quinn and Mark Mc Goldrick stood out defensively for Donaghmore throughout the game.
Coalisland Thirds made the long run to Drumquin for their Junior League clash and deserve great credit for turning out regularly in spite of taking several heavy defeats. Today was no different as Drumquin took advantage of some porous defending to rattle in nine goals. First half goals from Frankie Mcalynn, Oisin Gormley and Pierce Mc Girr added to points from Gormley, Sean Mc Donagh, Mattie Mc Dermott and Stephen Gormley gave them a half time lead of 3-11 to 0-2. Nathan Crawford and Paddie Campbell bagged points while Ronan Coney got his team’s goal. Drumquin continued to create and take chances after the break with goals from Oisin Gormley, Mattie Mc Dermott, Stephen Gormley and Pierce Mc Girr that saw them finish the game comfortably ahead and in total control.
Fintona were pushed hard by Killyman in their Friday night fixture but the Pearses eventually pulled away to win 3-11 to 2-9 with the Killyman second goal coming right at the death. At one stage in the second half the gap was down to two points but Fintona responded well to win convincingly in the end. Conor Mc Gillion (3-6) was hugely impressive for the winners while Odhran Hughes (2), Aiden Donnelly (1), Cathal Starrs (1) and Cormac Watson (1) accounted for the other Fintona scores. Ronan Mc Veigh led the scoring for Killyman hitting 1-2 while Enda Mc Gahan 1-1, Darragh Morgan (2), Eamon Donnelly (2), Caomhin Donnelly and Ryan Mc Kenna were also on target.
Aghaloo had a comfortable 6-19 to 0-5 win over an under strength Brackaville side for whom Ronan Mc Hugh (3) and Dale Mc Sorley (2) did the scoring. Aghaloo were on top throughout and scored at will. Niall Mc Elroy top scored with 1-6 while Tiarnan Donnelly (1-4), Patryk Kinder (2-0), Conor Mullen (1-3) Gary O’Gorman (1-2) were among the goals for the O”Neills. In addition to those scorers Stewart Douglas, Jody Mc Glone, Padraig Mc Geary and Jason Mulgrew each bagged a point apiece.
Glenelly had a point to spare over Brocagh on Friday night winning 0-10 to 0-9. The Emmetts led 0-6 to 0-2 at the break with Mickey Hughes as usual leading the wayin the scoring returns. Hughes finished with 0-6 while Ciaran Campbell (2) and Michael Robinson (1) completed the Brocagh scoring. Glenelly were poor in the first half but improved considerably after the break and got the scores when they mattered. RoryKennedy, Conal Furey and Cormac Mc Bride bagged two points apiece while Seamus Harkin, Cathal O”Neill, Nathan Mc Laughlin and Ronan O’Kane were also among the points for Glenelly.
CNG and Derrytresk played out a hard fought out an entertaining draw that saw the sides finish level at 1-09 apiece after Derrytresk had led by three at the break 1-06 to 1-03. First half points from Danny Ball and Conor McAleer folllowed by a Shea Brown goal gave CNG a good start. Derrytresk struck back to lead at the break. scoring before Shea struck goal on 14th minute after good play from Ciaran Kerlin. CNG started the second half on fine form hitting four points in a row to take the lead with Danny Ball and Shea Brown hitting two each. each. Further points from Gareth McDermott and a Danny Ball free finished the CNG scoring before Derrytresk scored an equaliser in injury time to share the points. Shea Brown 1.03, Danny Ball 4pts, Conor McAleer 1pt and Gareth McDermott 1pt with the scores for CNG.
Urney are still searching for their first win after a 1-15 to 0-10 loss to local rivals Strabane. Oran Mc Grath once more top scored for the Sigersons with eight points while Conal Crawford (1-1), Ruairi Gormley (2), Haydn Mc Namee (2), Mark Roarty and Mark Mc Adams completed the scoring for the winners. Jamie Mc Aleer and Ryan Henry shared eight points evenly between them while Sean Mc Gowan (2) was also on target for an Urney side lacking in confidence and struggling for form.
Augher and Drumragh produced a high scoring and competitive match before the the St Macartans edged it 1-13 to 1-12. There was little between the sides throughout the game with the teams level five times in the first half before an Eoghan Keenan point just before the break sent the teams off at the short whistle with Augher leading 0-7 to 0-6. Two Tommy Murphy points after the restart put Drumragh in front but Augher bounced back to move ahead following a goal from Darragh Kavanagh. The sides swapped points before a Martin Taggart goal late in the game left a single point between them but Augher took the points on a final score of 1-13 to 1-12. Darragh Kavanagh (1-3), Dara Donnelly (2), Charlie Cawley (1), Declan Connolly (2), Eoghan Keenan (3), Martin Mc Elhatton and Conor Mahoney were on target for the winners while Tommy Murphy (7), Martin Taggart (1-0), Daniel O’Neill (2), Alex Mc Glinchey (1), Kian Murphy (1) and Shane Devine replied for the Sarsfields.