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Division 3 Wrap Up in association with Caolan Gormley Massage

Saturday 06.08.2022
Team Talk Mag
All County League

As the league enters the last few games of the season the top teams appear to be coming good at just the right time. Friday night saw very convincing wins for Stewartstown, Aghaloo and Strabane. The results makes the upcoming fixture between Aghaloo and Stewartstown even more important in determining just where the league title and promotion might rest.

Augher 0-9 Aghaloo 6-13

Aghaloo locked horns with local rivals Augher who were somewhat understrength. The O’Neills were keen to get back to winning ways following the concession of their game against Coalisland 3rds on Monday. Niall Mc Elroy (2-5) and Tiernan Donnelly (2-2) led the line superbly for Aghaloo while the supporting act of Conor Mullen (1-2) and Patryk Kinder (1-0) made sure their team kept the pressure on at the top of the league. A disappointing Augher side for whom Darragh Kavanagh bagged six points and missed a penalty might now turn their attentions very much on championship preparations. Final score Aghaloo 6-13, Augher 0-9.

Stewartstown 4-21 Urney 0-4

It was a kicking in session for Stewartstown on Friday night as a weakened Urney side offered little or no resistance against a Harps side brimming with confidence. Stewartstown finished up with eleven different scorers on the night with Dan Lowe looking back to his best  as he top scored with 2-3. Stephen Talbot (3), Owen O’Donnell (2), Mark Rooney (1-0), Macauley Quinn (2), Tiernan Rush (1), Dylan Mc Elhatton (1-1), Gerard O’Neill (3), Conor Quinn (2), Shea O’Neill (3) and Jason Park (1) were also on target for an impressive looking Harps side. On a night to forget for Urney Ryan Henry scored their four points. Final score: Stewartstown 4-21, Urney 0-4.

Castlederg 0-14 Strabane 3-14

Strabane got the show well and truly back on the road with a 3-14 to 0-14 win away to Castlederg. With scoring machine Oran Mc Grath still unavailable the responsibility for scoring fell very much on Conal Crawford (1-4) and Warner Mullen (0-5) who led the line superbly. The supporting acts of Ruairi Gormley (3), Haydn Mc Namee (1-0) and Mark Mc Adams weighed in with several vital scores as the Sigersons kept their league challenge very much alive. The Derg were well improved from their last day out when they fell heavily to Stewartstown and struggled for scores. Adam Traynor top scored for Castlederg with six points while the ever reliable Paddy Lynch hit 0-5. Daire Corry completed the scoring for Castlederg with three second half points.

Brackaville 0-14 Drumquin 1-16

Drumquin were on the road again and rounded off a great week for the club with a 1-16 to 0-14 win over Brackaville. A second half Pierce Mc Girr goal proved the difference as the Wolfe Tones continued to show improvement. Sean Mc Donagh (5) and Oisin Gormley (3) shared eight points between them while Barry Gormley (2), Frankie Mc Alynn (2), Mattie Mc Dermott (2), Caolan Gormley and Christopher Brown completed the Drumquin scoring. A missed penalty for Brackaville proved to be a huge turning point in the game as Drumquin seized the initiative after that to run out deserving winners. Ronan Mc Hugh (4) top scored for the Roes while Tiernan Mc Glinchey (2) and Dale Mc Sorley (3) were also among the points for Brackaville.

Killyman 0-8 Glenelly 1-18

Glenelly saw off the challenge of Killyman confidently with Garrett O’Neill (6) and Rory Kennedy (1-3) leading the line well. Ronan O’Kane (3), Seamus Harkin (2) and Cormac Mc Bride (2) shared the scoring duties among them for the winners who led 0-10 to 0-3 at the break. Caomhin Mc Gahan, Ryan Mc Kenna and Enda Mc Gahan each scored 0-2 while Gary Hamill and Cathal Mc Gahan completed the Killyman scoring.

Clann na nGael 1-19 Brocagh 2-9

CNG hosted Brocagh and were 4-0 up before a Justin Campbell goal for Brocagh gave them some impetus. The home side dominated the last ten minutes of the half to go in at half time leading 0-14 to 1-4. Brocagh started second half with scores  Mickey Hughes (5) and Michael Carolan (3), but some great scores from Joe Ball, Dan Houston and Shea Browne saw CNG take control of the contest.  David Conway then sealed Brocagh’s fate with a goal although Brocagh battled well until the end and Justin Campbell scored another goal late on in the game.

Fintona 3-14 Derrytresk 1-10

Fintona maintained their recent good form with an away win over Derrytresk on Thursday night. Cathal Starrs and Conor Mc Gillion were in good scoring form with each of them  contributing 1-5 for the Pearses. The home side began confidently with a goal from Ryan Mc Gee and a converted 45 from from Aidan Gavin. Fintona rose to the challenge and goals from Conor Mc Gillion and Cathal Starrs helped the visitors to open up a considerable first half lead. However the Fintona management will be concerned at conceding five unanswered points before half time to allow the Hill Men back into the game. Half time score 2-9 to 1-8 in favour of the Pearses. Fintona steadied the ship after the break with a solid defensive display that saw them hold Derrytresk to one Cathal O’Neill point for the opening twenty nine minutes of the second half. Aiden Donnelly scored Fintona’s third goal of the game while Jared Brogan, Mc Gillion and Starrs were also on target. Ryan Mc Gee scored Derrytresk’s second goal from the penalty spot before a converted Finty Campbell point deep in injury time left the final score: Fintona 3-14, Derrytresk 1-10.

Errigal 3rds 1-17    Donaghmore 0-5

Errigal put Donaghmore to the sword with a very convincing display in which Darren Canavan hit 1-9 of his team’s tally. Davy Harte and Connor Mc Aleer both contributed 0-2 while Niall Mc Girr, Michael Harte, Jody Farrell and Pascal Donnelly were also on target for their side. Donaghmore will know that thy need to improve with the championships just around the corner. Their scorers today were Conor Mc Ginn (2), James Mc Cann (2) and PG O’Neill (0-1).


ACL Division 3

Pos. Team P W L D F A Pts
1 Stewartstown 13 12 0 1 307 141 25
2 Strabane 13 12 1 0 300 164 24
3 Aghaloo 13 12 1 0 292 120 24
4 Fintona 13 10 3 0 221 154 20
5 Drumragh 12 8 3 1 201 127 17
6 Glenelly 13 8 4 1 194 167 17
7 Drumquin 13 6 7 0 224 174 12
8 Clann na nGael 12 5 5 2 203 167 12
9 Augher 13 6 7 0 241 228 12
10 Castlederg 13 5 6 2 155 180 12
11 Brackaville 12 5 6 1 173 199 11
12 Brocagh 12 5 7 0 140 172 10
13 Derrytresk 13 3 7 3 160 214 9
14 Errigal Ciaran 12 3 8 1 155 206 7
15 Urney 13 2 9 2 142 214 6
16 Killyman 12 2 9 1 149 225 5
17 Donaghmore 12 1 10 1 122 230 3
18 Coalisland 12 0 12 0 61 358 0




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