Mark Corry had the shooting boots well tuned on Friday night when Castlederg accounted for Killyman 2-20 to 1-8. Corry landed nine points while Adam Traynor (1-2), Jack Ramsey (1-0) and Darren Traynor (0-2) were also among the scores. Luke Roche bagged a goal for Killyman while Eamon Donnelly 0-2 and Conor O Hagan (0-2) were among the points.
The North Tyrone derby between CNG and Glenelly finished all square after an exciting evening of football. Barry Mc Connell and Ronan O’Kane both bagged three points apiece while Seamus Harkin and Cathal Nicholas shared four points between them for Glenelly. CNG led 0-10 to 0-5 at the break with Shea Browne bagging six of his team”s first half tally. CNG lost two men to red cards in the second half and it was a case of backs to the wall in the closing stages as they fought for a draw. In fact Glenelly took the lead deep in injury time and looked set for the win until substitute seventeen year old David Conway came off the bench to kick the equaliser and the game finished 0-13 apiece.
It took another last minute point to snatch a draw in the game between Drumragh and Urney. Division Three top scorer Johnny Lafferty punched Urney’s goal midway through the first half to put his side in a strong position. Fergal Mc Nulty (0-2), PJ Mc Menamin (0-2) and Jamie Mc Aleer (0-2) hit points for the border men. Drumragh fought to the end with scores from Shane Cleary, Kevin Marron, Ronan Maguire and debutant Alex Mc Glinchey leaving a point between the teams late in injury time. Up stepped Tommy Murphy with a superb mark affording him the chance to draw the game from the edge of the square which he duly did to leave the result Drumragh 0-11, Urney 1-8.
Eskra defeated Derrytresk 2-10 to 1-10 in the top game of the night with first half goals from Niall Marlowe and Cathal Meegan proving hugely significant to the outcome of the game. joe Mc Carroll hit four points for the winners while peter Hughes and Conor O’Hagan were also on target for the Emmetts.
Brocagh saw off the challenge of neighbours Coalisland with Mickey Hughes (1-6) once again leading the line. Owen Canavan (0-3), Justin Campbell (1-1) and Michael Robinson (0-4) made valuable contributions to the winners’ total as they finished the game 2-16 to 2-6 winners.