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Ghost Pizza R4 U16 League Wrap Up

Wednesday 05.04.2023
Team Talk Mag

Clonoe broke their points duck at the weekend in grade one when they held off a strong performance from visiting Galbally at O’Rahilly Park. Daire Devlin top scored for the hosts with 1-2 with Eoin Mansell not far behind him with 0-4 with Michael Donnelly, Feidhlim O’Hagan and Caolan Hughes on target as well. Best for Clonoe on the day were Donnelly, Mansell, Hughes and Dylan Rocks. Leo Quinn, Martin Hurson, Matty Hughes, Jamie Girvan and Joseph Moylan had points for the Pearses with Finbarr Quinn grabbing their goal as it finished 1-11 to 1-8.


Donaghmore made it two wins from three outings in grade one when they got the better of Moy at Father Devlin Park on a 1-12 to 1-7 scoreline. The home side led by three points at halftime thanks to scores from Conall Heron and Eoghan Donnelly. Moy continued to ask questions of Donaghmore in the second half but an Aodhan Molloy goal enabled the St.Patricks to keep their noses in front. The winners had good performances from Ruairi O’Neill, Joe Haughey and Ryan Walsh. Harry Harvey, Cathaoir Hughes and Diarmuid Quinn were among the points for Moy with Hughes also getting the goal and there were good performances from Cormac Brown and Ryan Fegan in defence.



Strabane moved level with Na Doiri Oga in the grade 2 table after shading a high scoring encounter at Sigerson Park, 5-7 to 3-11. Oran White was in fine scoring form for the Sigersons finishing with 3-4 to his name with Gary Rouse grabbing 1-2, Caolan Cairns a goal and Josh Breslin also on target. Cormac Tinney and Ross Tourish both had excellent games in the winners defence with Hayden Snodgrass producing a strong performance in the midfield engine room.


Eglish moved onto five points from four outings after seeing off the challenge of Beragh at Pairc Chormaic, 4-16 to 1-14. A brace of goals from full forward Ross Daly coupled with points from Matthew Daly, Ronan Quinn and Brian Of McGuckin left Eglish in control at halftime. The Red Knights hit back in the third quarter before a McGuckin major settled Eglish nerves on a day when they had good displays from Daire Fay, James Daly and the Donnelly twins.


Goals proved crucial for Pomeroy away to Edendork as they made it three wins from three starts. Jayden Donaghy and Ryan McCallan both scored a brace of goals for the Plunketts with Ronan Fitzgerald and Sean Kennedy both finding the net as well with Peter McGoldrick contributing four points and Paudie Harvey playing well on the day too. Dion Donnelly got both Edendork goals with John McLernon and Conor Mallon among their points and Cathair McGurk playing well for them.



Coalisland collected their third win from their fourth outing in grade 3 thanks to a commanding display at home to Rock. Ronan Lowe and Fionn led the way in the scoring stakes for the Fianna with Daithi Campbell, Nathan Haynes and Cathair Gillis playing well for the winners. Joel Kerr top scored for Rock with 2-3 to his name with Caomhan Daly landing five points and Michael Kelly also getting his name on the scoresheet on a day when Kerr, Daly and Callum Hughes all played well for them.



Stewartstown are joint second in the grade 3 table and still unbeaten thanks to an emphatic win away to Moortown. First half goals for the Harps from Paddy Park, Rian Biggs and Conan McCullagh sent them on their way to victory and they never looked back. Daithi Coyle found the net twice in the second half with Tomas Coyle, Odhran Robinson, Padraig Doran and Biggs all getting majors as well. In an impressive team display from Stewartstown Joe Wylie and Charlie Park played well in defence, Michael Hughes put in a dominant display in midfield ending up with 0-5 into the bargain and Doran, Biggs, McCullagh and James Hughes all worked tirelessly up front. Moortown’s best players were Jamie Mallon and Joe Rocks.


In the Development league Cookstown were goal happy as they saw off Both Domhnaigh to maintain their perfect start to their campaign as they continue to set the pace at the top of the table. Rory McAleer bagged four goals with Aidan McElhatton, Nick Guedes, Colm Casey, Lorcan McDermott and Rian Casey all raising green flags as well while keeper Daniel McCrelis kept a clean sheet.


In the same division Donaghmore made it five points from four games when they beat Dromore at home. Sean Molloy, Matthew Hackett, Dara Corrigan, Michael Hetherington and David McArdle were among the scorers for the winners. Charlie McAleer and Tom Maguire got goals for the St.Dympnas while Eoin McCusker, Nathan McCusker, Alex Peace and Cormac Hagan were among their points.


Clonoe are joint second in the table after an impressive victory away to Omagh. Jack O’Neill, Brian Lavery, Paddy Joe Hughes, Dylan Doris and Michael Kerr got the goals for the O’Rahillys with Ryan Corr and Conor Taggart playing well for the winners also.


Aghaloo are joint top of the grade 4 table after beating Naomh Brid at home in a contest that saw a dozen goals scored. The home side struggled to get going in the first half despite glimpses of real quality from the likes of Darren McAnespie, Connor Quinn, Daniel McGee, Jay McKenna Douglas and Dylan Connolly. An early second half goal from Quinn was just what Aghaloo needed and they began to grow in confidence. Their opponents though hit back and it took a great save from Aghaloo keeper Mark Gildernew as the hosts went straight down the field for Quinn to find the net again. The home side then saw out the game with some excellent long range efforts from McAnespie, Quinn and a goal from Daire McGinn. Aghaloo had good performances from Gildernew, Eoghan Boyle and Dylan Connolly in defence, Douglas and McGee in midfield worked hard while up front McAnespie turned in another assured display while the introduction of Peter McCreedy and Patrick Sherry brought more creativity and strength to the Aghaloo attack.



Brackaville made it three wins from four starts with a resounding victory at home to Aghyaran. James Gillis 1-6 and Ryan O’Neill 1-4 were among the scorers for the Roes with Sean Daly, Ceilium Coyle and Cianan Rouse all playing well around the middle with Aaron and Conor Callin good in defence.





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