Cookstown edged the verdict at Donnelly Park against Trillick in a competitive Grade 1 encounter, 4-5 to 2-9 the final scoreline. It was all square at the break with the visitors winning it with the help of a late goal. Conan Gormley 1-2, James Corrigan 1-1, Conor Fitzpatrick 1-0, Finlay O’Neill 1-0, Connor Toner 0-1 and Daniel Ward 0-1 were the Cookstown scorers with PJ Loughran, Eoin Lennon, Corrigan and Fitzpatrick all having strong performances for the winners.
Dungannon made home advantage count against Galbally with their ability to get goals proved to be the difference between the two sides. Eoin Spence, Thomas Slater and Finn Kelly were among the goals for the Clarkes with good performances coming from Oran McIntosh and Conn O’Donnell. Tiernan Corrigan 0-4, Odhran McGeary 0-1 and Joseph Moylan 0-1 were the Pearses scorers with their keeper Paidi Hetherington their standout performer with a string of brilliant saves.
Loughmacrory had the minimum to spare away to Clonoe in an entertaining encounter, 3-12 to 4-8 the final scoreline. Eoin Ferguson and Connor Taggert got goals for the Rahillys with Ben O’Neill, Jamie Coney, Senan Clements and Taggert featuring among the points with Thomas Loughran and Feidhlim the standout players for the hosts.
In grade two Pomeroy were well beaten at home by a strong Fintona side. Mickey Nugent, Odhran Barrett and Padraig Murphy got the points for the Plunketts with Darragh Rafferty putting in a man of the match display at full back.
Na Doiri Oga travelled to Greencastle and they came home with the spoils after it finished 3-11 to 2-10. Ben O’Neill, Cathair Campbell, Corbin O’Neill, Fionn Rea, Matthew Mulgrew and Peter Taggart were among the scorers for the winners with Rueben Morgan, Jamie Gavin, Mulgrew, Corbin O’Neill, Rea and Caeden Doyle all playing well for them.
Donaghmore put in a spirited display away to Dromore despite the fact that they had nothing to show for their efforts. Charlie McKay and Daire O’Neill got a goal each for the visitors with Marty Ogle and Padraig Donaghy both playing well for them.
In Grade 3 Killeeshil picked up their first win of the campaign when they proved too strong for Both Domhnaigh on home soil. The winners got out of the blocks early with goals from Charlie Hughes and Eoghan Gormley and they never looked back after that. Hughes hit another major with Luke McCoubrey 0-4, Pearse Devlin 1-1 and Ethan Mulgrew 1-1 all on target as they emerged comfortable winners on the day.
Moy rounded off their league campaign in style with a win over Coalisland in a high scoring encounter. Daniel Kane, Jack Harvey and Hugh McLoughlin were among their scorers with Peter Toner, Charlie Conroy and Alex McCann to the fore for them on the day. Dilly Hamilton bagged a hattrick of goals for the Fianna with Fionnon Woods and Parker Gribben also finding the net while Brendan Fee and Oisin McShane both played well too.
Rock turned on the style at home to Moortown to emerge convincing winners. Fionn Daly, Callum Hughes, Rory McGarrity and Aodhan Loughran all got goals for the winners with Alfie Kerr, Daryl Owens and Shea Conway contributing points with good games coming from James McElvogue, Finlay McElduff and Ruairi Tally. Emmett Kelly, Oisin McVey and Cormac Conlan were the Moortown scorers on a day when Luke Ryan and Liam Quinn both played well in the St.Malachys defence.
Goals proved key as Aghaloo beat Castlederg in Grade 4, 3-11 to 0-14. Tiernan McCarron hit 0-5 for the winners, Mark Gildernew got 1-2, Daire McGinn 1-1 and Patrick Sherry 0-3 on a day when Patrick Sherry and Cillian O’Sullivan were brilliant in the middle for the winners with keeper Peter McCreedy making a few crucial saves as well.
In the Development league Ardboe were emphatic winners at home to Kildress. Jack McGuigan, Tommy O’Hare and Eoin McKeown were the main scorers for the Rossas on the day with TJ McSwiggan, Caidan Hancock and Delaney Lavery their top performers.