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Ghost Pizza U16 League Wrap Up
Errigal Ciaran made the trip to play Moy and they came home with the points in the bag after a contest that went right down to the wire. Aodhan Quinn top scored for the winners with 1-3 to his name with Daniel Neill getting 1-1and Michael Mullan 0-3on a day when they had good displays from Quinn, Mullin and Shea McDermott. Cathaoir Hughes was in fine form for Moy finishing the game with an impressive personal haul of 2-8 while Diarmuid Quinn 1-1, Harry Harvey and Lee Antoniak were also on target on a day when they had good displays from the likes of Caolan Corr, Matas Rumsevicius and Ryan Fegan.
Galbally came from eight points down at halftime to pip visiting Cookstown in a high scoring thriller, 5-9 to 5-8. Matthew Hughes, Enda Cush, Patrick Jordan and Jamie Girvan all bagged first half goals for the Pearses with Hughes also supplying a brace of points. Cookstown had the wind at their backs in the opening period but they only managed a single point after the break. Daniel Ward top scored for the Father Rocks with 2-3 to his name with Jack McElhone 1-1, Rian McIvor 1-0, Mark Devlin 1-0, Karl Wawreynkiewicz, Darragh McHugh and Lorcan McDermott their other marksmen on the day. A Leo Quinn goal from the penalty spot sparked the second half revival for the hosts with Joseph Moylan, Finbar Quinn, Leo Quinn and Hughes (2) all tagging on points before Cush got the winner late on.
Donaghmore made the trip to Loughmacrory on Tuesday night and came away with a 2-8 to 1-4 victory in difficult weather conditions. Donaghmore were slow to settle but they ended the first half three points to the good thanks to a goal from Tiarnan McAshea. In the second half Donaghmore’s defence was very effective led by Henry McQuaid and McAshea with a goal from Aodhan Molloy proving crucial. Michael McNamee got the Loughmacrory goal with points coming from the same player as well as Caolan Grimes.
Ardboe are one of only two sides with a perfect record in grade one after they beat Clonoe 3-13 to 1-9 at Coney Park. Edan McCartney produced a man of the match display for the Rossas scoring a goal into the bargain but it was in their defence were they laid the foundations for their victory with solid performances from JP Doris, Ryan Forbes and Darcy Mallon. Daire Devlin hit 1-1 for the O’Rahillys with Eoin Mansell and TJ O’Neill notching three points each with James Adamson getting a brace while they had good performances from Cormac Devlin, Peter McKeever and Conor Connolly.
In grade two its Pomeroy who lead the way at the top of the table and are the only side who can still boast a 100% record after an impressive display saw them overcome Dungannon to make it five wins from five. The Plunketts did the damage in the first half with scores from Ryan McCallan 1-3, Peter McGoldrick 0-3, Fergal O’Gara 1-0, Sean Kennedy 1-0 and Ronan Fitzgerald with Owen Lagan, Shea Rafferty and Daniel Cullen tagging on points after the break. The Clarkes battled hard on a day when poor shot selection and finishing let them down. Conall Bell, Senan McCann, Eoin McNulty and Eoin Spence all managed to raise white flags for Dungannon while Oran McIntosh, Fiachra McGrath and Sean Og O’Donnell all played well in defence with the latter even popping up in attack to register a lovely point.
Eglish remain in early contention as well after recording a convincing win away to Na Doiri Oga. Ross Daly, Karol Donnelly, Gerard Donnelly and James Daly were all among the scorers for Eglish with keeper Ronan Donnelly pulling off a couple of great saves and Conan Campbell and Christopher Gildernew standing out in defence with Brian Og McGuckin, Ross Daly and Karol Donnelly all very good in the attack. Conn Cushnahan, Ronan McCann and Patrick Devlin stood out in the Na Doiri Oga defence, midfielder Conal O’Brien had a brilliant second half while Andre Devlin was the standout player in their forward line.
Greencastle are another side who are going well at the moment and they made home advantage count against Edendork. Sean Og Teague led the way in the scoring stakes for them with 1-8 to his name with Marcus Conway 1-1, Eoghan Conway 0-3, Shane Morris 0-3, Caolan Treacy, Michael F McAleer and Dara Morris all on target on a night when they had strong displays from Teague and Marcus Conway in attack, Shane Morris at midfield and Ryan Coney and Miceal Meenan in defence. Conor Mallon, John McLernon and Dion Donnelly all played well for Edendork.
Coalisland are in superb form in grade three and they had a resounding win away to Tattyreagh. Daithi Campbell bagged four goals for the Fianna with Fionn McHugh, Ronan Lowe and Oran Nixon all getting a brace of goals each with points coming from McAlinden, Nixon and Ryan Fanthorphe.
Drumquin made it three wins from four starts when they proved too strong for Rock on their travels. Kieran McDonagh kicked five first half points for the Wolfe Tones with Eoin Ferris weighing in with three and Hugh Gormley also on target as they led by four points at the short whistle. The second half was nip and tuck but Drumquin managed to hold on for victory with further scores from McDonagh and Ferris coupled with solid displays from Darragh Mullin, Alex Boyle and Joseph O’Kane. Odhran Carroll top scored for Rock with 1-3, Desmond Gourley got their other goal while Fionn Daly was among the points on a night when they had good performances from keeper Caomhan Daly, Ronan Loughran and Callum Hughes.
Eoin Ferguson weighed in with an impressive 3-4 as Clonoe won away to Dromore in the development league. Aodhan Donnelly also found the net for the Rahillys with Ryan Connolly and Mick Kerr supplying points with Conor Kelly and Ryan Corr to the fore for the winners as well. Nathan McCusker, Charlie McAleer, Aidan Robinson and Tom Maguire all played well for Dromore.
Brackaville made the short trip to play Naomh Brid and they collected another brace of league points to stay second in the grade four league table. Finn Canning, Ross Carberry and Conor Cullen all played well in the Roes defence with James Gillis a threat up front while Ceilium Coyle 1-4 and Ceilan Herron 2-0 were among the marksmen.