Dromore U14s ensured that they finished up the season with something to show for their efforts when they turned on the style in the second half at Newtownstewart on Saturday morning to secure a convincing win over a gallant Na Doiri Oga side in the grade two league decider.
The St.Dympnas raced into a 1-6 to 0-0 lead with points from Shae O’Donnell and Emmett McQuaid coupled with a Padraig Edgar goal. Their opponents scored two goals either side of the interval but that only stung Dromore into action. O’Donnell bagged a goal as well as a few points to take his personal haul to 1-8 with Oisin Colton weighing in with a brace of goals and Nathan and Eoin McCusker tagging on points.
Beragh are through to the grade two championship final after winning a close encounter away to Drumragh, 2-12 to 1-11 the final scoreline. The Sarsfields were the better side in the first half and that was reflected on the scoreboard as they held a four point lead, Aidy Farley keeping the Red Knights in touch with a brace of frees. Beragh had the wind in the second half and they drew level with a well worked goal from Jack Devlin. The sides were level as full time approached before Matty Meenagh edged Beragh in front and then a goal from Oisin Porter with the last attack sealed their final berth. Best for Beragh on the day were Devlin, Iarla Quinn and Ronan Conroy. Matt Gallagher was superb for Drumragh with 1-6 to his name with Niall Gormley and Shea Mullin getting a brace of points each and Conor Fyffe also on target. Matthew O’Doherty made a couple of good saves in goals for the Sarsfields while Matthew Barrett, Oisin Walsh and Tiernan O’Donnell all defended well.
Beragh’s opponents in the final will be Omagh who proved too strong for Fintona on home soil. Cahir Cassidy, Tomas Gallen, Donnchadh Bennett and Sean McCarney were among the scorers for the Pearses with Igor Samulewicz, Cillian Donnelly and Jack Irwin all playing well for them to.
Eskra battled hard but just came up short against Naomh Brid in the grade three championship, 2-10 to 2-6 the final score. Dara McGarvey top scored for the Emmetts with 1-4 to his name with Jack McCarroll getting their other goal and Daithi McNamee and James Scullion a point each.
Drumquin turned on the style at home to get the better of Stewartstown and qualify for the grade four championship final. The Wolfe Tones led 1-5 to 0-5 at halftime thanks to points from Cillian Mullan, Sean Gormley and Daire McCaffrey coupled with a Daithi Mackey goal. Mullan bagged two goals in the second period with Mackey finding the net again as well while McCaffrey, Mullan and Joe Kearney all tagged on points. This was a good all round team display from Drumquin with special mention going to Joe Kearney, Cahir McCallion, Daithi Mackey and Jack McCusker.