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J & K Coaches U16 League Wrap Up
Errigal Ciaran are moving along nicely in Grade one and they remain in second place and just a point adrift of leaders Ardboe following an emphatic win at home to Galbally. Keelan Neill fired in three goals for the winners and there were good performances from Matty O’Donnell, Matthew Hackett, Peadar Kelly, Mick McDermott, Caoimhin Conroy and Ronan Fleming.
Fintona sit in joint third place and well in contention for the knockout quarter finals after a superb win at home to neighbours Trillick. Diarmuid Martin (2-4), Paudi Goodman (1-2), Oisin Watson (1-1), Cillian Loane (1-1) and Peter Colton (0-3) were the scorers for the Pearses with Tom Gallon also playing well for them. Tadgh Britton top scored for the St.Macartans with 1-5 to his name with Turlough O’Hagan and Fintan Doyle getting their other goals while John Doyle, Christy McGurren and Ryan McGurren all played well for the visitors.
Dromore collected a valuable point on the road after drawing 3-11 each at Moy. Adrian McGurren notched 2-3 for the St.Dympnas with Jack Donnelly (0-3), Shea O’Donnell (0-3), Dara McCann 1-0, Oisin Colton and Fergal McGurren their other scorers on the day.
Goals won the day for Beragh at home to Greencastle for a result that keeps them in second place in the Grade two table. Darragh McKenna was in brilliant form for the Red Knights finishing with 4-2 to his name with Eoghan Mullan (3), Ronan McGarvey, James Boyle, Rory Donaghy and Cathal Farley their other point scorers with Oisin Porter getting their other goal. On top of that the winners also had good performances in defence from Daire McSorley and Brandon Teague. Dara Morris hit a brace of points from midfield for Greencastle with Ryan Coney and Sean Og Harte doing well in defence and Caolan Tracey and Marcus Conway working hard up front.
Kildress got a good win at home to a Cappagh side who are also in the hunt for a place in the league quarter finals. Eoghan McGurk grabbed a brace of goals for the Wolfe Tones with James Mulgrew getting their other major in a good hard working performance with Cathal Loughran standing out. Cappagh could have taken something from the game but they missed two penalties as it finished 3-10 to 1-10.
Drumquin collected their fourth win in seven outings in Grade three thanks to a narrow 2-5 to 0-8 victory at home to Naomh Eoghan. A goal from Eoin Ferris in the first half had the Wolfe Tones leading by two points at the interval and a second goal this time from Tristy Devine after the break helped seal the win. Drumquin had good performances on the day from Joseph Kearney, Daithi Mackey, Jake Donnelly, Harry McMenamin and Jack McCusker.
Dromore collected their second win of the campaign in the Development League when they had a double scores victory away to a fancied Ardboe side. Tom Maguire got the goals for the St.Dympnas with Nathan McCusker, Cormac Hagan and Alex Peace featuring among their points. Jack Muldoon got the Ardboe goal with Thomas Kelly contributing four points.
Errigal Ciaran were another side who won away from home in the Development league as they proved too strong for Both Domhnaigh. Odhran Mullin and Jack Kelly played well in defence for the winners as did Matthew Hackett in midfield while up front there were some good scores from Keenan Adams and Dan Loughran.
Castlederg made the long trip to Brocagh at the weekend to take on Naomh Brid in Grade four and it proved to be a worthwhile journey as they maintained their unbeaten record to stay top of the table. Oisin Lynch top scored for the St.Eugenes with 2-4 to his name with Eoghain Bradley, Corin McConnell, Ryan McCullagh and Shea Leonard all chipping in with important scores to help seal victory.
Aghaloo are also unbeaten and just a point off the pace after an emphatic victory at home to neighbours Augher. A special mention goes to regular keeper Eoin Sweeney who played out the field for Aghaloo in this encounter and scored several goals and points in the first half alone. There were also excellent displays from Mark Gildernew, Oskar Ratajczak, Patrick Sherry, Tiarnan McCarron and the Creighan brothers Rory and Cormac.