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J & K Coaches U16 Wrap Up

Tuesday 28.03.2023
Team Talk Mag

Cookstown made it two wins out of two in grade one with a good 2-14 to 2-9 victory away to Loughmacrory. Goals in each half from Lorcan McMurray and Mark Devlin were key scores in the game for the Father Rocks who led 1-7 to 0-4 at the break with points coming from Daniel Ward, Karl Wawreynkiewicz, Eoin Long and McMurray, Caolan Grimes and Lorcan Meenagh among the St.Theresas marksmen. Pearse McDonald and Corey McCaughey scored second half goals for Loughmacrory as they closed the gap but a Devlin major at the other end of the field ensured that Cookstown kept their opponents at arms length. Mattie McCrelis was in fine form for the winners while Odhran Curran and Michael McNamee supplied points for the hosts as well.


Charley Maguire top scored for Errigal Ciaran with 0-7 while Shea McDermott got 1-2 and Dan Loughran a brace of points but it was Donaghmore who came out on top by the minimum margin thanks to goals from Conall Heron and Aodhan Molloy as it finished 2-9 to 1-11.


Dromore made it two wins out of two after beating Clonoe 4-5 to 2-8 at Gardrum Park. Shea O’Donnell, Adrian McGurren, Ryan McQuaid and Liam Dillion all found the net for the St.Dympnas with O’Donnell and Ryan Colton notching a brace of points each on a day when Emmet McQuaid in goals and Finn Teague at midfield both stood out for the winners.  Eoin Mansell top scored for the O’Rahillys with 2-4 to his name with Daire Devlin and TJ O’Neill getting a brace of points each on a day when Mansell, Dylan Rocks and Peter McKeever all played well for the visitors. Neighbours Omagh and Killyclogher both lost out to late goals against Galbally and Edendork respectively.


It finished all square in Gortacladdy between Kildress and Killeeshil, 2-12 apiece. Dillon McCrory and Eoin McNally bagged the Kildress goals while Eoghan McGurk and Oisin Hughes weighed in with the majority of their points between them as they battled from six down with ten minutes to go to earn a share off the spoils.


Strabane made the journey to Beragh and they managed to edge a tight encounter on a 4-8 to 3-10 scoreline. Oran White (1-4) and Gary Rouse (2-1) were among the scorers for the Sigersons with Thomas Rooney having a good game in the winners defence alongside Ross Tourish while Hayden Snodgrass had a good hour in midfield. Cathal Farley, Darragh McKenna and Eoghan Mullan were among the scores for the Red Knights with Oisin Kelly playing well in their defence.


Drumragh are still unbeaten in grade three after they recorded a resounding win away to Rock. Shea Donnell (2-1) top scored for the Sarsfields with Connor McLaughlin, Lorcan McGrath and Turlough Collins all getting goals as well while Conor Gormley (3), Dylan Lowry (2), Frankie Monk (2), Dara Cox (2) and Joseph Taggart got their points on a day when Shea Mullin and Lorcan McGrath stood out in defence, Lowry was to the fore in midfield and Donnell and Monk were in fine form up front.


Eskra made the short trip to play neighbours Tattyreagh and they came away with a 3-12 to 1-10 victory. Eoin McEvoy was in superb form for the Emmetts hitting 2-6 while Ronan Donnelly got 1-2, Matthew McKenna 0-3 and Dara McGarvey their other point. Eskra had good performances in defence from Darragh O’Hagan and Ciaran McCarroll while Matthew McKenna and Ashton Beattie had strong performances in the middle third.


In the development league Carrickmore managed to edge past neighbours Errigal Ciaran in a high scoring encounter, 5-6 to 5-4. Conor McElhone, Paudi McCallan and Fionan Magill got goals for the St.Colmcilles with Niall Morris playing well in midfield and Oisin Conlon and Ruairi Daly very good in defence. Ronan Fleming finished with 2-3 to his name for Errigal Ciaran with Dara Feeney also finding the net for the home side and good performances coming from Matthew Hackett, Jack Kelly and Michael McCrystal.



Aghaloo remain undefeated in grade 4 and joint top of the table following a good victory away to Aghyaran. Mark Gildernew took over goalkeeping duties for Aghaloo and had a clean sheet as well as ensuring that his side won 100% of their kick outs. In defence there were several eye catching performances with Liam Durnell and Daire McGinn both outstanding with the latter registering two terrific second half points in a row. Darren McAnespie, Connor Quinn and Jay Douglas McKenna contributed the bulk of the scores for Aghaloo with the lively Patrick Sherry and the equally impressive Eoin Sweeney chipping in with some excellent scores. Edas Jokubaitis and Cormac Creighan also worked tirelessly throughout for the winners setting up numerous scoring opportunities.



Clogher made the short journey to play neighbours Augher and they came back home with the two league points in the back after an impressive display. Michael and Vincent Lowry hit some great scores for the Eire Ogs along with Odhran O’Hanlon and Niall McKenna. Broghan McKenna played well in nets for Augher, Darragh Gormley and Conall Shevlin stood out in defence while Cormac Shevlin got their goal with Jamie McGee, Pearse McKenna, Conall Shevlin and Daniel Grimley tagging on points.


Castlederg had a good win at home to Brackaville on a day when their keeper Finn McLaughlin made two great saves. Finn Canning, Sean Daly and James Gillis all played well for the Roes.


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