Coalisland Thirds recorded their fist win of the season when they saw off the challenge of Drumquin at the weekend. Goals are big scores in these games and so it proved once again as the Island finished 4-10 to 1-13 winners. Ryan Magee took on the role of scorer in chief for the winners with 2-5 to his name while Shea Rankin (1-1), Eamon Mc Glinchey (1-0), Joe Herron (0-3) and Dylan Woods (0-1) were also among the scores. Eoin Skelton bagged the Wolfe Tones goal while Matty Mc Dermott delivered an impressive nine points for his side. Sean Mc Donagh, Pauric Rodgers, Oisin Mc Menamin and Danny Mc Swiggan were on target with points for Drumquin.
Castlederg and Eskra enjoyed comprehensive wins at the weekend over Derrytresk and Fintona respectively. Adam Traynor was scorer in chief for the Derg with his highest tally of the year so far of 2-6. Mark Corry landed six points for his team while Darren Traynor (0-3) and Matty Mc Menamin (1-0) were also on target for the winners. On what was a disappointing evening for the men from The Hill they only managed two points in the first half with Mickey Robinson and Ronnie O”Neill getting the scores. Things improved slightly in the second half for Derrytresk with Mickey Robinson, O’Neill, Shea Tennyson, Paudie Bell and Aidan Gavin scoring points. However the Derg were never troubled and eased to a 3-17 to 0-8 win.
High flying Eskra continued on their winning ways with a convincing 2-17 to 1-9 win over neighbours Fintona. An early first half goal from Peter Hughes helped Eskra reach the break leading by four points 1-8 to 0-7. Hughes finished the game with 1-6 to his name while Cathal Meegan accounted for 1-2 of his team’s total. Joe Mc Carroll (4), Aaron Kelly (3) and Niall Marlowe were also among the points for Eskra.
Johnny Lafferty led the line for Urney as they saw off Killyman with a convincing 2-17 to 0-8 win. Top scorer Lafferty hit seven points of his side’s total on a day when at one stage they led 1-13 to 0-4. Jake Lafferty and Colin Campbell both hit 1-1 while Jamie Mc Aleer (2) and Aidan Lynch (2) were also on target. Eamon Donnelly top scored with three points for Killyman while Sean Donnelly, Ronan Mc Veigh, Luke Roche, Gary Hamill and Emmett Meehan all contributed a point apiece.