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Live Updates From Power NI Senior Football and Hurling Championships.

Saturday 18.08.2012
Team Talk Mag

At Healy Park Eire Og also finish strongly to see off Naomh Colm Cille in the semi final of the senior hurling championship. A late goal from John Paul Begley ensured the champions were easy winners. Aidan Kelly (0-6) and John Kerr (0-7) accounted for thirteen of their side’s points. Final score Eire Og 2-16, Naomh Colm Cille 2-5.

Errigal finish strongly to win by six with scores from Brian Horisk, Caolan Tierney and Darren Canavan to ease them through to the quarter finals. Colm Campbell added a ninth point for Moortown but in spite of their gallant efforts they were a well beaten side. Final score Errigal Ciaran 0-15, Moortown 0-09.

With twelve minutes to go at Coalisland Errigal lead 0-12 to 0-8. Points from Peter Harte and Darren Canavan made it 0-12 to 0-6 but Damien Crozier and Ryan Kelly hit points for Moortown to keep them in the game.

With seventeen minutes gone Eire Og concede another fairly soft goal but they are still comfortably ahead 1-14 to 2-4. Rory O’Neill scores the goal.

In the hurling Aidan Kelly sends over a couple of great scores to keep Eire Og eight points ahead with eight second half minutes played. Eire Og 1-12, Naomh Colm Cille 1-4.

Errigal moved four ahead courtesy of Enda Mc Ginley before Ryan Kelly reduced it to three points 0-9 to 0-6. With ten minutes of the second half gone a Darren Canavan point restores Errigal’s four point lead 0-10 to 0-06.

Second half just on at Coalisland and a Tommy Canavan free puts his side three in front.

It is half time at Omagh as well and a Shea Mc Kiver goal has reduced the deficit to six points but Eire Og look the better balanced side with John Kerr (0-3) and Aidan Kelly (0-2) on target for their side.

Eire Og are much the stronger side in the hurling and with twenty five minutes on the clock they are nine points to the good leading 1-07 to 0-1 and seem poised to make it an Eire Og v Eoghan Ruadh Senior County Hurling Final.

It is half time and a free from Ryan Kelly has reduced the deficit to two points but Errigal will be hoping for better in the second half despite leading 0-7 to 0-5 at the break.

Meanwhile at Healy Park with ten minutes until the break Eire Og lead 1-4 to 0-1.

The favourites are beginning to get a bit of a grip on the game now and have extended their lead to three points with half time rapidly approaching. Points from Enda Mc Ginley and Darren Canavan make it 0-7 to 0-4.

Tommy Canavan with another free puts Errigal one point up and with eight minutes to go until the break it is Errigal 0-5, Moortown 0-4.

Eleven minutes into the Hurling semi final and a Brian Mc Gurk goal puts Eire Og 1-1 to no score in front with both sides having hit four wides apiece.

Moortown are certainly not overawed by the opposition. Ryan Kelly put them a point ahead before Tommy Canavan levelled the game at 0-4 apiece with a converted free. With seventeen minutes played it is all square.

It is twelve minutes gone and the sides are still level, 0-3 apiece with Moortown’s scores coming from Paudraic O’Hagan and Peter Devlin while Brian Horisk and Ronan Mc Rory were on target for Errigal.

Five minutes into the game and Errigal draw first blood with a pointed free from Darren Canavan but Moortown respond well and draw level from play through Paudraic O’Hagan. O-1 apiece. For those of you interested in the hurling Shamrocks enjoyed an easy victory over Cappagh 2-16 to 0-05 in the semi final of the junior hurling championship at Healy Park earlier this evening.

Moortown: T Quinn, D Hanna, PJ Quinn, M Devlin, D Crozier, P Crozier, D Quinn, J O’Hagan, A Devlin, P Quinn, P O’Hagan, P Devlin, R Devlin, P Muldoon, R Kelly.

Errigal : J Devine, A Mc Crory, M Mc Rory, C Quinn, M Mc Cann, P Harte, D Harte, C Mc Ginley, E Mc Ginley, Ciaran Mc Ginley, T Canavan, N Mc Garvey, D Canavan, B Horisk, R Mc Rory.

The focus this afternoon turns back to the Power NI senior championship and the double header at Coalisland. Derrylaughan will take on Edendork with Errigal Ciaran facing Moortown. We will bring you live updates from both games as they happen. So if you cannot get along to the games this evening you can follow the games and all the action right here on

Derrylaughan Line out as follows: James Kennedy, Mark Robinson, Malachy Quinn, Colm O’Hagan, Sean Robinson, Martin Mc Stravog, Seamus Mc Cann, John Taggart, Shea Coney, Liam Girvan, Fergal Mc Aliskey, Conor Mc Cabe, Ciaran Quinn, Ciaran Girvan, Stephen Mc Grath.

Edendork line out as follows: Mark Mc Reynolds, Rhyss Murtagh, Donal Maneely, Tommy Lowe, Conor Mallon, Joe Mc Guckin, Christopher Coulter, Peter Mallon, Harry Og Conlon, Stephen Girvan, John Mc Guckin, Brian Og O’Rourke, Darren Mc Curry, Brian Mc Guckin, Karl Mc Guckin.

Five minutes gone in the game and Derrylaughan lead 0-2 to 0-1. Fergal Mc Aliskey and Stephen Mc Grath points for the Barrys with John Mc Guckin on target for Edendork.

Fourteen minutes in and Derrylaughan now lead by two 0-5 to 0-3 although there is some dispute about the validity of point number three for Edendork. Ciaran Girvan scored the point of the game so far for the Barrys with their other scores coming from Ciaran Quinn and Shea Coney. County man Darren Mc Curry the Edendork scorer with one each from play and a free.

With twenty four minutes on the clock Derrylaughan now lead by two 0-6 to 0-4. The Barrys corner back Mark Robinson made it 0-6 to 0-3 before substitute Niall Morgan landed a monster free for Edendork to close the gap to two points. It’s a close and very entertaining game so far.

It is half time at Coalisland and Derrylaughan lead 1-7 to 0-5. Young Ciaran Quinn hit the net with a fabulous goal on twenty six minutes after leaving three Edendork defenders standing. Niall Morgan with the outside of his foot pointed for Edendork before Fergal Mc Alsikey hit the final point of the half for Derrylaughan to leave them five ahead at the break.

Meanwhile at Healy Park Seamroga lead Cappagh Gaels 0-07 to 0-02 in the semi final of the junior hurling championship.

We are back under way at Coalisland and the teams have exchanged points. Frees from Shea Coney for Derrylaughan and Darren Mc Curry for Edendork leave the score line 1-8 to 0-6 in favour of Derrylaughan with two minutes of the second half played.

With almost nine minutes of the second half played it is all happening at Coalisland. Fergal Mc Aliskey converted a fifth minute penalty after he himself had been fouled to put his team eight points ahead. However a Brian Mc Guckin point gave Edendork some hope and after Derrylaughan goalkeeper James Kennedy was adjudged to have held onto the ball for too long Niall Morgan’s quick thinking saw him finish the ball to the back of the net to leave the score 2-8 to 1-7 in favour of Derrylaughan.

With fifteen minutes remaining it is very evenly balanced. Edendork get the rub of the green with a fortunate goal from David Toner but it is the contribution of sub Niall Morgan (1-3) that has changed the game. Derrylaughan are narrowly ahead 2-9 to 2-8 but the momentum is very much with Edendork.

Darren Mc Curry draws the sides level with a sublime score but Derrylaughan showed all their fighting spirit and broke from the halfway line. Ciaran Girvan took possession and beat four men before finishing low to the left and to the net. The same player then put an exquisite pass through to Ciaran Quinn for him to put four points between the sides. Edendork have been reduced to fourteen men following a straight red card for goal scorer Daniel Toner. Derrylaughan lead 3-10 to 2-9.

Heading into injury time and James Kennedy makes an outstanding save from Darren Mc Curry to keep his side three points ahead. Mc Curry and Morgan had reduced the lead to two points before Liam Gervin put Derrylaughan three ahead again.

Brian Mc Guckin with a free reduces the gap to two but time runs out on Edendork and it finishes 3-11 to 2-12 in favour of Derrylaughan. The Barrys have come out on top in a very exciting Power NI senior Championship first round game.



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