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Minor League Wrap Up
The latest round of minor league fixtures took place on Tuesday night although there were a number of games postponed owing to Holy Trinity playing in the All Ireland Vocational Schools final this Saturday. Dromore gained their first win of the campaign when they defeated Newtownstewart at home, 2-14 to 1-9 the final scoreline. Peter Teague [1-4], Aaron Devine [1-1], Declan McNulty [0-3], Joe McCusker [0-2], Ciaran McCormack [0-2], Aidan McGrath [0-1] and Ronan Slevin [0-1] got their scores.
Moy edged past Killeeshil 1-5 to 0-7 with Chris O’Neill getting their goal and Mark McConville , Niall McConville , Declan Conroy  and Ryan Coleman  their points on a night when Conor McCourt, Joe McMahon and Patrick Mackle all played well for the winners. Dungannon defeated Moortown 4-7 to 1-13 with Christopher McGuigan, Connell McVey and James Devlin playing well for the St.Malachys. Glenelly beat Clann na Gael 3-9 to 2-8 with Cathal O’Neill [1-4], Eamon McConnell [1-1], Shayne Devine [1-0], Barry McConnell , Brian McConnell , Conal Furey  and Cahir McCullagh  getting their scores on a night when keeper Peter McCullagh, defenders Kevin McBride and Shane Conway, midfielder Eamon McConnell and attacker Cathal O’Neill played well for them.
Owen Roes travelled to Cappagh and came away with a hard earned one point win. Owen Roes led 1-7 to 1-3 at the break with Martin O’Neill getting their goal and Cathal McShane , Jack Boggs and Charles O’Doherty supplying points. Cappagh hit back in the second half but great defending from Michael Dooher, Connor Donaghey and Oliver Gallagher helped keep their opponents at bay. Owen Roes spurned a number of chances but efforts from McShane and Boggs saw them hang on for the win.
There was an extraordinary game tonight between Trillick and Gael Naomh Padraig with the St.Macartans prevailing. The winners led by seventeen points at halftime and it finished 6-15 to 7-10. Lee Brennan hit an impressive 5-6 for the winners with Daire Gallagher 1-2, Stephen O’Donnell 0-4, Peter Gallagher 0-2 and Sean Kelly 0-1 their other scorers on the night. Ciaran Treanor scored 3-1 for the Clogher/Augher combination with Mark McConnell 2-3, Paul McGirr 0-2, Michael McCaughey 1-1, Conor Shields 0-2 and Oran McGinn 0-1 their other marksmen on the night.
Aghyaran travelled to Gortin this evening and came away with a very convincing 4-19 to 2-9 win. The visitors dominated from start to finish and played some fine attacking football throughout. They had built up a seventeen point lead by the break leading 2-14 to 0-3 and despite conceding 2-6 in the second half they won comfortably 4-19 to 2-9. Among their scorers this evening in a game where the whole team played well were Ronan Mc Hugh (1-5),Brian Penrose (1-4), Oisin Mc Hugh1-1 and Cahir Moss 0-4 while Chrissy Mc Clean hit 2-4 of Gortin’s total.
Loughmacrory got the better of their parish rivals Carrickmore tonight as they emerged one point winners at home. In a game that crackled and bristled throughout the real excitement came in added time at the end of the second half when Carrickmore scrambled a goal to take the lead before they were reduced to fourteen men as the game neared the end. The resultant free was floated into the Carrickmore goal and in the ensuing drama a penalty was awarded to Loughmacrory which was converted by star man on the night Pauric Meenan. This late late score gave the Loch a hard earned one point win.
Galbally returned to winning ways this evening when they defeated Greencastle comfortably at home 4-19 to 0-5. Enda Mc Garrity and Ciaran Corrigan hit a brace of goals each while Mark Quinn, John Hanna, Conor Kelly, Peter Quinn and Patrick Quinn were all on target with points for the winners.