Errigal entertained neighbours and rivals Carrickmore. They began strongly with three early scores from Kelly McCaffrey before Carrickmore got their first score of the game. Aoife Horisk responded for Errigal shortly after. Maria Canavan got in on the act after fifteen minutes with a free as Errigal raced into a 6-1 lead. Further points from Elle McNamee and Cilodhna McElory increased the Errigal lead. This was followed up by an amazingly well taken goal by Aoife Horisk, before points from Maria Canavan and Eimear Corrigan left Errigal 1-9 0-4 in front at half time.
Weather conditions deteriorated with heavy rain but it did not stop Errigal as they got off to a flying with points from Aoife Horisk and Maria Canavan. Errigal led 1-12 0-05 after forty minutes. Carrickmore refused to give up and they added some fine scores from Sorcha Gormley, but it was Horisk who kept Errigal pushing on yet again with another free.
Between the 46-50th minutes Carrickmore scored two unanswered points. Once again Aoife Horisk converted a close ranged free to stretch the Errigal lead. Carrickmore needed a quick response and they got it with a Superb Sorcha Gormley run and finish to the back of the net. So with seven minutes remaining it was Errigal 1-14 Carrickmore 1-9 but Errigal managed to see the game out and remain unbeaten in the Senior Ladies league.
Moy travelled to Donaghmore and in spite of a committed performance came out second best against a determined home side. The Moy girls worked hard and despite some good saves by goalkeeper Patricia O’Neill, they couldn’t keep out the goals before half time going in 10 points down at the break 4-4 to 1-3. The second half saw a better performance from the Moy girls however Donaghmore proved too strong and went on to win comfortably 4-9 to 1-10.
Trillick and Sperrin Óg produced a high scoring entertaining game in spite of poor weather conditions with the Reds edging the outcome narrowly 3-12 to 4-8 having led at the break 2-9 to 3-3.
Fiona Owens , making her first start of the season accounted for 2-5 of the Trillick total while Cathleen Kelly (0-4), Mya Williamson (1-0) and Amy Mc Ginn (0-3) were all on target for their team. Sperrin Óg will be disappointed to have lost but will take confidence from the defensive display of Carla McCann and Niamh Clarke while Orla and Caoimhe Warnock were both strong driving into the Trillick defence throughout the game.
Macartans enjoyed a fairly comfortable 0-18 to 2-2 win over Cookstown in their league meeting. Cathy Donnelly top scored with eight points while Joline and Paula also made significant contributions to the scoring for Macs.
Moy welcomed Edendork on Sunday 30th July in what was Moy’s fourth match in ten days. Although it was Edendork who got onto the scoreboard first, Moy dominated early in this first half with all five forwards getting onto the scoreboard. In the wet conditions the Moy girls hit six scores unanswered before Edendork came back with four points of their own. This first half also saw the Moy girls hit the crossbar twice and were unlucky not to get a goal before going in at half time two points up 0-8 to 0-6.
In the second half Edendork came out strong going for goals early on, forcing Moy keeper Ciara O’Hanlon to make an excellent save. Moy then pushed ahead further with points from Lucy McAlary and Emma Conroy. Although Edendork come back with 2 points of their own, Moy’s Katie Comiskey found the back of the net to put Moy seven points ahead and looking in control.Emma Conroy then added to Moy’s lead with a nice long range point. However, Edendork weren’t going to let it all go Moy’s way and it was their turn to hit the back of the net twice with two unanswered goals. The Edendork girls then followed up with a further two points before the final whistle went to end the game in a draw Moy 1-13 v Edendork 2-10.
Drumragh travelled up to Galbally on Sunday and produced a fine team performance to come away with a big win on a score line of Drumragh 11-16 Galbally 0-1. Drumragh scorers: Beth Donaghy 5-11, Caoimhe McCarron 2-1, Rihanna Mullin 2-1, Aine McManus 1-2, Sorcha McKenna 1-1. This was a superb all round team performance from Drumragh with Beth Donaghy, Aine McManus and Caoimhe McCarron all in good scoring form. Coblaith McKenna, Sorcha McKenna and Julieanne Quinn controlled the game around midfield while Iona Mills, Shannon Starrs and Mia Gallagher had great games in defence.