It was all square in Galbally at the break, Glenelly 0-4 Backaville 1-1. Cathal Nicholas grabbed all four of Glenelly’s points while Paddy Early scored the goal for Brackaville.
Brackaville pushed on after the break and took the lead through a Darren Hughes penalty. It was a lead that they didn’t lose. Ciaran Gervin added 0-3 for Brackaville who finished the game with 14 men following a Cahirr McGuinness sending off.
Glenelly were heavily reliant on Cathal Nicholas for their scores. Cathal finished with 0-6 scoring all but one of the scores. Sean Harkin added Glenelly’s only other point. Final Score Brackaville 2-6 Glenelly 0-7
The first game in Trillick was a little more one sided in the first half. Beragh lead 1-2 to 0-1 at the break against Dregish. Martin Rodgers scored 1-2 for the Red Knights while Peter McCrossan got the only score for Dregish.
Dregish poured on the pressure after the break but came up just short. Peter and Fergus McCrossan were outstading for Dregish throughout. A second half blitz of 5 points in a row for Beragh looked certain to have secured the win but a wonderful Barry Devenney goal put the result in doubt. Dregish closed the gap to just a point but Ryan O’Keefe scored Beragh’s last point to ease the Red Knights’ nerves.
Dregish had 15 wides and will be left to ponder on what could have been. Final Score Beragh 1-8 Dregish 1-6
Tattyreagh surprised a few by leading 1-4 to 0-6 after thirty minutes in Galbally. Leading scorer in Division 3 Stephen Donnelly scored 0-3 while Duncan Hyndman scored an excellent Tattyreagh goal.
Aghaloo produced a storming second half fight back to overcome Tattyreagh 1-11 to 2-6. A second Duncan Hyndman goal had Tattyreagh six points clear at one point but Stephen Donnelly and Kevin O’Gorman kept chipping away at the Tattyreagh lead and a goal from Gerard Mc Caughey levelled the scores. Stephen Donnelly clipped over another point to put Aghaloo through.
Errigal were 3-2 to 0-0 up against Owen Roes after only ten minutes. A goal from Niall McCarton and two goals from Emett Hackett eased Errigal ahead. They would add only one further point in the first half as Owen Roes got back into the game. A Ronan Parker goal followed by points from Brandan Boggs (0-3) and Conor McCay, Noel Mullen and Chris Kelly hauled Owen Roes back into the game. Owen Roes 1-6 Errigal Ciaran 3-3 at the break.
A fifth minute goal from Niall Campbell got Errigal Ciaran off to a great start in the second half. It was 13 minutes before Owen Roes got their only score of the half. By that point Errigal had added a couple of points through Damien McDermott and Michael Harte. The experienced Peter Loughran and Mark Harte scored further points before they wrapped it up with late goals through Damien McDermott and Justin McKenna finished the contest. Final Score – Errigal Ciaran 6-8 Owen Roes 1-7