Drumragh have maintained their good start to the season with another win on the road, this time away to Cookstown. Tommy Murphy was scorer in chief with 1-5 while Shane Cleary landed 0-4 for his team. The Drumragh goal came inside the final two minutes and helped seal the win for the Sarsfields. Cookstown will be disappointed not to have built on their fine win last week but having to play most of the game with only fourteen players did not help their cause. Oisin Mc Guire got the Fr Rocks goal while Matthew Carberry (2), Sean Mc Laughlin, Peter Mc Gurk (2), Colm Bell and Ryan Pickering were among the points. Final score, 1-13 to 1-11 for Drumragh.
Glenelly returned to winning ways with a home victory over an under strength Killyman side that lost key man Enda Mc Gahan early in the game. Barry Mc Connell (2-1), Ronan O’Kane (1-3), Seamus Harkin (0-5) and Cathal O’Neill (0-2) were on target for the North Tyrone side while Enda Mc Gahan (0-3), Cathal Mc Gahan (0-2), Eamon Donnelly (2) and Ronan Mc Veigh did the scoring for Killyman.
Drumquin and Brocagh served up a six goal thriller which saw the loughshore men come from behind to win. Mattie Mc Dermott, Liam Patterson and Stevie Gormley bagged first half goals to put the Wolfe Tones in a strong position at the break leading 3-5 to 0-8. However Brocagh, led by Mickey Hughes, hit the net three times in the second half to take the points. Top scorer Hughes finished with 1-10 while Barry Donnelly and Michael Robinson scored the other two Brocagh goals. Final score saw Drumquin lose 3-15 to 3-11.
Eskra produced a fine team display to keep Johnny Lafferty under wraps and inflict defeat on Urney for the second week in a row. Jamie Mc Aleer hit 0-8 for the border men but they struggled for scores from elsewhere and paid the price for their lack of scoring threat on the night. As for Eskra, Peter Hughes (7) and Joe Mc Carroll (6) carried most of the scoring threat but the Emmetts were well worth their three point win.
Fintona made the long run to Brackaville but came away with a well earned win 2-13 to 1-11 win. In what was a fine team display the Pearses led at the break 1-4 to 0-5 with their goal coming from Conor Mc Gillion and Cathal Starrs and Aiden Donnelly getting points. Dale Mc Sorley (4), Tiernan Mc Glinchey (3), Sean Day (1-1) and Shea Fee were among the scores for the Roes. Fintona produced some of their best football in the second half with Mc Gillion hitting the net again and Pauric Kelly, Cathal Starrs, Conor Mc Golderick and Jared Brogan among the points.
CNG came from eight points down at half time (1-8 to 0-3) to defeat Errigal 3rds 1-12 to 1-11. A Damien Ball goal early in the second half helped CNG turn the game in their favour. Mickey O’Neill (2), Danny Ball (2) and Gareth Mc Dermott were among the points for the winners. Errigal will wonder just where things went wrong having been flying in the first half. Jody Farrell (1-2) and Aodhan Mc Cullough (0-2) were among the scorers for an improving Errigal side.