Drumragh maintained their fine run of form with a 1-13 to 0-9 win over Brocagh on Saturday. Drumragh were in control from early on and led at the break 0-6 to 0-3. Shane Devine top scored for the Sarsfields with 0-5 while Tommy Mullin accounted for 1-1 of his team’s total. Martin Taggart, Gareth Haughey, Alex Mc Glinchey and Kevin Marron were also among the points. Mickey Hughes led the way in scoring for the Emmetts with 0-3 while Barry Donnelly (2) and Michael Robinson (2) were also on target.
League winners Eskra won again as they saw off the challenge of Brackaville on a 3-15 to 0-11 score line. An early Johnny Hackett goal in the first half helped them reach the break 1-6 to 0-4 ahead with Joe Mc Carroll, Cathal Meegan and Peter Hughes all on target. Hackett netted again in the second half as did Peter Hughes while Conor Stock, Shea Fee, Dale Mc Sorley, Jason O’Neill and Tiernan Mc Glinchey were among the points for Brackaville.
Urney made the short journey to Drumquin and warmed up for the championship with a four point win. Johnny Lafferty (7), Jamie Mc Aleer (3) and James Mc Menamin (3) were on target for the winners. Sean Mc Donagh led the scoring for Drumquin with 0-3 while Cormac Rodgers (2), Eoin Skelton, Barry Gormley, Matty Mc Dermott and Stephen Gormley all added a point apiece to the team’s tally.
Errigal Thirds got the better of Castlederg winning 1-12 to 0-10. Niall Quinn got their goal while Cahir Tierney, Emmett Hackett and Caolan Tierney shared nine points between them.
Fintona produced a solid display to get the better of Derrytresk winning 0-12 to 0-11. The Pearses trailed by one at the break 0-6 to 0-7 but three Pauric Kelly points helped swing the result in their favour. Niall Mellon (1), Pauric Kelly (6), Tiernan Donnelly (4) and Connor Mc Goldrick were on target for Fintona.
Cookstown are hitting form at just the right time with the championship just around the corner. The Fr Rocks played with confidence and composure against the Fianna scoring 5-17 in total. Sean Mc Laughlin was scorer in chief with 2-3 while Peter Mc Gurk (1-4) and Eoghan Donnelly (1-3) also looked sharp. Matthew Carberry hit 0-4 for the winners with Nathan Connolly (1-0), Marty Murray (0-2) and Ryan Pickering also getting among the scorers.