Eglish produced a good team performance to win away to Cookstown with impressive displays for the St.Patricks coming from Ryan Gildernew, Cian Byrne and Conan Daly. The visitors controlled the first half giving an exhibition of point taking from distance. Cookstown played a lot better in the second half with good displays coming from Oisin O’Gara, Flynn Neeson and Ryan Mulgrew.
Dungannon made the short trip to Donaghmore and they collected the points after a close and entertaining encounter. Donaghmore led by eight points at halftime thanks to goals from Dara O’Neill and Paudi McAshea. Dungannon though responded in the second half with goals from Jamie Neeson, Eoin Spence and a Thomas Slater penalty helping them to secure a 3-11 to 4-5 victory. Best for the Clarkes were Senan McCann and Oran McIntosh while Donaghmore had strong performances from Conor Dynes, Charlie Park and Jack McCann.
Loughmacrory played host to neighbours Carrickmore and they came out on top with the minimum to spare, 2-4 to 1-6. It was a contest that was dominated by both defences with Ciaran McCrystal and Lorcan Meenagh getting the vital goals for the home side.
Killyclogher turned on the style at home to neighbours Omagh to secure a comprehensive victory. The winners had strong displays from Christy McCrory, James Maguire, Fionn McNamee and Ronan Broderick in defence, Adam Dolan and Charlie Meenan in midfield while Tia O’Neill bagged three goals, Ronan Swift got one and Callum Baxter weighed in with a number of points.
Ardboe were 4-9 to 2-7 winners over Errigal Ciaran at Coney Park. Con McKeown and Brogan Devlin were among the goals for the Rossas with Conan Canavan and Finan Neill raising the green flags for the visitors.
Goals proved decisive as Galbally won the battle of two unbeaten sides against Clonoe at Pearse Park. Best for the winners were Paidi Hetherington, Ronan Ferguson and Kieran Mullin. The O’Rahillys had good displays from Feidhlim O’Hagan, Charlie Taggart and Jack O’Neill.
Edendork at the minimum to spare over Moy at Arthur Mallon Park in a cracking game of football. Arthur McKeever got a goal for Edendork in the first half but they still trailed at the break. Ronan Daly and Finn O’Connor both found the net for the St.Malachys in the second half while their keeper Patrick Harvey made two excellent saves. Man of the match Kori Halligan was superb in defence for Edendork with Senan McMullan, Eoghain McGeary, Charlie Coney and Tommy Donnelly all playing well too. With the contest level at 4-5 each O’Connor popped up with an injury time winning point for the hosts.
Eskra’s ability to get goals proved to be crucial as they accounted for Strabane on home soil. It was in the second half that Eskra got on top but it was a battling display from the Sigersons who can be proud of their efforts. Kalvin Diver (2), MJ Doherty and Keelan Bryson got the Strabane goals.
Urney emerged 2-6 to 1-3 winners at home to Naomh Eoghan. The sides were level at halftime with both keepers making good saves. Urney had good performances from Marcus McLaughlin, Brodie McIntyre and Caolan Elliot while Naomh Eoghan had strong performances from Cahir McKenna and Conor Doherty in midfield and Ben Devine in goals.
Carrickmore B beat Aghyaran by seven points in a competitive game which was nip and tuck up until the last ten minutes. Oliver Gluck hit 1-1 with Michael Loughran getting a goal that helped change the game. Aghyaran had good performances from Patrick Dolan and Eoghan O’Neill in defence, with their scores coming from Liam Connolly 1-1, Garbhan O’Donnell 0-2 and Patrick Dolan.