In grade one Pomeroy, Coalisland, Dromore and Galbally all advanced to the last eight at the expense of Stewartstown, Carrickmore, Eglish and Cappagh respectively. Cormac O’Hagan, Gerard Woods, Sean Corr, Gerard Quinn, Shea Oliver and Eoghan Hampsey all scored for the Fianna with Hampsey, Quinn and Conal Lyons among their best players on the day. Conor Loughran and Charles McDonagh got the Carrickmore goals with Aidan Fullerton among their points on a day when they had good performances from keeper Ciaran Grugan and full back Oisin McElroy. Conor Kelly, Patrick Quinn and Ronan Nugent got the Galbally goals in a comfortable win at Cappagh, Ryan Bradley and Matthew Donnelly with the hosts’ majors. Ciaran McCormack [1-3], Joe McCusker [1-3], Declan McNulty [2-2] and Oran Sludden [2-0] were among the St.Dympnas scorers in their emphatic win over Eglish with Cahir McGovern and Malachy McLaughlin playing well in defence for them.
Newtownstewart advanced to the next round of the grade two U16 championship when they defeated Trillick 1-15 to 2-7 on Thursday night. Aidan McSorley top scored for the winners with eight points, Daryl McGuigan got their goal with Tiernan McNamee , Michael Coreless, Shane Ashenhurst, Pearce McSorley and Patrick Hargan on target as well. Danny McCaughey and James Maguire got the St.Macartans goals with Lee Brennan, Peter Gallagher, Kealan Kelly and Ryan Grey scoring points on a night when Stefan Allen was outstanding in defence on his return after a extended absence. Aidan Clarke scored 3-3, Gavin Slane hit 1-8 and Mel McCullagh also found the net as Greencastle emerged comfortable winners over Donaghmore on a day when Francie McKenna, Dermot McAleer and Seamus Warnock all played well for the winners.
Moortown remain unbeaten this season after an emphatic win away to Loughmacrory. Connel McVey [1-4], Shane McKeown [2-2], Jack McGuigan [1-2] and Jamie McCullagh [1-0] led the way in the scoring stakes for the St.Malachys with Shaun Conway, Daniel Quinn and Conor McLernon all supplying points as well. Cathal Donaghy scored 1-2 for Loughmacrory and along with Peadar Kelly and Diarmuid Grimes were the home side’s best players on the day. Rock lost out to Omagh “B” in a cracking encounter at Healy Park, 6-9 to 3-12 the final score line. Oran Devlin hit 2-5 for Rock with Martin Corrigan , Shea Litter [1-1] and Padraig Ward their other scorers.