The third round of the U16 league took place at the weekend and once again there were some interesting results. Coalisland played host to Eglish in one of the top games and the Fianna emerged comfortable 3-14 to 2-7 winners with Cormac O’Hagan, Gerard Woods, Sean Corr, Conal Lyons and Eoghan Hampsey all playing well. In the same section Clonoe and Pomeroy recorded wins over Naomh Mhuire and Stewartstown respectively. Errigal Ciaran travelled to Killyclogher to play Cappagh and they came away with a 0-18 to 1-8 victory. Patrick O’Neill and Paudge McAnenly scored a dozen points between them with Eoin Kelly , Eoin McNelis , Padraig McGirr and Niall Molloy their other scorers on a day when they had good performances from Patrick O’Neill, Niall Kelly, McAnenly and Che O’Neill. Ryan Bradley got Cappagh’s goal with Joseph Herberger , Mattie McCloy , Declan McGinn , Gerard Duddy and Nathan Donnelly their other marksmen on a day when Bradley, Donnelly and Mattie McAleer played well for them.
Ardboe played host to Dungannon and the Rossas were on the right end of the final score line. David Mulgrew [1-4], Michael O’Neill [1-2], Aidan O’Neill [1-2], Nathan Bell , Caolan Mallaghan, Odhran Devlin and Callum McGuigan were their scorers with Paddy Sheehy, John Teague, Kevin Coney, Caolan Mallaghan, Michael O’Neill, Manus Teague and Odhran Devlin all playing well for them.
Strabane emerged comfortable winners in their derby meeting with Castlederg. The Sigersons led 1-8 to 0-4 at the break with McAuley and Gartland scoring three points each and Dylan Forbes also on target with K Morrison bagging their goal. Morrison and P Keyes exchanged goals on the restart before T McDermott hit 2-2 and substitute Shay Carlin scored 1-2 to put the Sigersons in control. Keyes scored another two goals but it was Strabane who took the spoils on a 5-15 to 3-7 score line. Best for Strabane were McAuley, Morrison, McElwee, McMullan, Gillespie and McDermott while Keyes, D McDaid, E Harpur and James Clarke all played well for the St.Eugenes.
Galbally played host to Omagh at Pearse Park and it was the home side who came out on top in a close encounter. Ronan Nugent scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot with Enda McGarrity, Mark Quinn and Ciaran Corrigan supplying points for the winners with Kris Lowe, Danny Mullan and Joe Colton on target for the visitors. Cookstown had an impressive win over Donaghmore. Aidan Doyle [3-4] and Dylan Coyle [1-7] were in fine scoring form for the Father Rocks with Mark Megarry [1-1], Sean Taggart [1-1], Pio Murray [1-0], Chris McNicholl , Dean Teague and Ronan Donnelly their other marksmen on the day.
Johnny Connolly top scored for Kildress with 1-5, Aidan McCallion got their other goal while Stephen Loughran , Dara McGuigan , Caolan Loughran , Darren O’Kane, Shane McNally, Ruairi Monaghan and Conor Quinn got their points as the Wolfe Tones defeated Loughmacrory 2-15 to 2-9. Tattyreagh were in fine scoring form as they beat Urney 4-13 to 1-11. Joe Cartin led the way in the scoring stakes for the winners with 2-3 to his name while James Darcy , Peadar Mullan [1-1], Sean Gilloway [1-1], Dillon McGinty  and TJ Richards  all getting their names on the score sheet as well.
Moortown maintained their perfect start to the season when they beat Moy 2-19 to 3-5 at the Loughshore. Jamie McCullagh and Shane McKeown got the St.Malachys goals on a day when they were best served by Eoin and Gerard Kelly in defence, James Devlin and Jack McGuigan in midfield and Conor McLernon and Daniel Quinn in attack. Ryan Coleman scored 2-1 for the visitors with Declan Conroy , Turlough Kelly [1-0] and Tom Loughran their other scorers with Chris O’Neill playing well too. Fintona and Gael Naomh Padraig played out a 2-9 each draw with Andrew McGrath [1-3], M Monaghan [1-2], C McGowan, I Maguire and Sonny McDonagh the other scorers for the Pearses.
Greencastle defeated Newtownstewart 1-15 to 1-10. Aidan Clarke [1-4], Gavin Slane , Shane McGuigan  and Mel McCullagh  were the St.Patricks scorers with Seamus Warnock, Gary Conway and Darragh McDermott playing well for them. Patrick Hargan [1-0], Aidan McSorley , Turlough McNamee , Pearse McSorley , Ciaran Duncan, Daryl McGuigan, Michael Coreless and Nevin McNamee were all on the score sheet for the St.Eugenes.