Killyclogher A had a very convincing win this afternoon over Errigal Ciaran at Ballinamullen. The home outfit started really well with Gerard Duddy and Matthew Mc Aleer causing numerous problems for the Errigal defence. Killyclogher led at half time 6-8 to a point and although they did not manage to maintain their rate of scoring they finished up winning 8-19 to 0-2. Scorers for the winners were Matthew Mc Aleer (4-6) Gerard Duddy (2-4) Cian Mallon (2-2) Ben Armstrong (0-3) and a point each from Jordan Barton, Sean Mc Aleer, Nathan Donnelly and Dan Meegan.
The Killyclogher B team also had a fine win away to Urney on a scoreline of Urney 2-13 Killyclogher 6-10. This was a very competitive and hard fought game throughout but Killyclogher’s ability to take their scores proved crucial in the end. Goalkeeper Jack Mc Namee had another fine game for the winners while Ronan Quinn, Odhran Potter, Ruairi Winters,PT Cunningham and Paul Kelly also produced fine performances. Scorers for Killyclogher were PT Cunningham 3-4, Michael Bowes, Matthew Murnaghan, Conor Mc Nelis 1-0 each, Paul Kelly 0-4 and Ronan Quinn 0-2. Gavin Elliot scored a penalty for Urney as well as four points, Malachy McCrea hit 1-4 as well, Sean Maxwell got a goal while Darryl Maxwell also played well for the St.Columbas.
Glenelly experienced defeat for the first time when they lost a high scoring thriller to Aghyaran. The young St.Davogs led 2-8 to 1-3 at half time with Kevin McBride getting all three of Glenelly’s points and Eamonn McConnell bagging their goal. Glenelly started the second half strongly with McConnell scoring two goals to cut the deficit to two points but that was as good as it got for them despite another two goals from McConnell and one from Seamus Bradley. Best for Glenelly on the day were Michael McMullan, Fergus O’Neill and Dylan McManus in defence, the main scoring threat came from midfield duo Seamus Bradley and Eamonn McConnell with Kevin McBride the pick of the forwards. Aghyaran’s main scorers on the day were Conor Logue with 9 points, Shane Dolan 2-1, Gerard Carlin 1-4 while Ciaran Mc Glinchey, Cahir Moss and Tommy Dolan all played well for the Saint Davog’s.
Greencastle played host to Owen Roes with Francis Michael McKenna and Shane McGuigan leading the way in the scoring stakes for the St.Patricks but the visitors triumphed 6-21 to 3-5. Owen Roes as a team were excellent and every player played their part in this fine win. Their scorers on the day were Ryan Mc Aleer 1-4, Cathal Kelly 0-3, Sean Kelly 2-3, Kevin Cairns 1-5, Michael Dooher 2-4, and Aarron Mc Gonagle and Philip Haughey 0-1 each. Castlederg took on neighbours Strabane and they were well beaten despite good performances from Nico Savanious and Dylan McSorley in defence and Shane Carlin and Darren Traynor up front. Dromore maintained their unbeaten record in grade one but they were pushed all the way with the final score reading 5-9 to 5-7, Ruairi Gallagher , Sean Bradley  and Declan McNulty the St.Dympnas goal scorers on a day when Gavin Teague and Mark McGread played well for them.Eglish gave the home side a real run for their money however and the two point gap at the end was due to hard work for sixty minutes. Scorers for Eglish were Kevin Muldoon 0-1, Matt Mc Gleenan 1-1, Cormac Byrne 0-1, Mark Donnelly 2-2 and Cathal Mc Gready 2-1.Galbally are another side who are still unbeaten but they too were pushed to the wire away to Clonoe before winning 3-10 to 5-2 with John Hanna, Mark Quinn, Daniel Kerr and Patrick Quinn among their scorers. Sean Cullen, Ryan Morrow and Caoimhim Donnelly got the O’Rahilly goals with Aaron Devlin their best player on the day.
Newtownstewart were in fine form against Loughmacrory as they picked up their second win of the campaign. Conor Traynor top scored for the St.Eugenes with 3-4 and there were other major scoring contributions from Owen Bradley [2-1], Stephen Patton [0-5] and Michael Coreless [2-2]. Ryan Curran, Rory Curran and Cathair Gallagher got the Loughmacrory goals on a day when Cathair Curran, Conal Grimes and Mickey Rafferty played well for them. Omagh took on Carrickmore but the St.Endas lost out on a 2-9 to 1-10 score line. Nathan Conway got Omagh’s goal with Caolan Gillespie, Brendan McGrath and Diarmuid O’Doherty getting points while Caolan Moss and David Gormley played well in defence. Carricmore’s goals came from Mark Fox and Ciaran Daly while Conor Loughran, Peadar Daly and Aidan Fullerton were among the point scorers for the home team. Other players to perform well for Carmen were Tiernan Murray,Ronan Mc Cay and Loughran O’Donnell.
Donaghmore played Gael Naomh Padraig and they turned in a fine performance to win on a day when all of their forwards scored. Sean McCaul hit 3-4, Brandon Molloy scored 2-1, Dylan McKay got a goal and a couple of points while R Daly scored a trio of points as well. Eoin Kavanagh was also to the fore with four or five points, Ryan Cush got a goal and Caolan Mulgrew got his name on the score sheet as well.
Cookstown took on Derrylaughan and after an entertaining encounter it finished all square 6-4 to 2-16.R Bradley [2-1], D Coyle [1-2], N Teague [1-1], D Teague [1-0] and M Megarry [1-0] were the Father Rocks’ marksmen. Cookstown were well in front at half time but the Kevin Barrys hit back to take a deserved share off the spoils. Best for Derrylaughan were Tomas Carney, who hit 1-10, Shay Gordon [1-3], Shane Crew, Pat James Donnelly, Caolan Corr, Gavin Corr and Brian Kennedy.
Trillick made the long run to Clan na Gael and edged a very competitive game between two very evenly matched teams by five points on a score line of 5-10 to 5-5. The stand out players for the Reds on the day were Paul Farry, Niall Mc Ginn, Conall Mc Cann, Tiernan Allen, Joe Worley and an outstanding midfield display from Ryan Gray.
Ardboe lost heavily in their parish derby to Moortown on a scoreline of 1-11 to 8-9. This is a very talented Moortown side and they showed it on Saturday with a fine all round performance that saw them overcome their great rivals easily in the end. Ardboe to their credit battled to the end with good performances from David Mulgrew 1-8, Patrick Brown and Manus Teague. Stewartstown were at home to Aghaloo but despite goals from Dylan McElhatton and Shea Burke and good performances from Tony O’Donnell, Connor Lowe and Gerard O’Neill they lost out