Armagh Club Hurling Match Reports – Round Two

Division 1

Derrynoose picked up their first victory of the season following on from their opening day draw against Middletown.

Cuchulainns on the other hand suffered their second defeat of the league campaign, with one point separating these sides after 60 minutes of action.

Two Davy McCreesh goals proved the difference in the end as the home side shaded a 2-8 to 0-13 win.

Middletown also earned their first win when they travelled to Lurgan on Tuesday to take on Sean Treacy’s.

Five points was the difference at the interval before Middletown stretched their lead to seven by the midway point of the second half.

The margin reached nine when the final whistle sounded, with the winners heading home happy with a 1-23 to 2-11 victory.

Division 2

Cuchulainns IIs edged a thriller against Killeavy in Division Two, with six goals being evenly split between the teams.

The home side held a three-point lead by the time the referee called for the ball, earning a hard-fought 3-16 to 3-13 win.

St Malachy’s Hurling Club suffered their second defeat of the campaign with Craobh Rua coming through their round two clash.

Nine points was the difference at the break with the away side hitting three first half goals to build up a 3-7 to 0-7 lead.

Two more green flags in the second period opened up a further gap as Craobh Rua saw off their opponents 5-16 to 1-12.

Football Junior League

Clady and Newtown clashed on Tuesday evening in the only football fixture taking place at the time.

Clady were the hosts and just edged through by the minimum of margins to see out a close encounter, 1-10 to 0-12.

Gerard Grimley was the hero as he smashed home a goal from the spot, having missed a penalty earlier in the game, to pick up maximum points for his side.