Armagh LGFA Match Reports

Division One

Clann Eireann shot to the top of the table as they continued their winning streak on Saturday evening.

They stretched their unbeaten run to five games as they saw off Grange at home in a goal-fest.

Goals win games and the Lurgan side rattled the net ten times to win by 15 in the end.

Grange knew where the posts were as well and troubled the hosts, but Clann Eireann were well ahead at the finish, 10-9 to 5-9.

Armagh Harps triumphed at the weekend when they hosted Crossmaglen for their round nine clash.

The 5-7 to 1-11 win leaves the Harps in third position while Crossmaglen remain second from bottom, just above Dromahill.

Division Two

Ballyhegan 6-14 Granemore 4-8

Ballyhegan and Granemore played out an exciting affair on Saturday evening. The hosts gave a superior second half display to earn the three points on offer.

Granemore held the upper hand in the second period, with Corinna Doyle hitting a first half hattrick.

Millie Lavery raised a green flag for Granemore inside the opening three minutes. Ballyhegan shot back with a goal of their own, a palmed effort by Aisling McGrane.

Kate McCormack’s point in the 23rd minute levelled the game 1-4 apiece, but Granemore once again nudged ahead.

Doyle slotted home a penalty she earned herself and rattled the net three times in five minutes to put Granemore seven ahead.

Caitlin McCormack narrowed the margin with Ballyhegan’s second major. Two Edel Hagney points were split by Nuala McKeever before the break. Granemore up 4-6 to 2-7.

Blaithnaid Hendron and Aileen Doyle swapped scores after the restart before McKeever hit Ballyhegan’s third goal.

The home side got their noses in front with a Catherine McGrane goal following a superb Lauren O’Gorman turnover in defence.

Ballyhegan didn’t look back and two goals from Alana Stewart fired her side nine points ahead.

Hagney broke up the scoring sequence, but it was all Ballyhegan in the second period. Four unanswered scores had the home side ahead by 12 points at full time.

Killeavy were victorious in the top of the table clash at the weekend when they beat visitors Silverbridge.

Both teams continued their fine goalscoring form, but it was Killeavy who held the upper hand, winning 4-10 to 5-6.

Mullaghbawn impressively saw off Lissummon, to tie with Silverbridge on 13 points and now sit third in the table.

They won 5-27 to 3-4 away from home and Lissummon remain rooted to the foot of the division.

Division Four

Tir na nOg powered to another big win in division four and pulled three points clear at the top of the table.

They welcomed Clonmore to Portadown on Saturday evening and were 8-20 to 5-6 better off by the final whistle.

St Peter’s lead the chasing pack and they picked up their seventh win of the campaign at the weekend.

The Lurgan side hosted Keady and dominated from start to finish, winning 3-19 to 1-6.

Pearse Ogs put up a huge scoreline when they defeated Wolfe Tones at home 5-18 to 2-8 to push into the top four.