Division 2A & 2B Match Reports – Week Nine

Division 2A – Annaghmore 3-7 Tullysaran 1-13

Annaghmore and Tullysaran played out an entertaining draw in their Division 2A clash with Tullysaran on Friday.

Gavin Conlon fired over a late score to secure a draw after the home side raced ahead with two goals.

Tullysaran lead by three at the start through James Conlon, Mark McKeever and Gavin Conlon but Annaghmore replied with a Conor McCann major.

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The visitors went back in front through Eddie Mallon, Ciaran Mullen, McKeever and Eoin Daly. Tullysaran lead 0-8 to 1-2 at the halfway stage.

The second half was a scrappy affair as the sides exchanged scores, but Tullysaran pushed ahead again when David Doyle fisted to the net.

Two goals from Tomas McCormack and Oisin MacIomhair ensured a nervy finish for both sides.

But Tullysaran were strong enough to get something from the game and have Conlon’s late score to thank for a hard-earned point.

Whitecross 0-6 Shane O’Neill’s 0-10

Shane O’Neill’s edged a tight encounter on Friday against Whitecross, to sit joint third at the top of the table.

The sides swapped scores in the opening exchanges before the Camlough men got their noses ahead.

Two points in as many minutes put the home side in front but the Shane’s finished the stronger and lead 6-4 at the break.

Once again, the sides were evenly matched at the start of the second half, but a brace put the visitors four up.

Whitecross almost cut the deficit but for a brilliant Cormac Duffy save and one more point each brought the action to an end.

Wolfe Tones 1-11 St Peter’s 0-12

Wolfe Tones earned their third win of the league campaign as they edged past Lurgan rivals St Peter’s.

The home side trailed by five at the break but mounted a seriously impressive comeback in the second period.

Chris McCarron nailed the all important goal while Odhran Magee’s accuracy in front of the posts secured victory for the Tones.

The Division 2A table

Division 2B

Culloville 0-9 Belleek 0-10

Belleek edged the top of the table clash on Thursday evening, securing a one-point win in Culloville.

The hosts were boosted by the return of Niall Rowland but were minus the influence of talisman Colm Watters.

Belleek raced into an early 5-2 lead three on the trot from Culloville brought it back to level terms.

The visitors edged ahead with the last score of the opening period to hold a slender 6-5 lead at half time.

Culloville made it all square immediately but Belleek lead for the remainder of the game, going up 0-10 to 0-7 at one stage.

The home side fought back bravely with the last two points but couldn’t salvage something from the game.

Forkhill 1-4 Keady 1-10

The sides were evenly matched early on with a Cormac Toner score leaving it all square after 15 minutes.

Forkhill then shot ahead with a Darren King goal which had his side up 1-4 to 0-3 at the halfway mark.

Sean McCabe claimed a major early in the second half as Keady took control of the contest, hitting seven unanswered scores to pick up the two points on offer.

Elsewhere in Division 2B, a Paul O’Donnell goal handed Clonmore an important 1-13 to 1-10 win over Collegeland.

Tir na nOg picked up their 6th win of the campaign on the road when they downed Crossmaglen IIs 2-11 to 0-9.

The Division 2B table