Division 2A – Tullysaran 2-21 Wolfe Tones 2-10
The hosts played with a strong breeze at their backs and quickly scored two points from Gavin Conlon and veteran Ciaran O’Riordan.
The Tones hit back with a goal, but Tullysaran scored the next three points through Conlon and O’Riordan (2f).
Wolfe Tones pointed with a free, but Tullysaran were using the stiff breeze to their advantage and rattled off points at regular intervals.
Ciaran Mullen, Joe Fanthorpe, Matthew Kernan, Packie Comiskey, Conlon (2) and Eddie Mallon (2) had Tullysaran ahead 0-15 to 1-02 at the halfway point.
Now having to face the gale force wind, Tullysaran were quick off the mark when Mallon fired over the first point of the second half.
Two more Mallon points and one from Conlon stretched the lead but Tones hit back with two points from the dead ball.
The game was made safe for the hosts when Mallon fired the ball to the net for his sides first major.
Mark McKeever knocked over the next point but again the away side responded with a goal and two points to give them some hope.
That was short lived as Conlon converted a penalty kick almost on full time. Tones scored an injury time point but it was only consolation as Tullysaran ran out 11 points winners.
Shane O’Neill’s 2-13 Annaghmore 0-11
Two goals split by the half time whistle allowed Shane O’Neill’s two pick up another two points on Friday.
A converted penalty sent the home side ahead at the halfway break with two the difference. 1-7 to 0-8.
The Shane’s made a great start to the second period with two points in the opening minutes before raising their second green flag.
Both teams exchanged scores while Annaghmore hit a brace to close the gap. Shane O’Neill fired over three on the trot to confirm the victory.
Elsewhere St Paul’s earned a hard fought win over Whitecross, claiming the last two points of the game to see out a 0-16 to 1-11 victory.
Culloville 3-13 Collegeland 0-14
Culloville bounced back from their first defeat of the season to overcome Collegeland at home on Friday.
Goals win games and all the majors went in the way of the home side as they saw out a nine-point win.
Ryan Garvey, Taidgh O’Neill and Fergal Kieran all hit the net for Kieran Hatzer’s Blues while Dara Quinn top scored with 0-6.
Belleek remain at the top of the table due to their 11-9 victory over Keady while Cross IIs overcame Ballyhegan 2-8 to 1-6. Tir na nOg saw off Clonmore 1-12 to 1-8.