Division 3 – St Michael’s 0-10 Lissummon 0-8
Newtown edged out Lissummon by two points on Friday evening to join Derrynoose at the top of the Division Three table.
The league leaders Derrynoose have a game in hand. They take on An Port Mor on Sunday for a chance to go two clear at the top once again.
But for now, Seamus O’Callaghan’s men are right beside them, both on 17 points at the top of the leader board.
Lissummon are also going well at the top end of the table and sit just four points behind the table toppers.
The sides were fairly close the whole way throughout the game and not much separated them by the final whistle.
Lissummon were left to rue a missed opportunity in the first half by missing a penalty. Gerard Watters pulled off a brilliant save for the home side.
The teams couldn’t be separated at the halfway stage of the game. The sides headed into the break at 0-7 apiece.
Newtown pushed on that wee bit more in the second half to come away with the maximum points on offer.
Elsewhere in Division Three, Eire Og got back to winning ways with a narrow one-point win over Dorsey.
Dorsey grabbed the only goal of the game, but it wasn’t enough to get something out of it. The Craigavon men who 0-14 to 1-10 away from home.
Thomas Davis got their fourth win of the season when they travelled to Mullabrack on Friday evening.
A goal from the Corrinshego men put them in the driving seat and the visiting team eventually saw out a 1-11 to 0-9 victory.
O’Hanlon’s remain at the bottom of the Division Three table have suffered another defeat at the weekend.
One of the main title contenders Middletown fired three goals home to win 3-20 to 1-11 in the end.