Division 3A – Derrynoose 2-8 Eire Og 1-5
Derrynoose remain at the top of the Division 3A league table, five-points ahead of Friday’s opponents Eire Og.
On a bad evening for football weather wise Derrynoose started against the wind with a fine individual effort from David McCreesh followed up by a Pearse Lennon free.
Eire Og responded with a free of their own. The two-point lead was restored from the boot of McCreesh, who went on to stretch Derrynoose’s lead to three.
The visitors rallied and scored the last point of the half, with Derrynoose ahead 4-2 at half time.
The clouds cleared at half time and the game sprung into life. Eire Og, who had threatened in the first half, final got their breakthrough and levelled the game with a fine goal.
The hosts moved up the gears and began to press Eire Og. Patrick Quinn was taken down inside the square and was awarded a penalty.
McCreesh slotted home from the spot to restore their three-point lead. Eire Og did not give up and stormed down the field to reduce the deficit to two.
Conall McNally and Eire Og traded scores before the final blow came from Dylan Mone, off the bench to seal victory for Derrynoose with a silky goal ten minutes from time.
McCreesh and Fabio Moreira added late frees as Derrynoose remain unbeaten with four games remaining.
Dorsey and St Michael’s played out an even draw on Friday night, tied 1-9 to 2-6 at the full time whistle.
Eugene Casey netted for the hosts while Brian Caherty (penalty) and John Joe Powell raised green flags for Newtown.
An Port Mor edged past Thomas Davis is a six-goal thriller on Friday evening, to win by two in the end.
Mark Curran, Cormac Kieran and Mark Donnelly all rattled the net for the home side. The two teams currently sit at the top of the table.
A late Raymond Teggart goal secured maximum points for Killeavy IIs as they earned a hard fought two points over Mullabrack.
Shane O’Hanlon raised the green flag for Mullabrack, but the visitors couldn’t hold on for the win.
Clady overcame O’Hanlon’s with four the difference in the end. The final score reading O’Hanlon’s 0-12 Clady 2-10.