Intermediate Championship top scorers

Eddie Mallon and Sean McCreesh are the top scorers in the Intermediate Championship after the opening weekend.

Both claimed personal hauls of 0-9. Their accuracy from free kicks helping them reach the top of the scoring charts.

Tullysaran saw off Crossmaglen IIs on Friday night and Mallon was the main score getter in the forward line.

The ace attacker finished with a superb tally of 0-9, with 0-6 of that final score coming from open play.

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Sean McCreesh nailed the equaliser for Belleek against Forkhill to keep them in the fight for the championship.

The game ended all square, after extra time, and McCreesh was the one who claimed the final score of the game.

Across the whole game, the Belleek sharpshooter also recorded 0-9, with 0-7 of that score coming by way of frees.

Gavin Conlon finished just one point behind his teammate Mallon, with the pair claiming 0-17 of Tullysaran’s 1-19.

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Conlon was at his accurate best against the Rangers, claiming 0-8 and hit half of that total from the dead ball.

Ruairi O’Brien of Shane O’Neill’s also claimed eight points over the weekend, despite only coming on as a second half substitute.

O’Brien’s two quickfire goals ensured the Camlough men’s passage into the last eight as they overcame Whitecross on Saturday.

The youngster also added on two points to his individual haul and finished the game as top scorer with 2-2.

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In the second game played in Crossmaglen on Saturday, Dara Quinn led the way for Culloville against Keady.

Quinn has been one of the go-to dangermen for the Blues all throughout the league and showed why last weekend.

The youngster nailed 0-4 in the first half and was Culloville’s only scorer in the second, finishing with 0-7 (5f).

Jack Rafferty also hit seven points although he ended up on the losing side for Ballyhegan, who crashed out of the championship at the hands of Collegeland.

Rafferty hit two goals for Joe Feeney’s men and ended the match with 2-1 to his name.

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