Division 1A & 1B Match Reports – Week Nine

Division 1A – Ballymacnab 0-9 Mullaghbawn 1-12

Mullaghbawn earned a huge two-points at the bottom of the Division 1A league table when they overcame Ballymacnab.

An Eoghan McDonnell goal just before half time put the visitors ahead and they stormed to victory in the second half.

McDonnell opened the scoring, but his effort was matched by Ryan Watters while Gavin McParland and Eddie English traded scores.

Points from Finnen Maguire and Niall McKee put the Nab ahead before McDonnell rattled the net. A Watters added a free to see the score 0-5 to 1-3 at half time.

Ballymacnab levelled immediately through Maguire while Shea Loye and Pearse Hughes exchanged efforts.

Mullaghbawn went on to hit eight of the next ten scores to pull six-points clear by the time the full-time whistle sounded.

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Division 1A Round Up

Killeavy retained their spot at the top of the Division 1A league table with an away draw against Crossmaglen.

Caolan McConville netted for the visitors and the sides headed into the break all square, 0-6 to 1-3. The teams couldn’t be separated in the second half, drawing 0-10 to 1-7.

Armagh Harps and Madden also had to accept the share of the spoils as they played out a 1-11 apiece draw.

Niall Smith’s netted for the travelling side in the first half but they trailed 0-8 to 1-3. The Harps raised a green flag after the turnaround through James McCoy, but it wasn’t enough to win the game.

Clann Eireann gained a one-point win over Granemore. Odhran Doyle slotted home a spot kick for Granemore, but the Lurgan side edged a 1-8 to 1-7 victory.

Division 1B – Sarsfields 2-10 Clan na Gael 0-10

Two goals from Niall Kerr and Kevin McAlinden saw Sarsfields secure a six-point win over Clan na Gael on Friday.

Thomas McAlinden and Mattie Lennon traded scores early on before Niall Kerr slotted home the first goal of the game.

Eamon and Paul McGeown (2) added points before James Austin and Diarmaid Loney hit the target for Clans. That left Sarsfields ahead 1-4 to 0-4 at half time.

Kevin McAlinden and Eamon McGeown drove the hosts further ahead before Lennon and James Austin pulled two back.

Kerr and Paul McGeown traded scores with Austin, while Paul McGeown did likewise with Niall Henderson.

Paul McGeown added a fifth point before Kevin McAlinden made sure of the points with a goal in the final minutes.

Photo Credit: John Merry

Division 1B Round Up

Also, at the top of the Division 1B table, Silverbridge continued their fine form with an 11-point win over Grange.

Two goals from Sean Rock led the visitors to victory as they pushed on after the turnaround to dominate.

Silverbridge led by just two-points at half time, 1-5 to 1-3, but controlled the second period to win 2-14 to 1-6.

Dromintee secured a 10-point win over Shane O’Neill’s with two Ryan Hughes Jnr goals guiding them to a 2-11 to 0-7 victory.

St Peter’s were two-points winners over Maghery on Friday night. The Lurgan men led 0-7 to 0-4 at half time and earned a 0-12 to 0-10 victory.