Division 3A & 3B Match Reports – Week 16

Division 3A – Clonmore 1-15 Dorsey 2-7

Division 3A league champions Clonmore picked up their tenth win of the campaign against Dorsey on Wednesday evening. 

Clonmore have already earned promotion to Intermediate football for next season, while Dorsey also know their fate.

Barry Loughran’s side will feature in Division 3B in 2024 and suffered their 11th defeat of the campaign against Clonmore.

Sean Quigley and Caolan Donaghy done the majority of the scoring for the home side in the first half as they led by one.

Aidan Mackin rattled the net for Dorsey in the opening period, who trailed by the minimum at the break, 0-9 to 1-5.

Photo Credit: Sally Lennon

In the second half, Quigley, Ruairi Cunningham and Brian McCreesh tagged on scores before Dorsey shot ahead.

Shane Kelly claimed a second major for the visiting side but Clonmore earned a three-pointer of their own through Matthew Dynes to earn victory.

In the first of their two games this weekend, Eire Og earned two points when they hosted St Michael’s on Friday night.

Callen Doran slotted home the Eire Og goal, while Sean McVerry got Newtown’s, as the Craigavon men won 1-10 to 1-6.

Ballyhegan proved too strong for Eire Og on Sunday however and they kept their promotion hopes well and truly alive.

James McCormack, Chris McDonald and Mark Hughes all claimed goals as Ballyhegan earned a 3-9 to 1-8 victory.

Division 3B

Thomas Davis were 12-point winners when they hosted Mullabrack on Friday evening to climb to fifth in the table.

Corner forward Ronan Murphy was the man on form for Thomas Davis and rattled the net twice to help them storm to victory.

Murphy, who finished with 2-2 on the night, guided the Corrinshego men to a 2-12 to 0-6 victory.

The win sees the men in maroon leapfrog Redmond O’Hanlon’s in the table, who were beaten by Clann Eireann IIs on Friday.

In a thrilling, high scoring encounter, it was the Lurgan men who nudged ahead at the end to win by six, 0-22 to 2-10.

That sees both Clady and Clann Eireann IIs tied on 14 points heading into the final round of fixtures next weekend.

There is only one promotion spot up for grabs as An Port Mor have already claimed the league title, so both will need wins in the final round.