Division 3A & 3B Match Reports – Week 17

Division 3A – Collegeland 0-8 Ballyhegan 2-14

Ballyhegan secured second place in the Division 3A league table with a 12-point win over Collegeland on Friday evening.

Clonmore had already wrapped up the league title, so both sides were vying for second spot when they clashed in the final round.

Two goals from Peter McGrane and James McCormack saw the Davitts pull away in the end and earn victory.

St Michael’s avoided relegation with an eight-point victory over Lissummon, who drop to Division 3B for next season.

Photo Credit: Colin Molloy

Emmet O’Malley and Brian Caherty both claimed three-points as Newtown earned a 2-10 to 1-5 victory.

Elsewhere, Dorsey picked up their first points of the season when they played out an entertaining draw with Eire Og.

Neither side could move in the table, making the fixture a dead rubber. Still, both sides played out a great encounter.

Kevin Kelly claimed two goals for Dorsey while Mickey McVerry also hit the net for the visitors. Eoin McCluskey, Ciaran Ryan and John Cochrane netted for Eire Og in their 3-10 each draw.

Division 3B – Clady 0-15 Thomas Davis 1-12

Clady narrowly missed out on promotion to Division 3A as their final league encounter ended all square with Thomas Davis.

Clady needed to win the game to go up. But they could only finish level with the Corrinshego men, who finished in fourth place.

Thomas Davis opened the game with a free kick, followed by an equalising score from the boot of Sean Savage.

Clady led for the majority of the first half with scores from Liam Doyle, Gerard Grimley and Michael savage.

The Clady goalkeeper Caran savage kept his side in the game, pulling of numerous saves. The hosts led at the break, 0-9 to 0-5.

Clady hit the woodwork twice in the early minutes of the second half as they went in search of a three-pointer.

Thomas Davis battled back with a couple of points. A goal on the 50-minute mark put them ahead by one.

Sean savage and Gerard Grimley got Clady back onto the score board as the teams drew level twice with minutes to go. 

Clady were awarded a late free which could have been the winner, but unfortunately for the hosts, it fell short, and the game ended level.

The draw means Clann Eireann IIs go up to Division 3A next season as they beat Killeavy IIs 5-16 to 0-10.

Mullabrack finished their league campaign on a high with a home win over O’Hanlon’s, 2-11 to 1-13.