Clady claim playoff place with O’Hanlon’s win

Clady 2-15 O’Hanlon’s 1-8

Clady claimed third place in Group D as they saw off Redmond O’Hanlon’s, who exit the competition, by ten points.

The visitors opened the scoring with the first point of the night coming from centre half forward Adam Magill.

Clady responded instantly to tie things up with their own number 11, Liam Doyle, getting on the scoresheet.

Both sides missed goal opportunities from Magill and Malachy Savage, but Savage did edge his side ahead by one.

O’Hanlon’s got back on level terms in a matter of minutes as their top scorer for the season Adam Canavan opened his account.

Doyle nudged Clady ahead again before the first goal of the game arrived through Kieran Connolly.

Magill grabbed his second from a free before Clady fired over three on the trot. Sean Savage, Malachy Savage and Mark McGivern all split the posts.

O’Hanlon’s got right back into the game, nailing a three-pointer of their own, with Adam Waddell hitting the net.

Doyle added a free while Ciaran Grimley, Connolly and Doyle all raised white flags. That put Clady 1-9 to 1-4 up at the interval.

Magill and Doyle traded scores at the start of the second half while Canavan chipped in with his second.

Clady pushed further ahead as Connolly fired off a quickfire 1-1 while Malachy Savage raised another white flag.

Magill kept the scoreboard ticking for the traveling side, but it was all one-way traffic. They claimed another trio of scores through Colm Savage, Charles Kennedy and Micheal Gorman.

O’Hanlon’s claimed the final score of the evening, with Ben Canavan chipping in with his first of the campaign.

Lissummon overcame Collegeland in the other Group D game on Friday night. That sees last years beaten finalists top the group with three wins from three.

Collegeland’s head-to-head record with Clady sees them finish second, with Clady advancing to the playoffs in third place while O’Hanlon’s have been knocked out.

Clady claimed third place in Group D as they saw off Redmond O'Hanlon's, who exit the competition, by ten points.