Division 3A & 3B Match Reports – Week 12

Division 3A – An Port Mor 0-10 Ballyhegan 3-11

Ballyhegan kept their promotion push from Division 3A on track with an impressive victory over An Port Mor on Thursday. Just one-point separated the sides at half time, but Ballyhegan pulled away after the turnaround.

James McCormack opened the scoring before a brace from Matty Walsh put the home side ahead early in the on. Mark Hughes and Ryan Gorman traded scores before McCormack slotted home the first goal.

Cormac Kieran, who should have had a goal himself but saw his effort rattle the bar, traded points with McCormack and James McCann. Walsh and Connor Agnew tied things up before James P McKeever put Ballyhegan 1-5 to 0-7 ahead at half time.

A double from McCormack along with Hughes’ second saw the away team stretch their lead to four. Jude Lavery pulled one back for An Port Mor but it was cancelled out at the other end by Kevin McCann.

James P McKeever then raised a second green flag for Ballyhegan while Gorman and McCormack exchanged efforts. Paul McCann claimed a third goal for Ballyhegan while Gorman and McCormack swapped scores in the final few minutes.

On Friday night, Forkhill rattled off seven goals to overcome Lissummon by just four-points to retain their spot at the top of the table. Shane Mackle kicked 0-7 for Lissummon while Darren Hughes claimed their major, but Forkhill saw out a 7-3 to 1-17 win.

A second half goal from Marty Moan helped keep Middletown to their eighth victory of the campaign. They saw off Eire Og on home turf by nine-points, 1-11 to 0-5. Collegeland also picked up two-points on Friday night, beating St Michael’s 0-17 to 0-12.

Division 3B

Thomas Davis remain at the top of the Division 3B1 as they continued their winning form on Friday night. Thomas Davis overcame Redmond O’Hanlon’s 0-13 to 1-7 to confirm promotion to Division 3A.

St Peter’s IIs bounced back from last week’s defeat to O’Hanlon’s when they travelled to Dorsey. The Lurgan men picked up a seven-point win, 1-14 to 2-4 in the end, to also secure promotion.

In Division 3B2, Clady picked up an impressive 1-18 to 3-6 win away to Mullabrack on Thursday evening. Phillip McGeown, Damian Corvan and Liam Rice were the goal getters for the home side.

For Clady, Liam Doyle was the main man up top, and he finished the night with a personal haul of 1-8. Gerard McGeown chipped in with 0-3 while Gerard Grimley and Colm Savage hit 0-2 each. Ciaran Savage, Ben Cunningham and Ciaran Connolly all claimed 0-1 apiece.

Killeavy IIs earned their fourth victory of the league campaign when they hosted Madden IIs on Friday night. 11-points was the difference at the end of the game, with Killeavy winning 4-13 to 1-11.

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