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DIVISION 3 ROUND-UP . . . DIVISION 3 ROUND-UP . . .

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Big win for Aodh Ruadh in Fanad

Aodh Ruadh's first league game and a tricky trip to Fanad proved successful as they stormed home in the second half.

Fanad Gaels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11

Aodh Ruadh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14

Fanad led by a point at half-time but a goal from David McGurrin put Aodh Ruadh on their way in the second half

When Fanad were reduced to 14 and and goals from Philip Patton and Diarmuid McInerney had the Ballyshannon men ahead by 3-13 to 0-8 before Fanad hit back in the final minutes to hit 1-3 in eight minutes.

Gaeil Fhánada: B Friel, T Cushnan, K McElwaine, A Heraghty, C McGonigle, R McAteer, J Blaney 0-1, J Coyle, M Sweeney 0-2, F Friel 0-1, R McGonigle 0-1, O Shiels 1-1, M McConigley, P Coyle 0-2, S Friel 0-3. Subs., M McBride for Heraghty(Black Card), R Feenstra, C McFadden for Cushnan.

Aodh Ruadh: P Boyle (0-1); C O'Halloran, D Cleary (0-1), M Ward; J Gethins, C Kelly, N Murray (0-1); N Harley, C Patton; D McInerney, S Kane (0-2), O Roper; P Patton (1-2), D Dolan (0-2), D McGurrin (2-2). Subs: JJ Cassidy for Kelly; P Gillespie for Kane.

Letterkenny Gaels . . . . . . . . . . . 4-07

Naomh Colmcille . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12

A masterclass from Conor McBrearty, hitting 2-5, saw Letterkenny Gaels record a good win against Naomh Colmcille. The home side led by 1-6 to 0-7 at the break.

The arrival of Ryan McErlean helped Naomh Colmcille in the second half with Willie Gillespie goaling but two goals from McBrearty put the Gaels on their way.

Letterkenny Gaels: S Graham, C Coll, R Quinn,K Kilkenny, O McElhinney, D Hunter, C,Lynch(0-1), L Doherty (1.0), C Browne, S McDonagh (1-1), S McGlade, P Doherty,J Doran, C McBrearty (2-5), J McGlynn. Subs S Gildea for J Doran, D O Malley for P Doherty.

Naomh Colmcille: G McDaid, G Curran, J Fullerton, R Hegarty, A Devenney, P Friel (0-1), E Gillespie, D Clarke (0-2), M Lynch(0-1), J Donaghey (0-4) W Lynch (0.1), O Hilley (0-1), S Gallagher, K Devine, W Gillespie (1-1) Subs R McErlane (0-1) Conor Grant.

Burt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10

Buncrana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14

Buncrana had a good win in Burt on Monday with an early Oisin O'Flaherty goal, but by half-time Burt were ahead 1-8 to 1-4 with a goal from Christopher McDermott and points from Conor Harkin.

But Buncrana were the stronger in the second half with points from Mickey Gallagher to record their second win on the trot.

Downings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11

Naomh Brid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-9

Six frees from Gary Ban McClafferty helped Downings to a five point win over Naomh Brid. Their goal came from Patrick McGroddy. The game also saw the return to action of Lorcan Connor.

Calum Gallagher and David Walsh were among the scorers for Naomh Bríd.