Naomh Padraig registered an impressive four point win over the high flying Red Hugh’s, in a free flowing game played in Ture on Saturday evening.
Naomh Padraig . . . . . 2-10
Red Hugh’s . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
Two quick fire Naomh Padraig goals in the middle of the second period turned the game in favour of the locals who led 0-8 to 0-5 at half-time
Aidan Lynch hit the first and Dara McConway the second for a 2-9 to 0-6 lead. Red Hugh’s rallied and points from Damien Browne reduced margin before Calvin Bradley converted an injury time penalty for the men from the Cross.
Naomh Padraig . . . . .0-9
Robert Emmetts . . . 0-10
Robert Emmetts came out on top in this local derby a strong second half performance as they came from six points down at half-time.
Darren Gillespie with seven frees helped shoot Naomh Padraig into a commanding lead at half time. However the excellent free taking of Gary McNulty in the second half that proved the difference as Robert Emmetts ran out the winners.
St Mary’s (Convoy) 3-18
Pettigo . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3
Michael Ayton, Anthony Browne and Gary Gillen scored the goals as St Mary’s proved too hot to handle for Pettigo on Saturday evening in Pettigo.
St Mary’s were well on their way to the two league points when they led 1-9 to 0-2 at half-time. Michael Ayton scored the goal.
And the winners took complete control in the second period and the added further goals from man of the match Anthony Browne and second half substitute Gary Gillen. Browne top scored with 1-4.
St Mary's: L. Mailey; R. Donnellan, S. Browne, E. Patterson; R. Kettle, J. Kee, B. Bonner (0-4); C. Rodgers, R. McNamee (0-2); E. Kelly (0-2), L. McMullan (0-2), M. Ayton (1-1); J.A. McMullan, P. Blake (0-2), A. Browne (1-4). Subs: Gary Gillen (1-0), C Rodgers(0-1).
Pettigo: A. McBarron; F. McManus, M. Hilley, E. Cross; J .McManus, P. Carr, D. McGrath; D. Robinson (0-2), D. Johnston; G .McMenamin, P. Moss, P. Robinson (0-1); A Fox, P.Murphy, A. Britton.