Robert Emmets defeat Naomh Padraig to top Division Four

NAOMH COLMCILLE posted their third win on the spin in the All-County League Division four thanks to a six-point win over Moville. but it’s Robert Emmets who lead the charge after a win over neighbours Naomh Padraig.

NAOMH COLMCILLE posted their third win on the spin in the All-County League Division four thanks to a six-point win over Moville. but it’s Robert Emmets who lead the charge after a win over neighbours Naomh Padraig.

Naomh Colmcille 0-17

Moville 0-11

Naomh Colmcille posted their third win of the season when they produced a strong second half performance to see off Moville on a heavy pitch in Newtowncunningham.

There wasn’t much between the side in the first half as Odhran McDermott and Malachy McDermott kept the visitors in touch, while the home team were best served by a variety of scorers, with Willie Gillespie, Thomas McKinley, Joe Donaghy and Mark Dowds all on the mark to ensure a 0-8 to 0-7 advantage.

However, the second half saw one-way traffic for the most part. Gillespie, Shane McAteer, Ryan McErlean and Dowds all stretched the lead before Eddie Gillespie rounded things off.

Naomh Colmcille: Marty Callaghan; Liam Grant, Alex Devenney, Eddie Gillespie (0-1); Gerard Curran, Shane McAteer (0-1), Mark Callaghan; Ryan McKinley, Ryan McErlean (0-3); William Lynch, Andrew Clarke, Joe Donaghey (0-1); Mark Dowds (0-4), Thomas McKinley (0-1), Willie Gillespie (0-5). Sub: Ciaran Callaghan (0-1).

Moville: Ryan Killen; Jack Keys, Eunan Hegarty, Niall Kavanagh; Sean Diver, Seamus Hegarty, Joe McBride; Malachy McDermott (0-4, 3f), John McGeady; Kieran Moore, Danny Murphy (0-1), James Henry; Odhran McDermott (0-6, 3f), Brendan Diver, Ryan McDermott. Sub: Ciaran McDonnell for McGeady.

Naomh Padraig, Lifford 0-9

Robert Emmets 0-12

Michael Lafferty was in fine form in front of the posts as Robert Emmets overcame their 13-man neighbours Naomh Padraig from Lifford.

Lafferty raked up six points for the Dessie McFeely managed side to continue their decent start to the new campaign. The Castlefin based side managed to make their numerical advantage count and post a three-point win in the end

Naomh Padraig, Lifford: Shaun McBrearty, Michael McBrearty, Patrick McNamee, Seamie Breslin, Darren Gillispie, Gary McGirr, Johnny Mahon, Conor Caterson, Paul Lynch, Lorny Crossan, Mark Carlin, Shane Gallagher, Shane Meehan, Brian Breslin, Declan Lafferty. Subs: Kevin McBrearty for M McBrearty, Emmet Caterson for Gallagher, Daniel McNulty for S Breslin.

Robert Emmets: Adam McConnell; Paddy Dooher, Dean McBrearty, Damien McAnneny; Brian Dooher, (0-1), Conor McConnell, Sean Coyle; Dominic McGlinchey, Simon McMenamin (0-1); Johnny McLaughlin (0-2), Michael Lafferty (0-6), Christopher Bryson (0-1); John Hunter, Niall McConnell, John Hunter. Subs used: Mark Lafferty, Paul McCauley (0-1).

Na Rossa 2-10

Naomh Ultan 1-7

Na Rossa had the shooting boots of Tommy Brennan - who struck 2-4 - as they got the better of Naomh Ultanon Saturday evening.

Brennan scored a first half goal to put his side into a five-point lead, 1-6 to 0-4 in front at the break. Brennan scored his second goal of the game to send Na Rossa well clear. Joe Alvey scored a goal to give the away team a chance but they left Dooey with nothing.

Na Rossa: J Bonner; D O’Donnell, D Melly, J McCready; B Breslin, C McHugh, S McCready; JP Breslin (0-1), E Molloy; D Devenney, JP McCready (0-2), R Hennessey; T Melly, P Melly (0-3), T Brennan (2-4).

Naomh Ultan; D McGlynn; P Galier, D Murrin, A Fisher; D Quigley, D Shovlin, J Cassidy; A Duddy, M Shovlin; E Byrne, D Galier (0-1), C Kennedy; J Alvey (1-2), S Furey (0-2), A Lyons (0-2).

Milford 0-14

St Mary’s, Convoy 0-13

Luke Barrett scored a stoppage time free to get Milford back on track against Convoy in a tight game at Moyle View Park.

The visitors were 0-4 to 0-1 ahead, but Milford hit back with David Curley and McGettigan to the fore, to lead 0-8 to 0-5 at the break. Milford extended the lead out to five but Convoy pulled back the deficit and with Anthony Browne and Ryan Kettle leading the charge. the St Mary’s side actually led going into the closing stages.

However, Milford got back to terms and then won it late in the day.

Milford: Caolan McGettigan; Mark Farren, Barry McNulty, Cormac Friel (0-1); Enda McHugh, Pauric Curley, Manus Boyce (0-1); Lorcan Friel, Luke Barrett (0-2); Dean Burgess, Christopher Barrett (0-2), TJ Everson; David Curley (0-3), Kevin McGee (0-1), Cathal McGettigan (0-4). Sub: Sean Black for Burgess.

St Mary’s, Convoy: Conor Cairns; Sean Allen, Oisin Porter, Sean Browne; John Doherty, Packie Mailey (0-1), Gary Harvey (0-1); Raymond McNamee, Thomas McHugh; Emmet Patterson, Conor McNulty (0-1), Anthony Browne (0-5); Ryan Kettle (0-5), John A Kee, Peter Blake.