Naomh Padraig made the short trip to Convoy on Sunday a profitable one as they took both league points in their tussle with St. Mary’s, Convoy in Division Four of the league.
Naomh Padraig (Lifford) 1-16
Shane Meehan led the scoring with five points while substitute Shane Gallagher bagged the game’s only goal and also kicked a brilliant point with Lorny Crossan, who had a fine game at centre half-forward, chipping in with three points.
Naomh Padraig led 0-11 to 1-2 at half-time. Packie Mailey netted the Convoy goal and early second half points from Mailey an Ryan Kettle brought the locals right back into the game. But Meehan’s goal got the winners back on track and they ran out easy winners in the end.
Convoy scorers; J Kee, A Browne, B Bonner (0-1) each, R Kettle (0-3), P Mailey (1-1).
Naomh Padraig: S McBrearty; M McBrearty, D Gillespie (0-1), J Mahon; J Quinn, P McNamee, S Breslin; G McGirr (0-2), C Catterson (0-1); B Breslin (0-1), L Croissan (0-3), P Lynch (0-1); S Meehan (0-5), E Catterson (0-1),Mark Carlin. Subs: S Gallagher (1-1), D Gethins,D Friel.
Letterkenny Gaels 2-8
Milford had a point to spare at the end of their keenly contested tussle with Letterkenny Gaels, at the Glebe on Sunday.
The ‘Gaels’ started well and were 1-5 to 0-1 in front by the 24th minutes courtesy of points from Conor McBrearty, Aaron Bradley, Ciaran Lynch, Darren Hunter and a goal and a point from Ciaran Cannon. However with Chris Barrett and the Curley brothers David and Pauric Curley finding the range Milford were back in the game at half-time.
Milford continued to press in the second half with two more Barrett points before Gaels responded with a goal from Ciaran Lynch to restore the locals’ advantage.
But Milford with two goals from David Curley and Kevin McGee leveled the match before Luke Barrett tapped over a free in the final minute to send Milford home with both points.
Letterkenny Gaels: E Mulrennan; E Kelly, T Daly, AStewart; C Cannon, (1-1), KKilkenny, D Hunter; A Bradley(0-2), G Gibbons,N McGarrigle, C Lynch(1-1), C Creevy (0-1), C McBrearty (0-2) N McManus (0-1), O Cannon. Subs: J McGlynn, C Skinnader.
Milford: S Gallagher; TJ Evesson B McNulty, C Friel; M Farren, P Curley (0-1), T McGettigan(0-1); P Sweeney, D Friel(0-1); D Burgess, C Barrett (0-4), L Barrett (0-1); P Peoples, K McGee(1-0), D Curley (1-1)
Referee: Tony Gallagher (Red Hughs)
Na Rossa 0-3
Na Rossa suffered their second defeat of the weekend as they went down to Moville, in Moville on Sunday afternoon.
The first half was a pretty low scoring affair with Johnny Faulkner from a 45 and Nigel McMonagle from play scoring for Moville and John Paul Breslin posting Na Rossa’s only point.
Moville did perk up after the break and with Ryan McDermott, Faulkner, Shane Canning and Ryan Killen all raising flags they outscored Na Rossa by five points to two in the second half. John Paul McCready and Eugene Molloy scored the second half Na Rossa points.
Moville scorers: J Faulkner (0-3), N McMonagle, R McDermott, S Canning, R Killen (0-1) each.
Na Rossa scorers: J P Breslin, J P McCready, E Molloy (0-1) each.