Naomh Conaill enjoyed a seven point victory over Bundoran in Gaelic Park, Bundoran, in this All -County Division One League against Realt Na Marra.
Realt na Mara 1-13
Naomh Conaill 5 -8
Both teams traded early points and the sides were level 0-2 each after ten minutes.
Naomh Conaill then took full control and scored three goals in a row from Marty Boyle, Leon Thompson and Dermot ‘Brick’ Molloy.
Bundoran replied with scores from Paul Brennan and Tommy Hourihane but another well worked move from the men in blue saw Thompson net his second goal.
Naomh Conaill were reduced to 14 before half time following the sending off of Marty Boyle. The halftime score was Realt na Mara 0-7, Naomh Conaill 4-4.
Three early second points further increased the Naomh Conaill advantage. Eventually Bundoran did find the range with Christy Keaney, Alan Russell and Michael McEniff hitting some fine scores.
Unfortunately for the Seasiders, any hope of a comeback was halted when Leo McLoone finished to the net for goal number five in 50 minutes.
Realt Na Mara finished strongly and finally got a consolation goal from Alan Russell.
Realt na Mara: Conor Carty; Niall McGonigle ,Johnny Boyle, Shane Carr; Barry McGowan, Paul Brennan (0-1), Peter McGonigle (0-1); Paul Delaney, Ciaran McCaughey; Shane McGowan,Jamie Brennan, Micheal McEniff (0-5); Tommy Hourihane (0-1); Christy Keaney( 0-2), Alan Russell (1-3) . Subs Darragh Hoey for S Carr; Timmy Govorov for T Hourihane; Niall Dunne for P Delaney; Niall Carr for C Keaney.
Naomh Conaill; Stephen McGrath; Aaron Thompson, Marty Boyle (1-0) Logan Quinn: Kevin McGettigan, Cathal Ellis. Anthony Thompson( 0-2); Leo McLoone (1-1), Charlie McGuinness; Eunan Doherty (0-1) Seamus Corcoran, Dermot Brick Molloy (1-1); John O Malley (0-1), Ethan O Donnell ( 0-1) Leon Thompson (2-1) Subs Hughie Gallagher for L Quinn; Dermot Ward for K McGettigan.
Referee: Enda McFeely (Convoy)