Newly crowned Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta junior champions, Downings, suffered a narrow home league defeat against Naomh Ultan on Saturday evening in Downings.
Downings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-11
Naomh Ultan . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
Naomh Ultan got off to a great start with a James Byrne goal followed by points from Dermot Gallier, Joe Alvey, Can Kennedy and Daniel Gallagher; they led 1-6 to 0-5 at half-time.
Gary Bán McClafferty (4) and Lorcan Connor scored the first half Downings points.
Downings battled well in the second half and outscored Naomh Ultan 0-6 to 0-5, with Colin Gallagher, Lorcan Connor, Gary Bán McClafferty and John Lee McBride scoring the Downngs points.
Cian Kennedy, Joe Alvey and Dermot Gallier were on target for Naomh Ultan.
Downings: P McGroddy, M Davis, M McLaughlin, A. Pasoma; K Doherty, B.McGinley, D. Mc Bride,; S. Boyce, O. Boyce; B McBride, J L McBride (0-1), F. McClafferty; L. Connor (0-4), G B McClafferty (0-5).C Gallagher (0-1)
Naomh Ultán: D Murrin; P Gallagher, J Cassidy, C Shovlin; P Murrin, D Gallier, M McGlynn; D Quigley, A Duddy; A Blaine, C Kennedy (0-5), D Gallagher (0-3), P Alvey, J Alvey(0-2), J Byrne (1-0).
Burt make it
Burt maintained their recent good run with a five point win over Urris in Straid on Saturday night.
Burt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
Urris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Calvin Gallagher scored the goal and Joe Boyle posted the bulk of the points that helped Burt to a 1-7 to 1-2 half-time lead. Mark McLaughlin scored the Urris goal.
The second half was low scoring with both sides adding three points to their first half tally.
Urris: Johnny Noone; Declan Grant, Sean McDaid, James Griffin; Mickey Grant, James Cooke, Conor Bradley; Ryan Doherty (R), John McCarron; Niall McLaughlin, Patrick Doherty, Kevin McLaughlin (0-3) Peter Devlin, Mark McLaughlin (1-0), Alan Friel (0-2)
Burt: K McDermott; M Donaghey, S O'Donnell, T Doherty; Mickey Mc Cann, Ciaran Dowds, Paul McHugh (0-1), S Gillespie, R McDermott, Joe Boyle(0-6), D Gallagher, Calvin Gallagher (0-1), Mark Coyle (0-3), S McHugh.
Referee: Aidan McAteer (Muff).