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Pomeroy 0-11 Moy 3-8
Moy Tir na nOgs bagged two more welcome league points and gave their championship preparations a timely boost as well when they travelled to Pomeroy on Sunday afternoon, coming away victorious - with five points in hand at the end.
Moy welcomed Sean Cavanagh back to their starting line-up for the first time from his shoulder injury, with the big full forward finding the back of the net on the 27th minute.
In the end it was the depleted home side’s failure to stop goals which cost them dearly, with Moy teenager Harry Loughran finishing the game with 2-2 to his credit.
The hosts took an early two point lead with scores from Hugh McNamee and the impressive Justy McCaffery. Ryan O’Neill opened the Moy’s account on the ninth minute, before Sean Cavanagh seen a shot on goal come off the post.
McCaffery then a hit a free on the 15th minute, before Moy’s fullforward line all combined for the game’s first major, with Cavanagh laying off to O’Neill who found Loughran - and the classy forward made no mistake in firing to the net.
McCaffery and Ollie McCreesh kicked points, with Colm Cavanagh then levelling the game on the 23rd minute. A high ball in from Colm to his brother Sean resulted in a high catch, turning Hugh Pat McGeary before firing to the net to open a three point lead.
Brendan Cunningham and Loughran exchanged points to leave it 0-6 to 2-3 at half time. Two minutes on the restart and Loughran found the net again, Kris Kavanagh following up with a neat point, before McCreesh and McCaffery responded with points.
Ryan Mellon and Loughran then traded scores with Frank Burns and McCaffery, McCreesh then hitting two frees to reduce it to a four point game with five minutes remaining.
Pomeroy tried hard for a goal but Sean Cavanagh closed the game out with the final two points of the contest, leaving his side now just three points behind league leaders Cookstown- and with three games still to play.
Pomeroy scorers - Justy McCaffery 0-4, Ollie McCreesh 0-4, Hugh McNamee 0-1, Brendan Cunningham 0-1, Frank Burns 0-1
Moy scorers - Harry Loughran 2-2, Sean Cavanagh 1-2, Ryan O’Neill 0-1, Kris Kavanagh 0-1, Ryan Mellon 0-1, Colm Cavanagh 0-1
Augher 2-12 Galbally 1-9
Augher bounced back from their championship defeat last week to record an impressive six point victory at home to Galbally, a win which now sees them into fifth place, keeping alive their hopes of a promotion play-off spot. The visitors who at half ime by two points, having hit Augher for 1-2 in the opening six minutes. Mickey Murphy opened the scoring before Damien McCrory found the net in. Rafferty made it 5-0 before Augher began their fightback. Shane Hackett contributing 1-2 to add to Adian McElroy’s point, 1-3 to 1-5 at half time.
Hackett proved the Augher hero once again in the second half, kicking seven points, with a Patrick Trainer goal, and although Rafferty kicked four in a row to leave it, Hackett got the final three scores to secure both points for the home side.
Augher scorers: Shane Hackett 1-9, Patrick Trainer 1-0, Adian McElroy 0-2, Dara Donnelly 0-1
Galbally scorers: Paul Rafferty 0-7, Damien McCrory 1-0, Adian O’Hagan 0-1, Mickey Murphy 0-1
Clann na Gael 2-15 Derrytresk 1-5
The long journey proved to be a day to forget for the Hill men. A Joe Ball goal midway through the first half helped the Clanns to a 1-6 to 0-2 half time advantage, with Cathal O’Neill and Caolan Corr on target for the visitors.
The second half again belonged to the Clans, as they outscored the visitors 1-9 to 1-2, Ronan O’Neill hitting the away major and Joe Ball again scoring Clanns’ three-pointer, bringing his tally to 2-3, picking up a two important points for his side.
Derrytresk scorers: Ronan ONeill 1-0, Joe McKee 0-2, Kevin Quinn 0-1, Cathal O’Neill 0-1, Caolan Corr 0-1
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