Glory for Michael Murphy, Cillian O'Connor hits FOUR goals and Carbery Rangers win first Cork County championship
Published 16/10/2016 | 18:17
Cillian O’Connor bagged 4-4 for Ballintubber today, as they beat Garrymore 6-18 to 1-8 in the Mayo SFC quarter-final today.
There were 11 county finals around the country today, which also marked the start of the Ulster Club SFC.
Colm Cooper’s Dr Crokes beat Kenmare District by 2-16 to 1-12 to claim their fifth Kerry title in just seven years at Fitzgerald Stadium.
Michael Murphy’s Glenswilly beat Kilcar by a point in the Donegal SFC final today, with the Donegal captain's goal proving the difference in the 1-10 to 0-12 win.
In Parc Uí Rinn, Carbery Rangers sealed their first ever Cork Championship with a 1-15 to 1-12 victory over Ballincollig.
Kilcoo (Down) also beat 13-man Scotstown (Monaghan) by 1-8 to 0-9 points in the first round of the Ulster SFC earlier today, with Jerome Johnston scoring the only goal of the game.
In Celtic Park, Slaughtnell scored 2-11 against Loup (0-6) to claim the Derry SFC title.
Sarsfield secured the Kildare title with a 2-13 to 0-15 win over Moorefield.
Elsewhere, Stradbally were the victors in the Laois county final, ending Portlaoise's 10 in-a-row bid with a 2-10 to 1-12 victory thanks to John Dillon's last minute goal.
In Armagh, Maghery (1-13) beat Cullyhanna (0-12) at the Athletic Grounds.
Cargin beat St Gall’s by 1-10 to 0-6 in the Antrim SFC final in Corrigan Park, and Rhode beat Ferbane (1-14 to 0-9) to be crowned Offaly champions.
Mullinalaghta also beat Abbeylara by 1-8 to 0-8 to seal the Longford title.