Ulster MFC Round Up
Derry 0-19 Cavan 1-12
Matthew Downey hit 0-8 as Derry swept past Cavan at Owenbeg.
Jack Tully's 21st minute goal for Cavan was the key score in a first half that ended level at 0-10 to 1-7.
Cavan raced to a two point lead straight after the break but Paddy Campbell's team then seized control, with Enda Downey's third point confirming Derry's win in injury time.
scorers - Derry: M Downey 0-8 (4f), E Downey 0-3, J Dougan, M Dixon 0-2 each, O McLarnon, O McMenamin, C Downey, PJ McAleese 0-1 each. Cavan: J Tully 1-1, D McGurren 0-4 (3f), C McGovern 0-3, C McCabe 0-2, P Smith, C McKiernan 0-1 each.
Derry: C Lagan, O McLarnon, R McFaul, S McGuckin, J McGurk, A McCluskey, L Brady, T Higgins, O McMenamin, C Downey, E Downey, J Dougan, M Downey, PJ McAleese, D Gilmore. Subs: M Dixon for Gilmore (HT), C Diamond for McAleese (52), J McDermott for C Downey (59), R Lennox for Brady (60).
Cavan: B O'Rourke, C Reilly, P Smith, R Trainor, J Tully, J McCahill, C McCabe, P Smith, C McGovern, C McKiernan, F O'Reilly, T Madden, E Kelly, D McGurren, C O'Reilly. Subs: M McGahern for C O'Reilly (HT), E Shehu for Tully (48), C Farrelly for McKiernan (55), S Tynan for Smith (52), J Mooney for Madden (59).
Ref - D O'Hare (Down)
Donegal 2-18 Armagh 2-12
Shane Monaghan showed that he’s a chip off the old block with a deadly double to rescue the Donegal minors on Saturday evening.
Monaghan – a nephew of former Donegal star Brendan Devenney – netted two goals after coming off the bench 10 minutes before the end to see Donegal past Armagh in Ballybofey.
Scorers – Donegal: J McGroddy 0-9 (4fs), S Monaghan 2-0, C O’Reilly, D Roberts (2fs), E Carr 0-2 each, S Rooney, E Dowling, P O’Hare 0-1 each. Armagh: M McKeever 1-2 (1f), R Kearney 1-1, D O’Callaghan (3fs), C Reavey 0-3 each, O King (f), J Walsh, S Rocks 0-1 each.
Donegal – D Roberts; C Roarty, K Tobin, D Dorrian; E De Burca, J Gallagher, C Coyle; K Dunleavy, Eoin Dowling; R McShane, S Rooney, C O’Reilly; J McGroddy, E Carr (0-2), C Moore. Subs: J Grant for Coyle (17), P O’Hare (0-1) for Rooney (30), S Monaghan for Carr (49), E Martin for McGroddy (64), R O’Rourke for O’Reilly (66), A McCalmont for Moore (67).
Armagh – S Magill; P McGrane, R Shortt, R Kearney; L Rice, S McVerry, R French; A Garvey, D O’Callaghan; M McConville, D McCarthy, O King; C Reavey , M McKeever, C Donnelly. Subs: N Dummigan for Donnelly (24), S Quigley for McConville (42), J Walsh for Shortt (46), O McKeown for Kearney (49), S Vallely for King (59), S Rocks for Reavey (62).
Ref – A Marron (Monaghan)
Down 1-12 Fermanagh 0-11
Down withstood a second-half comeback to overcome Fermanagh at Brewster Park on Saturday night.
The Mourne men led by 1-8 to 0-3 at the break, with John McGovern netting and Sean Og McCusker and Adam Crimmins impressing.
Fermanagh were transformed on the resumption, with Micheál Glynn and Aaron Jones leading the charge as they cut the gap to three heading into added-on time. But a McCusker point gave Down breathing space.
scorers – Down: O Murdock 0-5 (5fs); J McGovern 1-0; S Og McCusker 0-3; P Clancy, O Cunningham, A Crimmins, C McLoughlin 0-1 each. Fermanagh: M Glynn 0-6 (5fs), R Campbell, A Jones, C Murphy, C Burns, A Durnien 0-1 each.
Fermanagh – F Quinn; R Campbell, J Horan, A Jones; F O’Brien, O Hughes Jordan, D King; C Murphy, C Burns; R McKenna, M Glynn, R McGovern; E McCabe, C Courtney, E Curran. Subs: R McCaffrey for R McGovern (h/t), O Murphy for McCabe (40), A Durnien for King bc (49)
Down – A Furlong; P McCarthy, S Donegan, R Campbell; R Magill, J Gray, D McMullan; P McEvoy, O Murdock; S Og McCusker, J McGovern, P Clancy; O Cunningham, A Crimmins, C McLoughlin. Subs: C Rodgers for McLoughlin (41), N Sloan for Cunningham (50), J Murtagh for Crimmins (58).
Monaghan 3-8 Tyrone 0-13
A clinical eye for goal helped holders Monaghan edge out Tyrone at Carrickmore.
Kyle Connolly smashed home the first of three Farney goals on five minutes, giving his side a lead they never lost. They led 1-6 to 0-6 at the break and Darragh Dempsey’s major soon stretched the advantage.
Tyrone responded well but Eoin Duffy’s spectacular volley clinched it.
scorers – Monaghan: D Dempsey (0-1f), K Connolly 1-1 each, E Duffy 1-0, J Irwin 0-3 (2f), L McDonald 0-2 (1f), K Gallagher 0-1. Tyrone: M Devlin 0-7 (5fs), D Fullerton 0-2 (1f), S Daly, P Quinn, J Donaghy, R McHugh 0-1 each.
Tyrone: F Corey; C Cuddy, M McCann, S Sweeney; S O’Donnell, N Devlin, J Donaghy; S Gallagher, R Campbell; M McGleenan, R McHugh, M Quinn; D Fullerton, S Daly, M Devlin. Subs: S Browne for McHugh, S Donaghy for J Donaghy, S Quinn for Campbell, C Mulgrew for Quinn, P Quinn for Fullerton
Monaghan: J Kirk; S Slevin, R Boyle, S Hanratty; D Treanor, E Duffy, K Connolly; C McKernan, D Kerley; D Marron, K Gallagher, M Hamill, D Dempsey, J Irwin, L McDonald. Subs: T Kierans for Marron, D McCann for Dempsey, A Brennan for Hamill.
Ref – K Faloon (Armagh)