May 23, 2024

Wins for Killybegs within the Senior, St.Mary’s of Convoy within the Junior A and a dramatic comeback by Naomh Mhuire to earn a replay within the Intermediate had been the highlights of at present’s Championship motion.

Killybegs reversed final week’s defeat by St.Nauls with a 0-13 to 1-05 victory in Davy Brennan Memorial Park in Glenties.

Joe Campbell’s early objective bought St.Nauls off to a terrific begin however they might solely add yet one more level within the first-half, whereas Killybegs replied with six factors together with three from HughMcFadden to steer by two factors at half-time 0-06 to 1-01.

They prolonged that to 0-11 to 1-01 within the opening interval of the second-half , Ryan Cunningham getting important scores. 4 factors from frees by Stephen Griffen introduced St.Nauls again into the sport , leaving simply three between them however two late Jack McSharry factors secured the win for Killybegs, their first this 12 months , to make sure their Senior Championship standing for 2024.

St. Nuals will now await the results of subsequent week’s different play-off fixture between Milford and St.Michaels , afterwhich they’ll play the losers of that sport within the closing Relegation play-off with the losers dropping to the Intermediate Championship subsequent 12 months.

Within the Intermediate Relegation conflict at O Donnell Park Naomh Mhuire scored three injury-time factors to earn a draw that didn’t look possible for lengthy durations towards Burt.

The Burt males led for many of this sport and at 2-08 to 0-11 factors forward because it entered injury-time they regarded more likely to retain their Intermediate standing with what would have been their first win.

Nonetheless, Naomh Mhuire weren’t going to lose with out giving every thing that they had and aided by an extended injury-time interval they scored three factors to earn a draw and a replay subsequent week on a closing rating of 2-08 to 0-14 factors.

Within the Junior Championship St.Mary’s Convoy had been spectacular as they clinched prime spot in Group B with a giant win over Naomh Ultan , 3-17 to 1-09 .

It was a aggressive first-half with Convoy simply two forward on the break 1-06 to 0-07, Joseph McGill getting the objective.

The house workforce dominated the second-half , targets by Pauric Gordan and sub John Toye and glorious scores from Paddy Dolan 0-09 in complete, from each play and frees noticed them win simply and take prime spot within the Group and clinch a semi-final spot within the championship.

Naomh Ultan end second and Moville third within the Group and can know their opponents within the Quarter-Finals after the Group A play-off between Na Rossa and Naomh Conaill on Sunday, the winners of that can clinch a semi-final spot whereas the losers will be part of third place Naomh Padraig Muff within the Quarter-Finals.

GAA Replace: Killybegs, St Mary’s, Convoy impress as Naomh Mhuire seize late, late draw was final modified: September sixteenth, 2023 by Workers Author