Melvin Gaels v Sean O Heslins
The first game of the evening was played in Páirc Seán and Melvin Gaels playing their final group game have ensured their place in the quarter finals with a 3 point win over the Ballinamore team Sean OHeslins. The Gaels led most of the game by a comfortable majority of up to 6 points with their goal scored in the 1st half. The second half remained the same but it was in the last 5 minutes that OHeslins got a fortunate goal as the ball hopped over the Gaels keeper. 2 Points separated them but Melvin Gaels responded with a point to cement the victory.
Final score: Melvin Gaels 1-08 Sean OHeslins 1-05
The Gaels are in the Quarter finals and Sean OHeslins will play their final game next weekend against Mohill who incidentally go into this fixture with 1 point from their previous drawnÓgame.
Glencar/Manorhamilton v Kiltubrid
At 7pm in Drumshanbo Kiltubrid played Glencar Manorhamilton this group 2 encounter. Kiltubrids 1st outing in the championship started brightly and they led 6pts to 3 at half time. It was Glencar Manor however that started and then finished the second half the strongest as they kept on Kiltubrid tails and a fisted goal in the 16th minute brought the sides level on 1-6 to Kiltubrids 9 points. Kiltubrid registered their final point in the 20th minute but Manor were not finished and they fought hard to score the necessary two points in injury time to copper fasten their place in the quarters.
Final score: Glencar/Manorhamilton 1-08 Kiltubrid 0-10
Glencar Manor are now home and dry while Kiltubrid play their final group game against Allen Gaels next weekend in a winner takes all encounter.
Bornacoola v St. Marys
The final Senior game of the evening, which was in Páirc Seán, saw St. Marys open their account at a blistering pace as the registered 1-3 to Bornacoolas 1 point in the first 10 minutes. Bornacoola responded later in the half with a goal leaving 2 points between them at half time. St Marys took control of the second half and finished their first game in the defense of their title with a comprehensive 5 point margin.
Final score: St Marys 1-09 Bornacoola 1-04
Bornacoola went into this game with 2 points and they must sweat it out as they await the final game inÓgroup 4. St Marys, now with 2 points, take on Aughawillan next weekend and its a must winÓgame for Aughawillan if they intend getting into the Quarterfinals as they have a better score difference than Bornacoola.
Annaduff v Carrigallen
The 4th Senior game is this evening (Sunday) in Cloone at 5:30pm in a Group 1 encounter between Annaduff and Carrigallen. Annaduff go into this game with a victory under their belts as Carrigallen prepare for their first game of the championship.
10-Aug-08 by Brendan Doyle – PRO