Truagh won the McGuigan Builders Intermediate Football Championship Final against Tyholland in Clontibret on Sunday. Christopher and Daniel McKenna and Adam Treanor hit four points as the Gaels won their second IFC title on a scoreline of 0-14 to 0-11. Report to follow.
Donaghmoyne won the Maguire Transport Minor Football Championship Division Two Final on Sunday. The Fontenoys struck four goals to see off Cúchulains Sarsfields (Aughnamullen and Toome).
St. Tiarnach’s completed a double when they won a fiery GRM Minor Football League Division Three Final in Cremartin on Sunday. Doohamlet, who had also lost the championship decider by a point, made all the early running and they led by nine points nine minutes into the second half, only for the Clones/Éire Óg amalgamation to come roaring back with goals by James Mealiff, Michael Tierney and Shaun Cunningham. St. Tiarnach’s had three players sent off to Doohamlet’s two, while Doohamlet missed two penalties in a dramatic match.
Clontibret won the Silver Hill Foods Minor Hurling Championship Final Replay against Truagh Harps in Scotstown on Saturday. Substitute Francis McNally scored the only goal, which proved decisive as Clontibret edged out a wasteful Truagh Harps team.
Seán McDermotts are through to the Eurotech Junior Football League Final against Oram after they won a low-scoring semi-final away to Blackhill on Saturday. Despite conceding the only goal of the game, the Seáns held the hosts scoreless in the second half to grab a one-point win in very testing conditions.
Clontibret and Latton gave their hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the Drumlin Group of Credit Unions Senior Football League a boost on Saturday. Clontibret bounced back from their championship final defeat to beat Magheracloone, while Latton eased to victory in Doohamlet. Castleblayney hit three goals to get the better of Monaghan Harps and Rockcorry drew with Ballybay, while Carrickmacross conceded to Scotstown.
Currin overtook Inniskeen in second place in the Monaghan Electrical Intermediate Football League when they hit four goals to beat the Grattans in Scotsthouse on Saturday.
Donaghmoyne will have to replay the Ulster Club Ladies SFC Final in their bid for a third consecutive title after they drew with Termon on Sunday. The reigning All-Ireland champions led for long spells, but they conceded four goals to the Donegal side, meaning they had to rally late on for a draw. The teams will return to Clones this Saturday. Monaghan Harps won the Ladies Division Two League Final against Scotstown on Saturday evening.
Clontibret won the Ulster Club Junior Camogie Championship when they defeated Loughgiel of Antrim in the final by 3-11 to 3-3 on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Conor McManus helped Ireland to a comfortable win over Australia in the first International Rules test in Cavan on Saturday night. The Clontibret forward accounted for five points (one ‘over’ and two ‘behinds’) as Ireland cruised to a 57-35 win.