AFL Division 1 (O’Rourke Cup): The game of the day was at Lisnamult where Pádraig Pearses came from two points down at half-time to pip the hosts by a point 1-8 to 0-10. The game was marred by a serious injury to Niall Carty who is recovering.
St. Croan’s are now on top of the Division 1 table after they continued their unbeaten run against Tulsk.
The Kilmore v Clann na nGael game was abandoned after Kilmore player Colm Garvey sustained a serious head injury but thankfully he is recovering well, according to reports.
Elphin and St. Brigid’s shared the points at The Orchard Park. Brigid’s led by 2-3 to 0-4 at half-time but a late Frankie Cregg goal helped the home side to a draw.
Western Gaels prevailed by 2-11 to 0-14 against Strokestown with James McDonald and Derek Moran getting the all-important goals.
AFL Division 2 (O’Gara Cup): Boyle were just too strong for Michael Glavey’s on Saturday evening last. Stephen Comer fired two goals for Glavey’s but Donie Smith’s two goals for Boyle helped them to a 4-10 to 2-12 win.
St. Faithleach’s put up a big score (0-23) defeating Éire Óg (2-7) at Ballyleague, with Ciaráin and Diarmuid Murtagh starring for the home side. Colm Lavin scored two penalties for Éire Óg.
Oran scored a very impressive 2-10 to 0-5 win against St. Dominic’s at Rockfield, the highlight being a great goal from Thomas Fetherston.
Meanwhile, Fuerty scored an impressive 3-13 in their win against Castlerea St. Kevin’s (0-15). Fuerty led 2-8 to 0-5 at half-time.
Junior champions Creggs also had a very impressive win against Western Gaels by 3-14 to 1-5. Former underage county star Noel Gately made his re-appearance in that match after two years out with injury and he scored a goal on his return
AFL Division 3 (Tansey Cup): There were good wins for St. Barry’s against Elphin and Ballinameen who had just a point to spare against St. Michael’s. Kilglass Gaels had six points to spare against Shannon Gaels in a high-scoring game and in another high-scoring match St. Aidan’s beat Clann na nGael by three points.
All matches are on Sunday this weekend. In Division 1, St. Croan’s will put their unbeaten record on the line when they travel to Lisnamult to take on Roscommon Gaels. Kilmore and Western Gaels will get the ball rolling at noon in Kilmore. Strokestown will host Clann na nGael at 1 pm while Pádraig Pearses host Elphin at Pairc an Piarsiagh.
In The O’Gara Cup, St. Dominic’s will hope to get back to winning ways however they have a difficult trip to Loughglynn to face Éire Óg. Match of the day here could be the meeting of Oran and high-flying Boyle at Rockfield.
St. Faithleach’s will be favourites to keep on winning when they face Michael Glavey’s at Ballyleague. Castlerea will face Western Gaels at O’Rourke Park.
The Tansey Cup will see St. Barry’s facing Kilbride, Ballinameen at home to St. Aidan’s and Shannon Gaels host St. Michael’s.