GAEIL FHÁNADA recorded an impressive home win on Saturday, on a night when Naomh Bríd jumped to second in the AllSportStore.com All-County Football League Division 3.
Buncrana drew 0-11 apiece away to Downings for a result that meant the Inishowen side was leapfrogged into second. Buncrana couldn’t put Downings away and the sides had to settle for a stalemate.
Naomh Bríd rose above them into second with a fine 2-10 to 0-13 win over Naomh Colmcille in Newtowncunningham.
Owen Harron netted the opening goal in the 25th minute and the Ballintra men led 1-5 to 0-4.
Shane Walsh fired home to put six between them in the 48th minute and they held onto a lead.
Willie Gillespie kicked seven points, including some wonder points from all angles, in what was his final game before he departs this week for America, representing a huge blow for Francie Martin’s team, who’ve yet to catch fire this year.[adrotate group=”45″]
Gaeil Fhánada overcame Urris with a comprehensive 2-12 to 1-5 win at Paurc Uí Shiail.
Seamus ‘Coshia’ Friel scored 1-2 and Oisin McFadden, a substitute, also bagged a goal, while Seamus ‘Nanny’ Friel helped himself to four point and Fergal Friel scored two, with Sean McDaid scoring the Urris goal.