It was a frantic affair at ‘The Bridge’ yesterday where St Michael’s and St Eunan’s renewed their bitter rivalry with no less than players being sent to the line in the 1-13 to 3-07 draw. Mark Anthony McGinley and Martin McElhinney saw red for the home side, while Michael Miller, Darragh Mulgrew and John Haran were dismissed by referee Mark Dorrian.
Kilcar continued their good form with a three point win over Gaoth Dobhair on a scoreline of 2-14 to 2-11. Naomh Conaill saw off the challenge of Dungloe on Friday night with a four point victory in Glenties.
At the bottom, Bundoran recorded a shock win against Glenswilly, who had Michael Murphy back in the fold following Donegal’s exit from the championship but it was Jamie Brennan who stole the show with the young forward hitting 1–05, helping the sea-siders to a 1-14 to 1-11 win.
Milford overcame Four Masters at Moyleview with two points to spare, despite the Donegal Town men hitting eight unanswered points in the second half. It ended 3-09 to 0-16 and leaves Four Masters at the bottom of the league and facing relegation.
Aodh Ruadh continued their impressive scoring record at home to Termon on Sunday afternoon, with the Ballyshannon men hitting 4-14 to Termon’s 1-13. Not to be outdone by their title rivals, Cloughaneely managed to score an incredible 6-19 at home to Naomh Columba who only managed 0-14.
Elsewhere in Division Two, Ardara and Glenfin overcame Buncrana and Killybegs respectively.
Letterkenny Gaels caused a bit of a shock beating a fancied St Naul’s side 3-07 to 0-13 giving them a real life-line in their battle to avoid relegation. Burt got the better of Downings in a 0-9 to 0-7 win away from home, while Naomh Mhuire had eight points to spare against Naomh Brid.
In Group A of the Championship, Urris and Reg Hughes took victories over Robert Emmets and Moville respectively while in Group B, Convoy took no mercy on Naomh Padraig of Lifford winning 5-17 to 0-3. Naomh Colmcille of Newtown showed their class against Na Rossa winning 1-18 to 0-5. This will be a competitve championship with Newtown, Convoy and Urris all vying for glory this season.