From Odhrán Crumley
There were three games up for decision in both the junior and intermediate Ulster Club championship with Fermanagh’s Aghadrumsee and Derry duo Banagher and Limavady advancing.
Ulster Intermediate Club Football Championship Preliminary Round
Banagher (Derry) 2-11 Belnaleck (Fermanagh) 0-9
After waiting 66 years to claim a championship at senior level, the North Derry side blew their Fermanagh counterparts aside with a storming second half performance.
Goals either side of the half from sharpshooter Tiarnan Moore, who finished with 2-2 sent the men in maroon well on their way.
Darragh McGurn fresh off the back of a county call-up led the Ernesiders charge with 0-4 while Peter Hagan and Mark Lynch were on target for the Oakleaf men.
Enda Muldoon’s side advance to the Quarter-Final were they will travel to face Donegal kingpins, Glenfin.
Ulster Junior Club Football Championship Quarter-Final
Limavady (Derry) 2-9 Teconnaught (Down) 0-11
Limavady eventually overcame the challenge of the Teconnaught over the course of a rather lacklustre in Owenbeg on Saturday evening.
The Derry kicked twelve wide’s over the course of the contest and led by one at the minimum thanks to a major from Cormac Quigley who was causing havoc inside.
Patrick Grant was most impressive for the Mourne men kicking 0-5 and kept his side in contention heading into the final ten minutes of the contest before substitute Brandon O’Brien rattled the net to seal his sides spot in the last four.
The Wolfhounds now advance to the last four where they will collide with Fermanagh champions, Aghadrumsee.
Keady (Armagh) 2-10 Aghadrumsee (Fermanagh) 1-15
Aghadrumsee saw off the challenge of Keady in a highly entertaining contest on Saturday afternoon at the Athletic Grounds.
In a high-scoring first half contest, the Erne County led 1-11 to 2-3 before being outscored 0-7 to 0-4 holding out for a place in the last four.
Next up, is an intriguing clash with Derry kingpins Limavady in just over two week’s time in the semi-final of the competition.