Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Uladh

Weekend’s club championship round-up around Ulster

August 29th, 2023



Aidan Maguire’s early goal was the crucial score as Creggan defeated Dunloy 1-11 to 0-11 in the Antrim SFC.

Lamh Dhearg struck three points in the closing stages to advance to the knockout stages following a 0-10 each draw 0-10 against Naomh Eanna.

Casements Portglenone enjoyed an impressive 1-16 to 1-9 success against Ahoghill.

Erins Own, Cargin also advanced to the quarter-final stage following a 5-12 to 2-9 triumph over St John’s.

Tír na nÓg and Rossa played out a 1-7 to 0-10 draw in Whitehill.



Holders Crossmaglen Rangers cruised to a convincing 2-12 to 0-5 win over Sarsfields.

Goals from Jamie Clarke and Rian O’Neill ensured Crossmaglen registered a victory following an opening round draw with Clan na Gael.

There was no shortage of drama as Clan na Gael staged a remarkable comeback to defeat Mullaghbawn 3-13 to 3-9.

Trailing by eight points at the break, Clan na Gael produced a brilliant second half performance.

Ballymacnab proved far too strong for Dromintee, winning 4-14 to 0-8, while Madden edged out Shane O’Neill’s 0-11 to 0-10.

Clann Eireann defeated Grange 2-12 to 1-9, while Granemore and St Peter’s divided the spoils, 0-10 each.



Conor Madden’s goal helped champions Gowna secure a 1-14 to 0-8 victory over Lavey.

Ramor United defeated Mullahoran 2-14 to 1-11, while Killygarry prevailed 1-15 to 0-14 against Cavan Gaels.

Lacken won a tight battle, 2-9 to 1-11, against Castlerahan, while Crosserlough beat Laragh 4-15 to 0-10.

Kingscourt Stars defeated Ballinagh 3-13 to 1-11.



Steelstown Brian Ógs and Slaughtneil chalked up wins on Saturday evening in the Derry SFC.

Steelstown defeated The Loup 1-12 to 0-14, while a star studded Slaughtneil beat Ballinderry 1-19 to 0-7.

On Sunday Kilrea impressed in a 3-13 to 0-9 victory over Seán O’Leary GAC Newbridge.

Holders Glen overcame Eoghan Rua’s resistance to post a 1-9 to 0-7 win, while Dungiven defeated Swatragh 1-6 to 0-8.



Rivals Naomh Conaill and St Eunan’s played out a 0-9 draw at Davy Brennan Memorial Park.

Eunan’s, with Conor O’Donnell and Niall O’Donnell effective, moved six points ahead early in the second half, but Naomh Conaill responded.

Ciaran Thompson and Charlie McGuinness landed crucial scores before Ethan O’Donnell’s last gasp leveller.

Cloughaneely, Ardara, and Four Masters secured Round Two victories on Sunday.

The previous day Aodh Ruadh, Kilcar, Seán MacCumhaills, and Glenswilly, with Michael Murphy influential, all earned victories.



It was a busy few days in the Down SFC with Downpatrick defeating Saul 0-13 to 0-12 on Thursday evening.

Two games took place on Friday with Clonduff defeating Bredagh 1-14 to 2-6, while Loughinisland beat Ballyholland 2-15 to 0-13.

At the weekend Glenn survived a tough test from Saval, winning 1-11 to 1-9 at the end of a controversial encounter.

Declan Carville’s opening period goal was a vital score for Glenn.

A penalty shootout was necessary as Longstone defeated Castlewellan following a 2-8 to 1-11 draw after extra-time.

County champions Kilcoo were 1-13 to 0-10 winner over Carryduff at Páirc Esler on Monday evening.



County champions Ballybay suffered a disappointing 2-8 to 0-8 loss against Latton O’Rahillys

Aaron Mulligan and Ryan Duffy scored Latton’s goals as Ballybay have only taken one point from their opening three fixtures.

Scotstown were always in control against Magheracloone, winning 4-19 to 0-11.

James Hamill, Jack McCarron, Ryan Malley, and Jason Carey netted goals for Scotstown.

Aughnamullen defeated Truagh 3-11 to 1-14, while Inniskeen overcame Donaghmoyne 0-18 to 0-11.

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