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Armagh suffered their second defeat of the campaign when
they went down to Kerry 2-7 to 0-10. The kingdom led at
the break 1-5 to 0-5 and managed to maintain their three
point advantage until the end. Aileen Matthews finished
top scorer with four points while Alma O Donnell and Mairead
Tennyson contributed three and two points respectively.

Tyrone lost heavily to Mayo in the same division 3-9 to
0-3. The game was delayed owing to Mayo turning up with
the same colour jerseys. When it did get going Mayo were
excellent at led at the break 1-5 to no score. They continued
their dominance in the second half. Tyrone’s first score
didn’t arrive until the 46th minute when Gemma Begley fired
over. Once again Cora Staunton was magical.

In Division 1B Monaghan qualified for the Playoffs by beating
Donegal 3-6 to 0-4. By losing the game Donegal are now relegated
and will play Division 2 football next season while Monaghan
will now face Kerry in the knockout stages. Therese Mc Nally
finished top scorer with 1-3. A mini injury crisis forced
Owen Mc Nally to use some new players, debutant Ciara Mc
Anespie didn’t let him down when she netted in the second

In Division 2 Down followed Last weeks win with another
victory however this time it was a lot closer as the Mourne
girls had just a point to spare over Longford. The sides
were level 0-2 each at the break however inspired by the
brilliant Eilish Mc Conville they secured the points 0-6
to 0-5. Substitute Aileen Pyers scored the winner in the
56th minute.

In Division 3 Cavan and Fermanagh both maintained their
unbeaten runs. Cavan hammered Louth 3-10 to 0-4 on Friday
night. Fermanagh had their game temporarily stopped owing
to a hail storm but when it resumed they went on to beat
Offaly 2-10 to 1-3. Caroline Little (1-3), Emer Martin (1-2),
Terry Cassidy (0-3), Marcella Connolly (0-3) and Sharon
Little (0-1) were the scorers.

Derry also scored an important win as they beat Westmeath
1-10 to 2-5.

Antrim were very unlucky losing to Wicklow by a single point
2-7 to 1-9. If you have any news, match reports, etc that
you would like considered for publication – contact Paul
swift at pswift5@eircom.net or 0035386 1703640 .


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