There were dramatic scenes in Healy park as Conor McAlliskey scored a late goal for Tyrone to secure victory over Derry in front of over 4,000 fans.
Derry were dominant for most of the game with Sean Cavanagh and Stephen O’Neil keeping Tyrone in the match.
The sides were level at 0-07 apiece but Derry pushed on in the second half and were leading by two points in the closing stages before Conor McAlliskey’s late goal for the Red Hands gave them a narrow win, Tyrone 1-14 0-15 Derry.
Down and Cavan were also level at half time 0-08 to 1-05 thanks to a Paul McComiskey goal. Cavan started the second half well but through Down’s Ryan Kelly the Mournemen were able to gain a two point victory, Cavan 0-12 1-11 Down.
In the other two matches Monaghan survived a late rally by St Marys to win 1-13 2-07, and Antrim won a tight battle agianst the Students of UUJ on a score line of 2-09 1-15 at Casement Park.
Sunday 6 January
O’Byrne Cup SF round 1
Longford 1-07 1-09 Meath, Ballymahon FT
Louth 2-15 1-13 UCD, Drogheda FT
Carlow 1-12 3-13 Dublin, Carlow FT
Wicklow 1-12 2-09 DCU, Greystones FT
Offaly 1-11 1-08 Laois, Tullamore FT
Westmeath 1-22 0-13 AIT, Athlone FT
Wexford 1-11 1-15 DIT, Enniscorthy FT
Kildare 1-13 0-07 Carlow IT, Newbridge FT
McKenna Cup SF round 1
Monaghan 1-13 2-07 St Mary’s, Clones FT
Cavan 0-12 1-11 Down, Kingspan Breffni Park FT
UUJ 2-09 1-15 Antrim, Casement Park FT
Tyrone 1-14 0-15 Derry, Healy Park FT
FBD FL round 1
NUIG 0-06 0-15 Galway, Pearse Stadium FT
Sligo 0-14 0-05 Sligo IT, Kent Park FT
Roscommon 0-05 0-06 Leitrim, Elphin FT
McGrath Cup SF Preliminary Round
Clare 1-19 1-02 LIT, Miltown-Malbay FT
Cork 1-15 0-11 CIT, Cork IT FT
Sunday 13th January
McKenna Cup SF round 2
St Mary’s v Fermanagh, Brewster Park, 2pm
Donegal v Monaghan, Pairc MacCumhaill, 2pm
Armagh v Cavan, Athletic Grounds, 2pm
Down v Queens, Pairc Esler, 2pm
Antrim v Tyrone, Casement Park, 2pm
Derry v UUJ, Celtic Park, 2pm