Another weekend of Gaelic Football action in all four provinces saw Kildare and Dublin progress to the semi-final stage of the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup with easy wins over Offaly and U.C.D respectively.
Another great win for D.C.U who overcame Longford 2-11 to 0-12 in Ballymahon.
Last year’s McGrath Cup champions, Kerry are not taking part this time round as Cork , Tipperary and Cork C.I.T had good wins today but a fancied Limerick side were on the receiving end of a 1-19 to 0-10 beating from the students of U.C.C.
In Ulster, All-Ireland semi-finalists Down lost to a resurgent Cavan who ran out winners by 1-14 to 2-8 as Tyrone eased to a 1-12 to 0-10 win over hosts Antrim at Casement Park.
Highlights of the FBD Insurance League in Connacht were Leitrim’s three points win against Roscommon and a convincing win for Galway over visitors London 1-15 to 0-8 at Duggan Park.
More detailed reports to follow.
Dr McKenna Cup SF R2
Antrim 0-10 1-12 Tyrone, Casement Park FT
Fermanagh 2-13 0-10 Queens, Brewster Park FT
Monaghan 0-11 4-12 Down, Clones FT
Armagh 1-18 0-10 St Mary’s, Morgan Athletic Grounds FT
Cavan 1-14 2-08 Donegal, Kingspan Breffni Park FT
O’Byrne Cup SF quarter-finals
Meath 0-11 Louth 0-05, Pairc Tailteann FT
Longford 0-12 DCU 2-11, Ballymahon FT
Kildare 0-17 Offaly 0-04, Newbridge FT
McGrath Cup SF quarter-finals
CIT 2-16 2-05 IT Tralee, CIT Sportsgrounds FT
Cork 2-14 0-07 Clare, Pairc Ui Rinn FT
Tipperary 4-16 0-06 Waterford IT, Clonmel FT
Limerick 0-10 1-19 UCC, Rathkeale FT
FBD Insurance FL
Leitrim 1-08 1-05 Roscommon, Ballinamore FT
Mayo 4-11 0-11 GMIT, Ballinrobe FT
Sligo IT 0-06 1-09 Sligo, Enniscrone FT
Galway 1-15 0-08 London, Duggan Park FT
O’Byrne Cup SF Shield
Wicklow 1-12 1-09 Athlone IT, Baltinglass FT
Westmeath 0-13 0-16 Dublin IT, Kinnegad FT
Carlow 1-07 1-14 Laois, Carlow FT
Challenge hurling match
Galway 2-19 1-18 Clare, Clarecastle FT