Tullamore emerged as the big winners from Round 3 of the Tullamore Court Hotel Senior Football Championship, as their 1-17 to 0-9 victory over Clara was enough to secure a semi-final place from Group 2.
Despite losing their first two games, ‘The Blues’ have squeezed through to the penultimate round with a better scoring difference than Clara and Cappincur.
Rhode topped the group thanks to a 3-13 to 0-10 win over Cappincur, with Conor McNamee (2) and Niall McNamee netting the goals.
In Group 1, reigning champions Ferbane also maintained their 100% record with a 1-12 to 1-9 defeat of Shamrocks, while Edenderry secured second spot in the group with a 2-17 to 3-10 victory over a gallant Bracknagh side. Oisin Kelly scored the only goal for the 2019 kingpins, while Rory Egan and Cian Farrell raised green flags for Edenderry.
The semi-finals will take place in two weeks’ time, while Clara and Bracknagh must meet to avoid relegation.
Please check this link for all the tables, and results to date: Offaly GAA Fixtures & Results
(Just select the grade under ‘Current Competitions’ on left hand side, then go to the drop down menu for each group)
In the Senior B Football Championship, Gracefield and Tubber displayed top form on Saturday evening in their respective victories over Erin Rovers and Shannonbridge. Durrow and Ballycumber came through from the other group and it promises to be an exciting conclusion to this championship also.
St Brigid’s were unlucky to be eliminated from the Intermediate Football Championship despite winning two of their three games. However, the penultimate round will be contested by St Rynagh’s v Clonbullogue and Kilcormac/ Killoughey v Ballycommon.
And in the Junior ‘A’ Football Championship, the semi-final line up is Daingean v Clara and Kilclonfert v Tullamore.