The first silverware of the season was won by Mattock Rangers who won the Div 2 title in sunny Dundalk on Sunday, beating St Pats by a scoreline of 3-12 to 3-07.
See full match report and more great photos from dundalksport.ie and Warren Matthews.
Mattock Rangers will meet St Pats in the Division Two final at Clan na Gael Park on Sunday morning. Mattock beat Roche/Na Piarsaigh 2-10 to 2-8 in their semi-final in Collon with Pats overcoming Kilhill, 4-11 to 3-7 in Lordship on Wednesday evening.
In Division One Geraldines will meet either Stabannon or St Fechins in the decider after beating St Mochtas, 1-11 to 1-10, in their semi-final in Haggardstown.
The Stabannon v Fechins semi-final will be on Sunday morning.
The groups stages of the Division 1 & 2 league came to a conclusion on Sunday morning with the semi-final placings in both divisions decided.
In Division 1 Geraldines clinched the top spot with a 4-8 to 3-5 win over the Fechins, who had led the way up until this weekend. Stabannon’s recent run of good form and St Mochtas win over the Brides saw them grab the other two semi-final spots. Cooley’s win over the Blues wasn’t enough to lift them into the top four.
In Divsion 2 St Pats claimed the top spot with a win over Glyde, while Mattock held on to second place despite loosing out to the Dreadnots. The injury hit Naomh Mairtin/Glen Emmets were unable to overcome Naomh Fionnbarra in a high scoring encounter in Togher (4-20 to 7-5), so Roche/Na Piarsaigh and Killhill held on to the third and fourth places.
All the results and tables are available in the results section (click on the competition name link to see the table).
Its all to play for in Divisions 1, 2 & 3 after this weeks midweek games. The league semi-final pairings for Divisions 1 & 2 should be clear after this weekend’s final round of fixtures.
Last night saw wins for the Gers over St Kevins and Stabannon over St Mochtas in Division 1, but the Fechins still lead the way.
In Division 2 Mattock hold on to the top spot with a win over Glyde, while Killhill got the better of the Mairtins/Emmets and Roche/Na Piarsaigh came out on top against Noamh Fionnbarra.
In Division 3 the Clans continue to lead the way with another victory, this time over the Blues B on Tuesday, while O’Raghallaighs/Plunketts keep up the chase with a win over Hunterstown.
Full results here
The Fechins continue to set the pace at the top of Division 1, after their 2-12 to 2-4 away versus The Brides. They look assured of a semi-final spot now, but its wide open for the remaining three spots after the weekend. Stabannon continued their good form with a big over St Kevins and St Mochtas got the better of Geraldines by 3 points in a close battle in Haggardstown.
Div 1 Table:
In Division 2, there was a win for table toppers Mattock over Killhill (3-14 to 2-06). Roche/Na Piarsaigh stayed in contention with a win over Glyde and Naomh Fionnbarra are also not far off the pace following a 7-11 to 5-8 win in their local derby against the Dreadnots.
Div 2 Table:
Some great games in Divisions 1 & 2 on Wednesday evening and it’s very tight at the top in both divisions as we reach the business end of the league campaigns.
In Division 1 St Fechins hold on to the top spot with a 5 point home win over St Mochtas (1-7 to 1-5). Stabannon continued their recovery with a narrow 2 point win over Cooley, 2-13 to 2-11 was the final score in Stabannon. And St Kevins got the better of the Blues in Philipstown, winning 5-11 to 4-9.
The Division 1 Table:
In Division 2, St Pats just came out winners in the top of the table clash with Naomh Mairtin / Glen Emmets in Lordship, winning a thrilling match on a score of 5-13 to 6-7. Glyde picked up their second win with a big victory over Dreadnots, 5-15 to 4-6, while Roche/Na Piarsaigh keep the pressure on the top 3 with a good 3-12 to 2-4 away win over Killhill.
The Division 2 Table:
The draw for the 2018 Club Championships was made in Ardee on Monday 14th May.
The dates for the 2018 Adult Club Championships approved at the May County Board meeting are as follows;
Also, a reminder that all trophies won in 2017 are due to be handed back, in particular the three adult championship trophies required for the launch night next Monday.