Allianz National Football League Division Three: Carlow 1-11 Down 0-15
RED mist descended on Dr Cullen Park at the final whistle but that mattered not a jot to Down who took the two points thanks to Donal O’Hare’s superb injury-time winner.
Allianz National Football League Division One: Dublin 1-11 Tyrone 1-14
THERE was no fist-pumping and not too much backslapping at the final whistle – but the Tyrone players drew a fair amount of satisfaction from beating Dublin for the first time since 2013 at Croke Park on Saturday night.
Allianz National Football League Division One: Dublin 1-11 Tyrone 1-14 WHEN Cormac Costello pressed on the accelerator and breezed through the Tyrone defence to grab an early goal, a familiar narrative was expected to unfold at Croke Park on Saturday night.
HEADING towards the final two games of the League campaign – two games that will decide whether or not they fall through the Division One trapdoor – January 27 must seem like a long, long time ago for Monaghan.
Allianz National Football League Division Four: Antrim v Wicklow (today, 2pm, Corrigan Park) NO hope of promotion, no threat of relegation, there is nothing but pride on the line for Antrim and Wicklow today as they bid to end their League campaigns on a high note.
Lidl National Football League Division Two round 5: Waterford v Tyrone (Today, Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 1pm) TYRONE face a must-win game away to Waterford this afternoon if they are to keep their hopes of a Division Two semi-final spot alive.
Allianz National Football League: Carlow v Down (tomorrow, Dr Cullen Park, 3pm) MOMENTUM is massive and Down hope it will help to carry them over another formidable obstacle on the road to promotion in Carlow this afternoon.
Allianz National Football League Division One: Dublin v Tyrone (tonight, 7pm, Croke Park, live on eirSport 1) ON September 2 last year, the sound of a Dublin party starting deep in the bowels of Croke Park provided the backdrop as, one by one, the Tyrone players made their way from the losing dressing room.
Allianz National Football League Division Two: Cork v Donegal (today, 2pm, Páirc Uí Rinn) SUFFICE to say that neither Cork nor Donegal have met their expectations thus far, but then there’s more realism attached to those of the former than of the latter.
Derry v Leitrim (today, Celtic Park, 4pm) CELTIC Park looks set to host one of the most passive games of the weekend as these two teams engage in a bit of shadow-boxing ahead of their Croke Park meeting on March 30.