Hurling & Camogie

Liam Watson stars as Warwickshire fown Fermanagh

Allianz HL Division 2A round 2

Kildare 1-16 Westmeath 1-14

KILDARE caught the eye with this two point win against Westmeath. John Mulhall, a former All-Ireland winner with Kilkenny notched the goal for the Lilywhites, and David Reidy hit 0-9. The win leaves them in a strong position promotion-wise. Westmeath, who had been favourites to be promoted, have now los their first two games.

Allianz HL Division 2B round 2

Wicklow 2-17 Mayo 1-17

WICKLOW have maintained their unbeaten start to the league season, as they just got the better of Mayo in a keenly contested game in Aughrim. George O’Brien and Padraig Doyle raised late green flags for the Garden county.

Allianz HL Division 3A round 2

Monaghan 1-21 Donegal 3-14

A POINT by top scorer and man-of-the-match Donal Meegan saw Monaghan snatch the narrowest of victories over Donegal in an absorbing contest.

Monaghan started brightly and led by 1-4 0-1 at the end of the opening quarter, the goal by Brian McGuigan in the ninth minute, but by half-time Donegal were a point in front 1-7 to 1-6, their goal rifled home by Danny Cullen.

Monaghan started the second-half by reeling off six unanswered points between the second and ninth minutes to open a four points lead, but then lost Tadgh Campbell to a second yellow card.

Donegal then grabbed the initiative to hit an unanswered 2-2, the goals by David Flynn and Richie Kee, to open a four points lead.

From there to the finish though it was helter-skelter stuff, but Monaghan struck for the winner in stoppage time to seal a memorable victory.

Louth 0-12 Tyrone 5-16

TYRONE got their league campaign up and running in Darver after their loss to Monaghan last Sunday. In a resounding defeat of Louth, Damien Casey, Pierse O’Kelly, Duibhir Marshall and Sean Og Grogan (2) shared their five goals.

Allianz HL Division 3B round 2

Leitrim 3-13 Longford 2-19

IN an exciting tussle in Carrick-on-Shannon, Longford came out the right side of the result against Leitrim and sit at the top of the table alongside Warwickshire

Fermanagh 1-9 Warwickshire 2-12

LIAM Watson hit 2-10 as Warwickshire made it two wins from two. The former Antrim player was in a class of his own for the Exiles, who lost Colm McBride to a second yellow card in the first half. Sean Corrigan scored an early goal for the hosts, who led coming up to the break, before Watson netted his first to leave the sides tied at the break. The Loughgiel Shamrocks man hit a second goal shortly after half time and a series of points.