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Sunday's Club GAA action

Updated: Monday, 05 Nov 2012 11:33 | Comments

Anthony Thompson of Naomh Conaill is chased by Mark McGowan of St Eunan's Thomas O'Connor of Kilmurray-Ibrickane shows his dejection at defeat Gareth McKinless of Ballinderry gets to grips with Ciaran McGinley of Errigal Ciaran Michael Reidy of Dromcollogher- Broadford attempts to avoid Castlehaven's Mark Cahalane Robert O'Loughlin of Kilmacud Crokes gets out in front of Rory Jacob of Oulart-the-Ballagh
Anthony Thompson of Naomh Conaill is chased by Mark McGowan of St Eunan's Thomas O'Connor of Kilmurray-Ibrickane shows his dejection at defeat Gareth McKinless of Ballinderry gets to grips with Ciaran McGinley of Errigal Ciaran Michael Reidy of Dromcollogher- Broadford attempts to avoid Castlehaven's Mark Cahalane Robert O'Loughlin of Kilmacud Crokes gets out in front of Rory Jacob of Oulart-the-Ballagh

St Eunan’s have been crowned Donegal Senior football champions despite finishing their final against Naomh Conaill with 14 men.

A late ’45 from Mark McGowan gave the men from Letterkenny the edge by 1-07 to 0-09 after David McGinley had been red-carded following a schmozzle in the closing stages.

A Colman Kennedy goal helped Clonmel Commercials to the Tipperary title after they had seven points to spare over Thomas MacDonaghs on a scoreline of 1-09 to 0-05.

Robert Ahearne struck two goals for Stradbally in the Waterford decider, but his side were still unable to get the better of The Nire as it finished tied 2-02 to 0-08.

There was also action in provincial Championships, with Kerry champions Dr Crokes getting a major scare in Co Clare before squeezing past Kilmurray-Ibrickane by 2-08 to 0-13.

Cork side Castlehaven are also into the Munster semi-finals after a comfortable 1-15 to 0-07 victory over Dromcollogher-Broadford. The Limerick champions were reduced to 14 men when Mike Boyce saw red.

Meanwhile in Ulster, Aidan Gallagher netted a goal as Antrim giants St Gall's cruised past Fermanagh’s Tempo Maguires by 1-15 to 0-09.

Down side Kilcoo had six points to spare over Ballybay - 0-13 to 0-07 -  with the Monaghan side seeing county player Drew Wylie issued a red card.

There was also a dismissal at Healy Park, where Ballinderry's Conor Wilkinson saw red for two bookings as his side fell to Tyrone’s Errigal Ciaran by the minimum - 0-11 to 0-10.

There was also hurling provincial action in Leinster, where Wexford champions Oulart-the-Ballagh overcame Dublin’s Kilmacud Crokes by 1-13 to 1-12. A last-gasp free from Nicky Kirwan proved the difference for the men from Slaneyside.

Elsewhere in Leinster, there were wins for Kilcormac-Killoughey (Offaly) over Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow) and for Rathdowney Errill (Laois) against Clonkill (Westmeath).

Results:

Donegal SFC final
St Eunan’s 1-07 Naomh Conaill 0-09

Tipperary SFC final
Clonmel Commercials 1-09 Thomas MacDonaghs 0-05

Waterford SFC final
Stradbally 2-02 The Nire 0-08

Leinster SHC quarter-finals
Oulart-the-Ballagh (Wexford) 1-13 Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin) 1-12
Kilcormac-Killoughey (Offaly) 1-11 Mount Leinster Rangers (Carlow) 0-09
Rathdowney Errill (Laois) 1-12 Clonkill (Westmeath) 0-12

Ulster SFC quarter-finals
St Gall’s (Antrim) 1-15 Tempo Maguires (Fermanagh) 0-09
Kilcoo (Down) 0-13 Ballybay (Monaghan) 0-07
Errigal Ciaran (Tyrone) 0-11 Ballinderry (Derry) 0-10

Munster SFC quarter-finals
Dr Crokes (Kerry) 2-08 Kilmurry-Ibrickane (Clare) 0-13
Castlehaven (Cork) 1-15 Dromcollogher-Broadford (Limerick) 0-07

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