Slaughtneil are Derry senior football champions again after an 0-11 to 1-04 victory over holders Magherafelt in Bellaghy.

In a game played in testing conditions, the winners were 0-04 to 0-02 ahead at the break with Chrissy McKaigue impressing.

Points from Shane McGuigan, Francis McEldowney and Brendan Rodgers extended that lead to five on the resumption.

Jared Monaghan goaled on 41 minutes to give Magharafelt hope. However, the 2017 winners responded well with Christopher Bradley firing over a brace of frees. 

Shane McGuigan and a point from from play by Bradley sealed the deal.