Tyrone to meet Derry in semi final as Donegal miss out

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BZremJTCUAAN84fAfter Wednesday nights final group games in the Dr Mc Kenna Cup Tyrone will play Derry and Cavan will take on Monagahn in this weekends semi finals.
Donegal had their second win of the campaign beating the students of Queens in Ballybofey 3-17 to 3-5.
Captain Michael Murphy scored 1-7 while his forward partner Colm Mc Fadden bagged 1-3 and Rory Kavanagh came off the bench to score the third goal.
The game also seen the return of Christy Toye, who made his first appearance in a Donegal jersey since the All Ireland Final.
The 12 point win wasn’t enough to make the semi finals but Donegal Manager Jim Mc Guinness was content with the win but the focus no turns to the league.


Defending champions Tyrone remain on course for  three-in-a-row  McKenna Cups after thrashing Armagh by 5-16 to 7 points to top section A.  PJ Lavery scored two of the goals for Mickey Harte’s side while the others came from Ciaran Mc Ginley Peter Harte and Mattie Donnelly.
Derry maintained their 100 percentage start to the year as they beat St Marys in Owenbeg to top Section B where Aaron Kerrigan starred scoring 1-7.
The Tyrone Derry semi final will be played this Sunday at Healy Park in Omagh at 2pm.
Monaghan pipped both Donegal and Antrim to the best runners up spot.
Monaghan’s 15-point victory over Fermanagh in Brewster Park was enough for them to reach the last four as they beat their hosts by 2-20 to 11 points.
In the nights other game, Antrim were 1-12 to 10 points winners over their hosts, Down.

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