Ulster MFC round-up

May 12, 2018

There were victories for Derry, Tyrone and Cavan in the Ulster minor football championship this evening
<p>Derry, Tyrone and Cavan gained entry to the Ulster MFC winners enclosure this evening.</p> <p>Derry overcame hosts Armagh by 3-14 to 1-5 at the Athletic Grounds.</p> <p>First half-goals from Ethan Doherty and Shea Murray laid the foundations for the Oak Leafers&rsquo; impressive 15-point winning margin.</p> <p>The visitors held a 2-6 to 1-4 advantage at the break and pulled away in the second-half with Eoghan Hawe netting their third goal via the penalty spot.</p> <p>Mark Hayes and Daniel Fullerton were the goal scorers as Tyrone inflicted a 2-11 to 0-9 defeat on Derry in Pairc Esler.</p> <p>Hayes&rsquo; eight minute effort helped to establish a 1-5 to 0-3 interval lead for the visitors and Fullerton made sure of the win when finding the back of the Mourne County&rsquo;s net with one minute of normal time remaining.</p> <p>Cavan, meanwhile, produced a strong finish to register a 2-9 to 1-7 victory over Fermanagh in Brewster Park.</p> <p>Emmet Boylan and Fermanagh&rsquo;s Conor Love (penalty) traded goals in the opening period and the scoreboard read 1-5 to 1-4 in favour of the visitors at the half-time whistle.</p> <p>The sides were level on 1-7 apiece after 54 minutes of play before substitute Fionnt&aacute;n O&#39;Reilly scored an all-important second goal for the Breffni County.</p>


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