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THIS week’s lotto numbers were 3,10,21,24. There were thirteen match three winners who each won £10.

Fr Rocks seniors produced their most impressive display of the season to see off league rivals Moy in a top of the table All County League clash on Sunday night. The home side got off to a blistering start with two points in the opening two minutes. Cookstown however took control of the game from then on and scores from play from Martin Murray and James McGahan leveled the contest on five minutes.

The teams exchanged scores for the next ten minutes with McGahan and Barry Mulligan the Rocks marksmen, and a brilliant individual effort from Shea McGarrity saw Cookstown lead by a point with five minutes to the break. A high ball into the square caused havoc in the Moy defence and Conor Mullan capitalized to fire home a vital goal, which was quickly followed by a James McGahan free to leave the half time score 1-6 to 0-5 to Cookstown.

It was the visitors who dominated the second half, which saw important points from the boot of Barry Hughes and David Hughes to stay in control. Further scores from James McGahan and Conor O’Hare were matched by a great defensive performance, which meant that Fr Rocks held on for a 1-10 to 0-9 victory.

This was a great all round team performance with all players superb on the day. The perfect response after last weeks defeat. James McGahan (0-4, 3frees), M Murray (0-1), Barry Mulligan (0-1), Conor Mullan (1-0), David Hughes (0-1), Conor Mullan (0-1), Barry Hughes (0-1), Conor O’Hare (0-1).

Training for under 10 boys and girls as well as Under 8s will take place this Friday 6:00-7:00pm at Paddy Cullen Park. The Under 10 boys have a blitz this Saturday morning in Moortown at 10:30am. The bus will leave Paddy Cullen Park at 10am.

The Under 14s are back in action on Friday night when they play Donaghmore away with a 7:30pm throw in. The boys will hope to bounce back from their first league defeat of the season last week.

The Under 16s play Moy at Paddy Cullen Park on Monday 11th June with a 7:30pm throw in.

Primary school coaching continues on Friday after school for Primary 4/5s and Thursday for Primary 6/7s. Could parents please ensure that children are well wrapped up with gloves etc on cold days.

Training for Under 12 Boys continues on Wednesday 6:30pm - 8.00pm.