U14 Boys travelled to Swatragh on Tuesday 3rd May to play a league game following their narrow defeat to Castledawson in the Feile final the day before. Slow to start the Saffrons were 2-1 down before Laclan Murray got them going with a pointed free. Swatragh added 1-1 before Desertmartin followed with five unanswered points. The Davitts scored another 1-1 to lead at the break 4-3 to 0-6.
St Martin’s went into their stride immediately after half-time scoring 1-2 with Laclan Murray raising the green flag. Three further points from R McEldowney, G Fullen and L Murray cut the deficit to one. Swatragh responded strongly hitting 1-2. With time running out Ryan Henry scored St Martin’s second goal trimming the home side’s lead to four points But the final whistle went shortly afterwards giving Swatragh a 5-8 to 2-13 victory.
Desertmartin team: N Donnelly, M Bradley, S Kelly, S Matterson, C Shiels, R Henry, R McElhennon, O O’Kane, C Murtagh, G Fullen, L Murray, D McElhennon, M Mackle, F Bradley. Subs R McEldowney, C McCool, K McMichael, D Ormsby, R Mitchell