HL3A: Donegal go top
11 March 2013
Donegal are the new leaders in Division 3A of the Allianz Hurling League after seeing off Tyrone at Healy Park.
The home side started brightly with Aidan Kelly and Damien Casey on the mark, but Donegal were soon ahead thanks to points from Lee Henderson and Danny Cullen. Kelly and Kiefer Morgan replied for the hosts, but the accurate Henderson ensured Donegal of a 0-7 to 0-5 interval lead.
It remained close until the visitors pulled away in the closing stages thanks to efforts from Paul Sheridan and Enda McDermott.
Donegal - P Burns; M McGrath, J McGee, B Harigan; C McDermott, J Boyle, J Donnelly; P Sheridan (0-3), D Cullen (0-1); R McDermott (0-1), S McVeigh, L Henderson (0-7); M McGee (0-1), P Hannigan, E McDermott (0-1). Subs: K Campbell for M McGee.
Tyrone - J Devlin; M Winters, C Cross, C McNally; P McHugh, S Donnelly, M Grogan; T Hughes, A Kelly (0-5); T Morgan, D Maguire, D Casey (0-5); M Mulgrew, K Morgan (0-1), G Fox. Subs: M Devine for Maguire.
Referee - O Elliott.