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Dublin: 6°C Thursday 25 February 2021

Sunday's GAA results round-up

Catch up on all 19 of this afternoon’s games around the country.

Wicklow's Pat McWalter and Kevin McManamon of Dublin
Wicklow's Pat McWalter and Kevin McManamon of Dublin
Image: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Bórd Na Móna O’Byrne Cup

LOUTH SEALED VICTORY this afternoon to earn top spot in Group A.

While Meath got the better of UCD in Navan, the Wee County comfortably saw off the threat of Longford.

In Group B, an experimental Dublin side were beaten by Wicklow but still progress and DCU won out against Carlow. Offaly topped Group C after edging out Westmeath by a single point and in Portarlington, Laois defeated Athlone IT 2-21 to 0-13.

Finally, DIT got the better of Carlow IT and Kildare triumphed over Wexford.

That means Kildare will meet Offaly and Dublin face Louth in the semi-finals, both of which will be played next weekend.

Group A: Meath 1-13 UCD 0-15; Louth 1-17 Longford 0-09.
Group B: Dublin 0-10 Wicklow 1-11; DCU 3-08 Carlow 0-08.
Group C: Offaly 0-08 Westmeath 0-07 ; Laois 2-21 Athlone IT 0-13.
Group D: DIT 0-15 Carlow IT 1-10; Kildare 1-13 Wexford 1-11.

FBD League

In Section A, there were wins for Galway and Sligo – over Sligo IT and NUIG respectively. Leitrim, meanwhile, pipped Mayo and Roscommon overcame GMIT by a whopping 16-point margin.

Section A: Galway 0-16 Sligo IT 1-05 ; Sligo 0-14 NUIG 1-09.
Section B: Leitrim 0-09 Mayo 0-08; Roscommon 1-20 GMIT 1-04.

McGrath Cup

Reigning champions Cork are out of the McGrath Cup after going down to Tipperary at Páirc Uí Rinn, who had Barry Grogan and Bill Maher to thank for their two goals. Limerick and Waterford needed extra-time in their games to seal progression to the semi-finals, while Kerry earned a eight-point win over UCC in the remaining fixtures.

Limerick travel to Kerry and Tipperary host Waterford in next weekend’s semi-finals.

Quarter-finals: Limerick 2-16 Clare 2-13 AET; Kerry 2-12 UCC 0-10; Tipperary 2-09 Cork 1-09; Waterford 0-16 UL 0-12 AET.

Power NI Dr McKenna Cup

In Ulster, round two of the Dr McKenna Cup witnessed Monaghan prove too strong for All-Ireland champions Donegal, who fielded a young side and Fermanagh won out against St Mary’s. In Section C, Antrim lost to Tyrone.

Section A: Fermanagh 2-15 St Mary’s 1-05; Monaghan 3-16 Donegal 1-05.
Section C: Tyrone 2-13 Antrim 1-10 .

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