Ardee, St. Mary's forward Paudy Clarke. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)
Mattock Rangers 1-11 Ardee, St. Mary's 3-16
St. Mary’s turned in a strong second half performance as they returned from Collon with a deserved victory over Mattock Rangers.
The teams traded scores for much of the first half and went in at the break level at 1-6 apiece with Dáire Englishby hitting the net for Mattock.
But the visitors moved up a gear and added two further goals to secure the win.
Mattock Rangers: Mike Englishby; Alan Caraher, Seán Gilsenan, Shane Maguire; Brendan Leacy, Cillian Hickey, Dáire Englishby (1-0); Daniel Bannon, Adrian Reid; Shane Hickey, Ryan Leneghan, Terry Donegan; JP Watters (0-1), Hugh Donnelly, Cathal Fleming (0-8)
Subs: Aaron O’Brien, David Reid (0-2), Ben McKenna, Cathal Clarke, Ben Quaile, Brian Corcoran