Title race heating up as Flowers close gap at top

Sandy Gillespie, Abercorn, Sean Martin, Three Flowers clash'during this Derry and district clash at the Brandywell showgorunds on Sunday. (0403SL57)
Sandy Gillespie, Abercorn, Sean Martin, Three Flowers clash'during this Derry and district clash at the Brandywell showgorunds on Sunday. (0403SL57)

THREE FLOWERS closed to within one point of Premier Division leaders, Top of the Hill Celtic having come from behind to defeat Abercorn at the Brandywell Showgrounds on Sunday.

Elsewhere in the top flight Don Bosco’s defeated Celtic Swifts while Trojans recorded an excellent victory over Lisahally.

Congratulations to Oxford Stars who clinched the First Division title following their victory over bottom of the table side, Maydown. And the team which will join them in the top flight next season will be decided next week.

Also in the division, Culmore lost out to Crescent; Phoenix defeated A.O.H. and Campbell’s secured victory over The Bentley.

Results

Premier Division - Abercorn 2, Three Flowers 4; Lisahally 0, Trojans 1; Don Bosco’s 3, Celtic Swifts 1.

Division One - Oxford Stars 2, Maydown 0; Crescent 4, Culmore 1; A.O.H. Harps 0, Phoenix 4; Campbell’s 6, The Bentley 1.