Carryduff 2-12 Bredagh 0-14
Carryduff and Bredagh met in their final game before the Div 3 league split. Both teams had already secured a spot in the top five, so the prize was for the bragging rights in this South Belfast derby.
With both clubs having players on the Down county panel, the match was rearranged from the week before the Christy Ring final. The teams were well matched throughout, but the two Carryduff goals in the second half proved to be decisive in separating the teams.
Carryduff settled in the early stages and took a three point lead before the Bredagh boys found their bearings. After a few opening wides, Bredagh found their point scoring range and took the lead, which they held until half-time. When the Carryduff team eventually emerged from their changing room for the second half, they showed much more resolve and took more control over the game. Their first goal from Ronan Beatty put Carryduff back into the lead, and the second goal from Eoin Rooney gave the cushion that would ensure Carryduff held onto the lead. The final score was – Carryduff 2-12 Bredagh 0-14.