Ulster U21s: Armagh v Antrim game hit by floodlight failure

Armagh players walk off after the lights went out at the Athletic Grounds
Armagh players walk off after the lights went out at the Athletic Grounds

The Ulster Under-21 quarter-final between Armagh and Antrim on Wednesday night was called off after a floodlight failure at the Athletic Grounds.

The lights went out five minutes before the scheduled throw-in and the match will now be played in Armagh on Sunday.

Elsewhere, Donegal clinched a 1-7 to 0-9 win at Ballybofey against a Cavan side going for a fifth straight title.

Tyrone enjoyed a 0-17 to 0-7 victory over Fermanagh while Monaghan were 0-15 to 1-8 winners against Derry.

Despite attempts by engineers to get the generator working in Armagh, the lights never came back on and a final decision to postpone the match was made at 20:40 GMT.

The game has been rearranged for the Athletic Grounds on Sunday (14:00) with the Ulster Council confirming there will be free admission.

Ryan McHugh's last-gasp goal gave Donegal victory over outgoing champions Cavan in what was a repeat of the last two U21 deciders.

Fermanagh's Sean McManus wins the high ball but Tyrone were the victors in Omagh
Fermanagh's Sean McManus wins the high ball but Tyrone were the victors in Omagh

Donegal went in 0-5 to 0-4 ahead at half-time but the hosts were trailing until McHugh, who also missed a penalty, hit the net in the dying seconds of added time.

Tyrone cruised to victory over Fermanagh at Healy Park with Mark Kavanagh's four points helping the Reds Hands to a 0-9 to 0-2 advantage at the interval.

Cathal McShane slotted over three times in the second as Tyrone secured a place in the semi-finals.

Derry led Monaghan 1-5 to 0-7 at the break in Iniskeen thanks to a Niall Loughlin goal.

However, the Oak Leafers had Neill McNicholl sent-off in the first half and Monaghan eased to a four-point victory.

Eirgrid Ulster Under-21 quarter-finals

Armagh P Antrim

Donegal 1-7 0-9 Cavan

Monaghan 0-15 1-8 Derry

Tyrone 0-17 0-7 Fermanagh

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