Ulster Club Hurling semi-finals: Loughgiel and Slaughtneil progress to decider

Loughgiel manager Johnny Campbell

Loughgiel will meet Slaughtneil in the Ulster Club Hurling Final after both clinched semi-final wins on Sunday.

Ballygalget stayed in touch with Loughgiel early on before the 2012 All-Ireland champions moved 0-15 to 0-7 ahead by half-time at Maghera

Benny McCarry hit Loughgiel's goal as they eventually won 1-25 to 0-9.

First-half goals Gerard Doherty and Cormac McKenna helped Slaughtneil lead 2-9 to 0-7 against Middletown and they held on to win 3-16 to 1-12 at Newry.

SUNDAY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES

AIB Ulster Club Hurling semi-finals

Slaughtneil 3-16 1-12 Middletown

Loughgiel 1-25 0-09 Ballygalget

Donnelly Vauxhall Tyrone SFC final

Killyclogher 0-16 1-13 Coalisland

Hotel Kilmore Cavan SFC final

Castlerahan 3-08 2-11 Ramour United