Coleraine's hopes of defending their Derry SFC title have received a boost with the return to action of Niall Holly.
The midfielder was carried off in the latter stages of Coleraine's defeat to Scotstown in last November's Ulster semi-final with a shoulder injury.
He came on as a substitute in the final stages of the club's senior hurling league game at home to Slaughtneil on Thursday night.
Eoghan Rua led for the entire game until a late Sean Ó Caiside goal, in stoppage time, snatched the points for the Emmet's.
Initially Sean McGoldrick indicated Holly, a target for Derry senior manager Damian McErlain, would not be back until the second-half of the league.
The footballers remain unbeaten and travel to Gulladuff on Sunday, in a repeat of last season's county final.
It will be the final game until the league resumes in July.
Pic: Jim Dunne.
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