A penalty from Richie Mullan, who finished with 1-7, was the key score as Kevin Lynch's saw off Banagher at Fr McNally Park on a 1-9 to 0-10 scoreline.
The win takes Geoffrey McGonigle's side joint top with Banagher on ten points, but have two games in hand.
With 1-5 from Ruairi Convery, Swatragh beat local rivals Slaughtneil 1-11 to 0-8 at home.
In the third game played on Wednesday night, Ballinascreen were narrow winners (2-12 to 2-11) against Carrickmore.
Caoilte McAlinden and Cathal Donnelly found the net for 'Screen.
More details in Tuesday's County Derry Post.
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