Published Sunday, 10 March 2013
Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh and Cork’s Aidan Walsh in action at Healy Park. (© Presseye)
Cork led by double scores 0-8 to 0-4 at half time and stretched their lead after the break to run out comfortable winners against an under par Tyrone side.
All Ireland champions Donegal gave their hopes of avoiding relegation a boost when they defeated Kerry 1-12 to 0-5 in Ballybofey.
Michael Murphy, who was sent off and missed a penalty against Tyrone a week earlier, more than made up for his misdemeanours.
The Donegal captain scored a penalty in the first half and finished with a personal tally of 1-5.
In Division Three, Antrim returned from Aughrim with a share of the spoils from a draw with Wicklow.
Tomas got the Antrim goal as it finished 2-7 to 1-10.
Meanwhile, Down earned the first points of their division One campaign with an excellent two-point defeat of Mayo at Páirc Esler in Newry on Saturday night.
The Mourne men produced their best performance of the season to date to secure a 0-13 to 0-11 victory.
Derry moved to the top of Division Two of the Allianz Football League following a dramatic 0-16 to 0-16 draw with Armagh at Celtic Park, also on Saturday night.
Elsewhere Antrim's hurlers fell to their second defeat of the campaign losing 3-12 to 1-10 against Dublin at Casement Park on Sunday.
The Dubs were well ahead at the break as they led 2-7 to 0-5 but, helped by a goal from Stephen Beattie, the Saffrons performed better in the second half.