May 19, 2024

Buncrana Hearts are as soon as once more Ulster Junior Cup champions after defeating Letterkenny Rovers on penalties.

The Inishowen aspect accomplished a three-peat of Ulster Junior Cup titles in essentially the most dramatic of the way.

They needed to come from behind on this contest nonetheless, with Letterkenny Rovers taking the lead with a penalty of their very own early within the first half – Lee McMonagle giving Letterkenny the lead.

Jamie McDaid discovered an equaliser for Buncrana simply earlier than half time as Jamie McDaid levelled issues up.

Buncrana took the lead with quarter-hour to go, with a penalty field melee following a Kieran McDaid nook leading to a purpose.

That lead wouldn’t final although, as Letterkenny’s Lee McMonagle rose to the event to seize his second of the sport with moments to spare to ship each side to penalties.

After a dramatic shootout, Buncrana ran out 7-6 winners and deserving three-in-a-row winners of the cup.

 

Buncrana Hearts seal Ulster Junior Cup after dramatic penalty shootout was final modified: April twenty eighth, 2024 by Employees Author