April 15, 2024

Roscommon 1-14 v 0-24 Donegal

Donegal’s senior hurlers claimed a massively essential win of their Nationwide Hurling League Division 2B marketing campaign this afternoon.

Going through a difficult tie away from residence at Dr Hyde Park, in opposition to a facet tied with them on 3 factors in a good promotion race, Donegal established their dominance early and infrequently.

Throughout the first 10 minutes, quick-fire scores from Ruarí Campbell, Conor Gartland, Brian McIntyre and two a chunk for Gerry Gilmore and Oisin Grant left Roscommon flat-footed, and down 0-07 to 0-00.

Nonetheless, Roscommon had been capable of collect themselves and started responding point-for-point with Donegal, clawing again scores to make it 0-11 to 0-06 in Donegal’s favour on the 25 minute mark, however with momentum beginning to shift.

After a rating from Donegal’s Conor O Grady, Roscommon continued their cost again with 4 consecutive factors within the closing moments of the primary half, leaving it 0-12 to 0-10, and issues nicely within the steadiness.

A nightmare begin to the second half for Donegal adopted, Roscommon notching a degree from James Hardiman earlier than Brendan Mulry slotted residence a aim, making it 1-11 to 0-12 within the residence facet’s favour after simply two minutes.

A variety of back-and-forth traded scores adopted, Donegal decreasing the hole to simply 3 factors as the sport entered its ultimate quarter, 1-13 to 0-13.

However the recreation carried one other twist, as simply 10 minutes into the half they began so nicely, Roscommon faltered – and Donegal hit the throttle pedal.

A duo of scores from frees from Gerry Gilmore, in addition to two scores apiece from Liam McKinney, Daire O Maoilaidigh and Peter Kelly, with efforts from Jack O Loughlin & Luke White additionally going over the bar led to an astonishing 10 level run in a row from the Donegal males within the ultimate 20 minutes.

Regardless of their early second-half scare, Donegal will now face London in Letterkenny subsequent weekend to attempt to safe a robust end in Division 2B.

Donegal Hurlers hold prime 3 hopes alive with win over Roscommon was final modified: March tenth, 2024 by Workers Author