April 16, 2024

The next are all the newest reviews, outcomes and fixtures for the Donegal Junior League.

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Lagan Harps           2 v 3 Bonagee United

Bonagee picked up three important factors after they overcame a cussed Lagan facet within the Neighborhood Centre. Bonagee obtained off to a flyer when Aidan Mc Laughlin completed nicely after 4 minutes. Bonagee pressed however Lagan defended stubbornly. Lagan went shut when Ciaran Quinn was too excessive with a free. Lagan then grabbed an equaliser when Conur Crossan discovered Oisin Harkin out large. Oisin reduce in earlier than firing a screamer to the again of the online. Bonagee responded and Aidan Mc Laughlin transformed two crosses on thirty-three and thirty-nine minutes to place them clear. Bonagee once more dominated possession within the second half with Michael Funston and Jordan Armstrong pulling the strings. Lagan dug in and restricted them to a couple clear possibilities. Once they did get in Michael Toner pulled off a effective save. Lagan went shut on eighty minutes when a Philip Doran lob compelled John Carr to scramble it out regardless of crashing into the publish. Lagan grabbed a lifeline when Ciaran Quinn obtained on the tip of a free and completed nicely. Lagan nearly grabbed some extent within the last minutes when keeper Michael Toner headed narrowly large from a nook.  Referee: Alistair Gourley.

Friday 21th March 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves           3 v 1 Kildrum Tigers Reserves

On a night extra befitting late November as a substitute of late March it was a case of Friday Night time Lights on the Letterkenny Neighborhood Centre the place the house workforce floor out a 3 useful factors of their efforts to take care of their Division One standing. Each groups, to their credit score, had been decided to play soccer regardless of the inclement circumstances and it was Kildrum who hit the entrance after 10 minutes, an inswinging nook was poorly handled by the house defence and because the ball bobbled unfastened it was Kildrum winger Aaron Temple who reacted quickest and poked house from 6 yards. Minutes later an excellent reflex cease from the house keeper prevented Kildrum from doubling the lead and this spurred the house workforce into motion. Midfielder Steve Mc Daid had a free kick brilliantly tipped over by Aaron Hepburn within the Kildrum objectives and minutes later he was at it once more, in some way turning a goalbound shot from Ethan Doherty across the publish. From the ensuing nook Kilmacrennan equalised, a handball on the road noticed referee Con mc Laughlin level to the spot, issuing a pink card to a Kildrum defender within the course of, and Eoghan Quinn coolly despatched the spot kick to depart it degree on the break.  With a person benefit the house workforce pushed arduous to get a 2nd purpose and had been rewarded quarter-hour into the 2nd half when a swift counter-attack discovered Ethan Doherty on the sting of the field. He reduce inside and his deflected shot discovered its technique to the again of the online. Kildrum began to go direct after this, permitting Kilmacrennan to hit them on the break and after strikes on purpose from Oran Gallagher, Ciaran Mc Cormack and Ciaran Cassidy it was the latter who settled the sport with 10 minutes to go. One other fast counter-attack discovered Cassidy out large and he danced previous two defenders earlier than calmly slotting house to cap a powerful efficiency from him and his workforce. Kildrum had been nicely served by their keeper Hepburn together with Gareth Colhoun and Aaron Temple with the house workforce placing in a powerful battling efficiency with Owen Browne, Steve Mc Daid and the 2 Ciarans (Mc Cormack and Cassidy) notably spectacular. Referee: Con Mc Laughlin

Saturday 23rd March 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Donegal City Reserves           3 v 2 Glenea United Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Fintown Harps AFC           4 v 2 Cappry Rovers Reserves

Shane McDevitt began the sport nicely for Fintown, slotting house an early purpose placing Fintown forward. Fintown stored the stress on Cappry and Declan Roper of Fintown noticed his shot deflected of the Cappry goalkeeper into the trail of Shane Mc Devitt who slotted house Fintown’s second purpose. Fintown stored pushing for his or her third purpose. Fintown’s proper winger Aaron Mc Glynn beat his man earlier than slicing the ball again to Roper who completed nicely to make it 3-0 to Fintown. Fintown’s proper again Peter Mc Glynn had a second of magic down the correct facet as he made his approach into the Cappry field, he was introduced down and the referee awarded a penalty. Centre again Kealan Mc Gill rocketed the ball over bar and the half ended 3-0 in Fintown’s favour.  The second half commenced as the primary one ended with Fintown dominating possession. The Cappry striker then discovered himself by means of on purpose however skied the ball over the bar in what was Cappry’s first actual probability of the sport.  Kealan Mc Monagle of Fintown from 45 yards-out rifled one in direction of the purpose and in some way it discovered it’s technique to the Cappry web making it 4-0 to Fintown. Cappry began working themselves again into the sport however Kealan Mc Gill cleared off the road to thwart their goalbound effort. With little or no to go within the sport Joel Bradley Walsh of Cappry grabbed two objectives again by means of a penalty and one from distance making it 4-2 in Fintown’s favour on the and.

St. Catherines Reserves           5 v 1 Arranmore United

(No Report Submitted)

Strand Rovers           3 v 2 Glencar Celtic

With a powerful breeze to the backs of the Glencar facet, they made use of it early on when their keeper lumped up a protracted ball and it went over all people to the in-rushing Jack Dwyer who slotted it into the again of the Strand web. Strand pushed to get an equaliser and had a number of possibilities however none of them discovering the again of the online till a throw in was taken by Chris Boyle into Conor Greene who handed the ball again to Chris who set it up properly for Cian Mc Gee who made no mistake and completed it to the highest proper nook giving the keeper no probability. Glencar struck once more when one other lengthy ball deceived the Strand defence and was flicked on to Pajo Rafferty behind the Strand defence and he cooly chipped the ball over the Strand keeper leaving it 2-1 at half time. Strand got here out within the second half with the wind at their backs driving them on and it didn’t take the house time lengthy to get again on phrases when a pleasant ball was performed into the field by David Mc Carron and purpose scorer from the primary half Cian Mc Gee was nicely positioned to complete it with a glancing header previous the keeper. Strand hit the entrance when a nook was crossed in by David Mc Carron and a bullet header by Conor Greene went into the highest nook making it 3-2 to Strand.  Glencar pushed arduous to try to get again into the sport however the Strand males held on for a useful three factors. Referee: Sean Ferry

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Castlefin Celtic Reserves           2 v 2 Milford United Reserves

Castlefin and Milford performed an entertaining draw on Saturday. Robert Patterson and Lee Kennedy objectives for Castlefin both facet of a Darren Mc Laughlin equaliser stored the house facet within the lead. Mc Laughlin once more equalised from the spot halfway by means of the second half

Cranford United Reserves           0 v 3 Drumbar United

Drumbar took all three factors from a moist and windy Cranford Park. Drumbar had been two-nil up at half time from two nicely labored objectives. Cranford got here into it extra within the second half however had been caught on the break for 3-0 and that’s the way it completed. 

Gweedore Celtic Reserves           2 v 0 Ballybofey United Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Ramelton Mariners           1 v 0 Dunlewey Celtic

The Mariners continued their good type with a tough fought 1-0 victory at house to a tricky Dunlewey Celtic facet who stored preventing proper to the tip. Mariners scored early on with Shay Callan-McFadden enjoying a brilliant by means of ball for Evan Hewitt who opened the scoring within the tenth minute. The sport opened-up after that with each side having good intervals of possession and dealing each keepers. The second half was a lot the identical as each groups tried for the subsequent purpose, but it surely was the one purpose for the Mariners that separated the groups.

Swilly Rovers Reserves           2 v 0 Drumoghill FC Reserves

Swilly Rovers Reserves secured a 3-0 victory in opposition to Drumoghill Reserves, persevering with their pursuit of promotion. Swilly took the lead on 12 minutes when Daniel Mc Ateer gracefully maneuverer previous the guests’ defence to attain. Thirty minutes later, Swilly’s defender Darragh Mc Daid scored stylishly from shut vary, doubling their lead. Regardless of battling arduous, Drumoghill struggled to create many possibilities. Former Swilly participant Christy Smith and utilised his expertise to help the youthful gamers. Swilly sealed the win on 80 minutes when Daniel Mc Ateer netted a solo purpose, rounding the keeper to complete with finesse. The match ended with a 3-0 scoreline. Referee: John Duffy.

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three

Bonagee United Reserves           4 v 3 Gweedore United Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Drumkeen United Reserves           0 v 8 Erne Wanderers

It was a chilly moist day in Drumkeen as Erne Wanderers had been the guests for this Finn Journey Saturday Division Three encounter. Erne ended up as runners-up on this League and had been too robust for Drumkeen within the two earlier League conferences and it was the identical on this event.  Targets from Adam Mc Glone (5). Rian Treanor and Dylan Gallagher (2) ensured one other snug victory for the guests. Drumkeen had been all the time underneath stress within the first half and though they defended comparatively nicely they nonetheless discovered themselves 4 objectives behind. Drumkeen did handle to create a number of possibilities but it surely was a type of days for them they usually couldn’t handle to get on the rating sheet. In equity, the Dwelling workforce didn’t lose coronary heart and stored battling away till the ultimate whistle however had been unable to cease Erne from including 4 second half objectives. Referee: Mick Lagan

Letterkenny Rovers Reserves           4 v 1 Fanad United Reserves

Within the last conflict of the Letterkenny Rovers Finn Journey Saturday Division Three league season, the champions, Letterkenny Rovers, squared off in opposition to Fanad United at Leckview on Saturday, March twenty third. Fanad graciously welcomed the title-holders onto the pitch, forming a guard of honour as they entered. The match burst into life early on, with Letterkenny Rovers asserting their dominance simply 7 minutes in, as Adam Murphy unleashed a strike from 25 yards, discovering the again of the online with precision. Fanad United’s resilience was evident as their goalkeeper, Brian Gallagher, thwarted a close-range effort from Artem Tymoschenko after 12 minutes. The champions continued to press ahead, with Darragh Morrison doubling their lead within the thirty seventh minute, courtesy of a well-executed help from Pavlo Shevanick. Nevertheless, Fanad United refused to surrender, as Dylan Mc Bride examined the opposition’s defence with a shot simply large of the mark within the fortieth minute. Their perseverance paid off simply earlier than halftime, with Cormac Sweeney pulling one again for Fanad, changing a free kick from exterior the field within the forty fourth minute. Because the groups regrouped at halftime, Letterkenny Rovers held a slender 2-1 benefit. The second half noticed Rovers preserve their attacking impetus, with Fanad United’s goalkeeper, Gallagher, producing a effective save to disclaim Pavlo Shevanick’s left-footed strike within the forty eighth minute. Letterkenny Rovers prolonged their lead within the fifty fifth minute, as Darragh Morrison capitalized on a deflected shot from Jordan Nugent, giving his facet a commanding 3-1 benefit. Regardless of Fanad United’s efforts to claw their approach again into the competition, together with alternatives for Mc Bride and Ferry within the seventieth and 83rd minutes respectively, they had been unable to discover a breakthrough. Within the dying moments of the sport, Adam Murphy turned supplier, establishing Jordan Nugent for Letterkenny Rovers’ fourth purpose within the ninetieth minute, sealing a complete 4-1 victory for the champions concluding their league marketing campaign on a excessive word.

Sunday 24th March 2024

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Keadue Rovers           4 v 2 Gweedore Celtic

Keadue Rovers stored up their successful behavior with their fourth win on the spin after dispatching a decided Gweedore Celtic outfit at Central Park on Sunday. In best circumstances for soccer, each groups took some time to get into their stride but it surely was Gweedore Celtic who struck first after ten minutes when Jamie Doherty’s free kick on the left facet of the field was misjudged by the Keadue keeper and it flew into the highest nook. Nevertheless, Keadue weren’t behind for lengthy, with the spectacular Aidan Mc Hugh placing in an excellent shift within the centre of midfield. Mc Hugh rifled house a leveller simply after twenty minutes after some good stress from the house facet. Simply in need of the half hour, Mc Hugh was as soon as once more to the fore, this time lashing in a implausible effort together with his left foot from 25 yards which flew over the keeper. The house facet stored up the tempo and put Gweedore on the again foot with one other purpose on forty minutes, this time through a cross which was deflected into the Gweedore web by their defender to depart it 3-1 at half time. Within the second half, the house facet remained on prime for many of it, however the sport was a lot scrappier this time, with Keadue content material to absorb Gweedore stress and hit on the break. They prolonged their lead simply after the hour when a effective run and cross by Maurice Mc Gee launched Aidan Brennan and he slotted house from shut vary for 4 -1. The guests, to their credit score, didn’t hand over and a effective cross from the left facet was met by a strong Tommy Diver header for 4 – 2 on seventy minutes. Nevertheless, after that, Keadue settled down and it as soon as once more grew to become scrappy in direction of the tip which suited Keadue as they ran out 4 – 2 winners to consolidate their good run and good place within the desk. For the guests, Jamie Doherty and two veterans Colin Mc Nicholas and Tommy Diver performed nicely, whereas for Keadue, Aidan McHugh, Maurice Mc Gee and Aidan Brennan stood out. Referee: Packie Coll.

Kilmacrennan Celtic           0 v 4 Kildrum Tigers

(No Report Submitted)

Rathmullan Celtic           1 v 1 Castlefin Celtic

Honours even on the Flagpole Discipline as Castlefin and Rathmullan exchanged stoppage time objectives on the finish of both half in what was a largely forgettable afternoon by the Seaside for the footballing purist. The visiting facet nipped forward in first-half stoppage time, Sean Kennedy changing from shut vary after Rathmullan didn’t cope with a set piece into the field. Castlefin seemed as if they’d performed sufficient within the second to maintain an impotent Hoops’ assault at bay, however they weren’t relying on super-sub Paul Friel rising to the problem of levelling issues deep into stoppage time. In the long run, some extent apiece would possibly nearly have been the fairest final result. Referee: Marty Mc Garrigle 

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Cranford United           P v P Bonagee United

Gweedore United           4 v 2 Convoy Arsenal

Gweedore United obtained again to successful methods on the Pobal Scoil, Gweedore in a totally entertaining match in opposition to Conroy Arsenal. It was the guests who had nearly taken the lead within the 2nd minute, Shay Harkin’s cross compelled an incredible reflex save from United ‘s keeper, Oran Craig. The Gweedore males had been subsequent to come back agonisingly shut in taking the lead within the 21st minute. A superb ball from Stephen Doyle- Mc Fadden picked out Ciaran Mc Fadden and his shot crashed in opposition to the underside of the crossbar. It was the away facet that ended up breaking the impasse within the 24th minute after they had been awarded a penalty. Arsenal’s, Anthony Bogle made no mistake from the ensuing spot kick.  The 31st minute, the house facet ought to have equalised when Stephen Doyle- Mc Fadden headed over from shut vary.  United had one other alternative to revive parity on the 35th minute, after they too had been awarded a penalty, nevertheless, Darren Ferry missed his spot kick. United confirmed their attacking intentions from the outset of the second half.  The house facet obtained their award on the 54th minute when good work down the left-hand facet by Stephen Mc Fadden – Doyle performed in Brian Mc Fadden who compelled a saved from Ben Johnstone, nevertheless he might solely parry, and Ronan O’Donnell was there to faucet in from shut vary. The house facet now with the momentum had taken the lead on the 57th minute, some slick passing from Mark Mc Fadden, Stephen Doyle- Mc Fadden and Ronan O’Donnell resulted in a close- vary end from Brian Mc Fadden.  Nevertheless, the away facet punished United for his or her collection of missed possibilities, on the 81st minute, Anthony Bogle discovered the online once more. On the 85th minute, United’s Callum Ferreter’s delicate shot got here off the underside of the crossbar and in some way the Convoy males handle to scramble the ball away. On the 87th minute, the house facet’s persistency paid off, the deftest of touches from Darren Ferry from a Mark Mc Fadden free-kick restored the lead for them. Convoy Arsenal ought to have equalised once more on 89th minute, nevertheless Jamie Grieve’s shot simply nestled handed the house facet’s left- hand publish. The end result was settled within the 91st minute, as a collection of crisp passes by Mark Mc Fadden, Darren Ferry, Ciaran Mc Fadden down the left- hand facet picked out Stephen Doyle- Mc Fadden who completed with nice aplomb from exterior the field.  The 2 groups served up some wonderful performances, United’s Stephen Doyle- Mc Fadden, Darren Ferry, Brian Mc Fadden, Ronan O’Donnell and Mark Mc Fadden had been all very influential within the house facet taking the three factors. Anthony Bogle produced a implausible show for the away facet, and Callum Gillen, Shay Harkin, Ben Johnstone all produced good performances for the Convoy males.  Referee: Seimi Ferry

Letterkenny Rovers           5 v 2 Letterbarrow Celtic

(No Report Submitted)

Ulster Protect

Cockhill Celtic Reserves           5 v 1 Oldtown Celtic

(No report Accessible)

Outcomes 

Thursday 20th March 2024

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Lagan Harps           2 v 3 Bonagee United

Friday 21th March 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves           3 v 1 Kildrum Tigers Reserves

Saturday 23rd March 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Donegal City Reserves           3 v 2 Glenea United Reserves

Fintown Harps AFC           4 v 2 Cappry Rovers Reserves

St. Catherines Reserves           5 v 1 Arranmore United

Strand Rovers           3 v 2 Glencar Celtic

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Castlefin Celtic Reserves           2 v 2 Milford United Reserves

Cranford United Reserves           0 v 3 Drumbar United

Gweedore Celtic Reserves           2 v 0 Ballybofey United Reserves

Ramelton Mariners           1 v 0 Dunlewey Celtic

Swilly Rovers Reserves           2 v 0 Drumoghill FC Reserves

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three

Bonagee United Reserves           4 v 3 Gweedore United Reserves

Drumkeen United Reserves           0 v 8 Erne Wanderers

Letterkenny Rovers Reserves           4 v 1 Fanad United Reserves

Sunday 24th March 2024

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Keadue Rovers           4 v 2 Gweedore Celtic

Kilmacrennan Celtic           0 v 4 Kildrum Tigers

Rathmullan Celtic           1 v 1 Castlefin Celtic

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Cranford United v Bonagee United

Gweedore United           4 v 2 Convoy Arsenal

Letterkenny Rovers           5 v 2 Letterbarrow Celtic

Ulster Protect

Cockhill Celtic Reserves           5 v 1 Oldtown Celtic

 

Donegal League: All of the reviews, outcomes and fixtures was final modified: March twenty fifth, 2024 by Workers Author