May 19, 2024

The next are the reviews, outcomes and fixtures from a busy weekend within the Donegal League. 

Brian mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division    

Fanad United           0 v 3 Rathmullan Celtic

Newly topped Donegal League Premier Division Champions Fanad United welcomed Rathmullan Celtic to Traigh-a-Loch on Wednesday night and it was the guests who took the three factors dwelling. Rathmullan pushed from the beginning and had been unfortunate to not take the lead after 5 minutes. David Edwards made a superb run down the proper and when he discovered Mark Mc Ateer, he shot simply broad. On 20 minutes Charlie Mc Ateer had 2 possibilities in a matter of seconds to present Rathmullan the lead however twice he was denied my superb saves from Fanad keeper Mark Mc Conigley. Only a minute later Rathmullan’s strain was rewarded when Mark Mc Ateer discovered Oisin Mc Menamin and he fired low into the nook. Fanad began to return into it after that and on the half hour mark Keelin Mc Elwaine did nicely to search out Paddy Carr however his shot produced a superb save from Rathmullan keeper Shaun Gallagher. Within the first minute of the second half, Mark Mc Ateer compelled Mark Mc Conigley into one other superb save. On 50 minutes Rathmullan scored their second. Following a scramble within the field, Fanad defender James Gallagher was adjudged to have dealt with the ball and a penalty was awarded and Mark Mc Ateer made no mistake from the spot. They made the factors protected with quarter-hour to go when Mark Mc Ateer arrange Charlie Mc Ateer to attain from 6 yards. Referee: Mick Lagan

Saturday 13th 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Arranmore United           3 v 0 Glencar Celtic

(No Report Submitted)

Fintown Harps AFC           3 v 0 Kildrum Tigers Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Keadue Rovers Reserves           3 v 0 Cappry Rovers Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves           1 v 1 Donegal City Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

St. Catherines Reserves           0 v 2 Oldtown Celtic

(No Report Submitted)

Strand Rovers           2 v 1 Glenea United Reserves

The climate in Strand Park performed an enormous issue making it onerous to play any sort of soccer and that was evident within the first half because it took each groups fairly some time to adapt. Glenea performed the higher soccer within the first jiffy however did not make any inroads and did not hit the goal and bother James Mc Eniff within the Strand web. Strand acquired a grip of the sport mid-way by the half and seemed the extra harmful and had the higher of the possibilities however the Glenea keeper pulled off some good saves to maintain it stage heading in at half time. The second half began and Strand had been discovering it onerous to get out of their very own half and it was Glenea who hit the entrance simply 10 minutes in when the ball was pin balling in regards to the Strand space and fell to PJ Duggan and he completed it into the again of the online. Strand pushed onerous for an equaliser and their efforts had been rewarded when a cross from Dylan Boyle discovered Shane within the field and his shot was saved by the keeper however fell to Brendan Glackin and his shot went excessive into the online making the rating 1-1. Strand pushed on for the winner and 10 minutes later that they had the ball in the course of the sector with Darragh Hanlon and he performed a pleasant outdoors of the boot move in to Dylan Boyle and he dribbled it into the field and completed it into the again of the online by the keeper’s legs.

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Ballybofey United Reserves           1 v 1 Ramelton Mariners

Ramelton Mariners left it very late however they finally acquired the purpose they wanted to clinch the Saturday Division Two League Title at Dreenan on Saturday afternoon. Ballybofey had been the higher of the 2 sides on present and deservedly took the lead by Kieran Thompson who added one other purpose to his season’s spectacular tally. Certainly, they had been unfortunate to not go additional forward on a number of events nonetheless it wasn’t to be. Mariners for his or her half gave the impression to be affected by stage-fright will their champagne on ice however the job not fairly completed. Their trigger wasn’t helped by a resolute Ballybofey defence who had been nicely backed by Daniel Crawford who produced a number of high drawer saves through the match. With the ultimate whistle looming a goal-mouth scramble ensued and amid the foray the Mariners acquired a decisive contact to notch the purpose they wanted and it signalled party-time by the banks of the Lennon. Congratulations to Ramelton Mariners, nicely performed to Ballybofey United Reserves who had been, regardless of shedding that late purpose, the higher of the 2 sides on the day. It’s over the season that issues in Leagues and Ramelton deserved their crown for a constant run of outcomes. League Administrator Jimmy Haughey was current to current the Cup to a jubilant Mariners outfit.

 

Copany Rovers           2 v 3 Gweedore Celtic Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Cranford United Reserves           2 v 4 Castlefin Celtic Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Drumbar United           5 v 0 Drumoghill F.C. Reserves

(No Report Submitted)

Dunlewey Celtic           2 v 2 Swilly Rovers Reserves

Dunlewey began the sport nicely and pushed for an early opener however within the situations, it proved troublesome to search out that remaining move to open up the opposing defence. Nothing of word occurred till 20 minutes in when Chris Cannon scrambled the ball dwelling within the 6-yard field to place Dunlewey forward. The hosts pushed on for a second and created one other couple of half possibilities and went 2 up on 35 minutes when Darren Gallagher broke by the defence and completed nicely into the underside nook. 2-0 to the hosts at half time.

Swilly began the second half nicely and began to place the strain on the Dunlewey backline and commenced creating possibilities with Marty Mc Daid proving a handful for Dunlewey, choosing the ball up in house. Christopher Barrett was unfortunate when he struck the submit with a superb effort for Dunlewey. The hosts had one other few possibilities however Swilly’s keeper stopped them nicely. Swilly gained a free kick for on the sting of the Dunlewey field on 64 minutes and Ryan Mc Daid stepped up and curled the ball contained in the far submit with a superb effort. Swilly continued their strain to get again onto stage phrases and their perseverance paid off when Marty Mc Daid scored with a header into the highest nook from a set piece on 77 minutes. Each side pushed for a winner late on however to no avail. Referee: Con McLaughlin

Sunday 14th April 2024

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Castlefin Celtic           1 v 0 St. Catherines

Castlefin lastly secured a league victory after a hard-fought win over St. Catherines. In a sport of only a few clear-cut possibilities, Castlefin had a couple of long-range makes an attempt from Corrie-lee Bogan, Ronan Tourish and Rabeh. Castlefin lastly broke the impasse simply earlier than half time when Dan Foy headed dwelling an Emmett White nook. The second half adopted the identical sample with only a few possibilities created and the hosts held on for the victory 

Gweedore Celtic           2 v 0 Milford United

The house staff managed to get by fellow relegation strugglers, Milford United, at An Screabán with two second half objectives and can now face a play off in a couple of week’s time to see if they’ll keep their Premier standing for subsequent season. Na Ceiltigh put Milford below strain from the beginning and will have been forward on 5 minutes when Martin Coyle simply did not get on the tip of Aidan Breathnach’s cross. Gweedore had been dominating possession however the Milford defence restricted them to lengthy vary efforts and veteran goalkeeper, Caolán Mc Gettigan, handled crosses and corners that posed any threats to Milford. The primary purpose was going to show essential for both facet and it was the house facet who struck after ten minutes to finally break Milford’s resistance. Ciaran Mc Hugh despatched Martin Coyle free on the left and his cross was volleyed to the online by Jamie Doherty from the nook of the field for a nicely taken purpose. Gweedore Celtic went looking for a second and had alternatives by Crónán Mc Fadden, Aidan Breathnach, and Martin Coyle however they failed to increase their lead. Sensing an opportunity of an equaliser Milford threw gamers ahead and virtually snatched it when a free kick from the left was missed on the again submit by Killian Mc Bride.  With time virtually up Gweedore secured the factors when Coyle’s reverse move arrange Ciaran Mc Hugh to squeezed the ball previous Mc Gettigan on the far submit. The win sees them leap frog Milford into the play-off place. Referee: Mick Lagan

Kildrum Tigers           A v A Fanad United

(No Report, Match Deserted)

Rathmullan Celtic           0 v 3 Kilmacrennan Celtic

(No Report Submitted)

Swilly Rovers           2 v 2 Keadue Rovers

Swilly Rovers and Keadue Rovers shared the spoils on this battle. Chris Greene’s try was thwarted by Barry Gallagher within the Swilly purpose at 21 minutes. Swilly took the lead at 31 minutes when Brad Patterson’s move discovered Laurence Toland who stylishly fired dwelling. Keadue equalised at 47 minutes with Aiden Brennan’s close-range shot. Chris Greene put the guests forward at 56 minutes from the spot, however Matthew Mc Laughlin levelled for Swilly at 70 minutes from a penalty. Keadue pressed onerous within the remaining 20 minutes with the wind benefit however Barry Gallagher’s wonderful goalkeeping denied them thrice. Keadue couldn’t discover a winner and the match led to a draw. 

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Cranford United           2 v 2 Bonagee United

The factors had been shared on a windy day in Cranford Park. Bonagee had a variety of the ball however had been pissed off by the Cranford sport plan that was profitable all through.  Cranford took the lead after 20 minutes when Paddy Sheils was launched and beat his man and completed nicely. Bonagee responded rapidly and went 2-1 up within the house of 5 minutes. The second half was the identical with Bonagee having a variety of the ball however couldn’t get the purpose to place them 2 clear and had been punished when Cathair Sweeney crossed in to Paddy Mc Geever who headed dwelling. Jason Hegarty pulled off some nice saves on the finish to make sure the factors had been shared.

Letterkenny Rovers           3 v 1 Donegal City

In an exhilarating encounter at Leckview, Letterkenny Rovers secured the league title with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Donegal City. Regardless of an evenly matched first half, Rovers showcased their dominance within the second half, scoring the mandatory objectives to seal their triumph. The sport started with each side struggling to achieve management. Donegal City threatened early on, with Ronan Mc Hugh’s effort from a throw-in inflicting some nervous moments within the Rovers’ defence. Nevertheless, Blake Forkan stood tall to disclaim the guests. Donegal City took the lead within the ninth minute by a shocking free-kick from Oisin Gorrell, however Rovers responded swiftly, with Caolan Mc Connell levelling the rating only a minute later, courtesy of a Gareth Doherty cross. The primary half continued with each groups creating possibilities however failing to capitalise. Because the second half unfolded, Rovers started to claim their dominance however needed to climate a stormy spell as Donegal utilized strain. Within the 68th minute, Lee Mc Monagle put Rovers forward with a composed end, sparking jubilant celebrations among the many dwelling supporters. Simply 5 minutes later, Joel Gorman prolonged their lead with a wonderfully drilled free-kick from the sting of the field. Regardless of a number of additional possibilities from Donegal City, Rovers held agency to safe the victory and the league title. The ultimate whistle confirmed Letterkenny Rovers as deserving champions, capping off a outstanding season with a well-deserved victory and a couple of video games in hand.

Outcomes Week 31 

Wednesday 10th  April 2024

Brian mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division    

Fanad United           0 v 3 Rathmullan Celtic

Saturday 13th 2024

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Arranmore United           3 v 0 Glencar Celtic

Fintown Harps AFC           3 v 0 Kildrum Tigers Reserves

Keadue Rovers Reserves           3 v 0 Cappry Rovers Reserves

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves           1 v 1 Donegal City Reserves

St. Catherines Reserves           0 v 2 Oldtown Celtic

Strand Rovers           2 v 1 Glenea United Reserves

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Ballybofey United Reserves           1 v 1 Ramelton Mariners

Copany Rovers           2 v 3 Gweedore Celtic Reserves

Cranford United Reserves           2 v 4 Castlefin Celtic Reserves

Drumbar United           5 v 0 Drumoghill F.C. Reserves

Dunlewey Celtic           2 v 2 Swilly Rovers Reserves

Sunday 14th April 2024

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Castlefin Celtic           1 v 0 St. Catherines

Gweedore Celtic           2 v 0 Milford United

Kildrum Tigers           A v A Fanad United

Rathmullan Celtic           0 v 3 Kilmacrennan Celtic

Swilly Rovers           2 v 2 Keadue Rovers

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Cranford United           2 v 2 Bonagee United

Letterkenny Rovers           3 v 1 Donegal City

Fixtures Week 32 

Wednesday 17th  April 2024

Temple Home Home equipment Division One    

Gweedore United v Letterkenny Rovers (Ok.O. 6.30p.m.)

Lagan Harps v Donegal City (Ok.O. 7.30p.m.)

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Glencar Celtic v Keadue Rovers Reserves (Ok.O. 7.30p.m.)

Friday 19th April 2024

Brian Mc Cormick Cup – Gweedore Space

Kilmacrennan Celtic v Keadue Rovers (Ok.O. 8.15p.m.)

Saturday 20th 2024 Ok.O. 1p.m. (Until Said)

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Glencar Celtic v Arranmore United

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Milford United Reserves v Drumbar United

Sunday 21st April 2024 Ok.O. 1 p.m. (Until Said)

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Bonagee United v Letterbarrow Celtic

Cappry Rovers v Letterkenny Rovers

Donegal City v Convoy Arsenal

Glenea United v Gweedore United

Lagan Harps v Cranford United

Brian Mc Cormick Cup – Letterkenny Space

Swilly Rovers v Milford United

Donegal League: All of the reviews, outcomes and fixtures was final modified: April fifteenth, 2024 by Workers Author