May 23, 2024

The next are all of the stories, outcomes and fixtures for the Donegal League from final weekend and searching ahead to subsequent weekend.

Saturday sixteenth September

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Glencar Celtic           2 v 4 Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves

A youthful Kilmacrennan had been by far the higher staff within the first half however had been decreased to 10 males early within the second half and Glencar missed from the spot because the keeper saved from Pajo. Pajo did get on the rating sheet quickly afterwards however Kilmacrennan held agency and caught Glencar on the break. Late within the sport a penalty from Joe Mc Carron meant it completed 4-2 to the guests.

Keadue Rovers Reserves           5 v 1 Donegal City Reserves

Keadue Reserves had been spectacular winners on Saturday afternoon at dwelling to Donegal City Reserves. The sport, performed in nice situations, was energetic from the opening minutes, performed at tempo. The house aspect had a stiff breeze at their backs within the first half, however regardless of that, Donegal City had the higher of the opening 5 minutes, transferring the ball round effectively. Keadue took the lead in opposition to the run of play, when on seven minutes, from a nook, Mark Boyle’s goalbound header was blocked however Dan Kerr was available to fireside dwelling the rebound. They stored the strain on and on sixteen minutes, Michael Greene fired over from the sting of the world. Simply after twenty minutes, Oran Fallon had one other good likelihood, firing on the keeper from shut vary. Donegal City broke away after twenty-six minutes, however the cross got here to no avail. The house aspect continued their press and had been once more unfortunate when Aaron Neely shot simply vast. Again got here Donegal City on thirty-five minutes, once they shot simply over the bar. The ultimate likelihood of the half got here when Oran Fallon had one other wonderful likelihood and it ought to’ve been a two-goal hole on the break. Within the second half and regardless of Keadue enjoying in opposition to a powerful breeze, they had been straight on the entrance foot and two minutes in Aaron Neely produced a wonderful second aim, selecting the ball from exterior the world beating a number of gamers and slotting dwelling low to the web. A number of Keadue subs had been made across the hour mark and considered one of these subs, Oisin Mc Kelvey, went on a mazy run and chipped the keeper for 3-0. Simply after the hour mark, Donegal City pulled one again when from a free kick on the right-hand aspect, they headed to the web in a congested space. Keadue although responded very effectively to this, they managed the rest of the sport very effectively. They made it 4-1 halfway via the second half, following some good passing on the fringe of the world and Oran Fallon hit a pleasant end to the nook of the web. They continued to handle the sport effectively and 5 minutes from the top they accomplished a powerful afternoon’s work, getting a fifth to go away the house staff with their 100% dwelling file to date this season. A staff effort from Donegal City, whereas finest for Keadue had been Aaron Neely, Michael Greene, Dan Kerr and Oisin Mc Kelvey. Referee: Barry Tourish.

Oldtown Celtic           3 v 1 Cappry Rovers Reserves

Oldtown needed to work onerous to earn the win over a cussed Cappry aspect. Oldtown most likely edged the first half however the sport was 1-1 on the break. Oldtown took the lead via a Micheal Doherty penalty earlier than Cappry equalised after Oldtown didn’t clear from a nook. Cappry had been additionally indebted to their goalkeeper who pulled off an impressive save from a John Mc Fadden header. The 2nd half began with Oldtown pushing to take the lead with each Micheal Doherty and Sean Cleary hitting the bar early within the half.  Oldtown lastly took the lead quarter-hour from the top when Moe Friel headed dwelling from a Luke Nelis nook. Luke Friel then added a third with the aim of the sport when he in the reduction of away from his man and fired his shot into the nook.

St. Catherines Reserves           7 v 0 Glenea United Reserves

St Catherines had a complete win over a hardworking Glenea staff. The house staff went in entrance on ten minutes when James Callan scored from the spot they usually stretched that lead 5 minutes later when Jamie Elliott shot dwelling from six yards. The third aim arrived on twenty minutes when Paul “Toes” Murrin latched on to a protracted clearance to fit dwelling. Glenea had a number of half possibilities with out actually testing the house defence and the rating at half time remained 3-0. The second half adopted the identical sample with the Saints losing a number of possibilities earlier than getting the fourth aim on 70 minutes when Dermot Cunningham scored from shut vary. The health ranges of the youthful dwelling gamers was proving decisive and Josh Cunningham obtained in on the scoring, grabbing a quickfire hat-trick within the final 10 minutes. Finest for St. Catherines had been the midfield trio of Daniel Keeney, Nathan Maxwell and Jamie Elliot. Patrick Mc Fadden and Michael Mc Hugh had been finest for Glenea. Referee: Raymond Gallagher

Strand Rovers           3 v 1 Fintown Harps AFC

The house staff claimed the three factors with Darragh Hanlon scoring within the fifth minute from a cross by Michael Houston to settle them into the match. Each side had some nice possibilities within the first half with Darragh Hanlon coming shut on a number of events. The robust north east wind to the backs of the travelling aspect offering an excessive amount of energy and despatched the ball over the bar greater than as soon as. Within the twenty ninth minute a free kick for Strand Rovers discovered Hanlon within the field for his second aim of the day when his first headed effort got here off the bar, again to him, for a second header which fell properly into the underside nook. 
That lead was halved solely a minute later when a speculative strike from Sergey Oriabinskyi for Fintown Harps hit the cross bar and bounced in behind the keeper.  H/T 2-1. The second half continued a lot as the primary with each side pushing for an additional aim however all their efforts fruitless, the keepers popping out on prime. 
The one aim of the second half got here from a younger Strand Rovers’ substitute Killian Gillespie within the eighty fifth minute when Damian Mc Gowen handed to Gillespie who’s strike hit the bar and into the web to go away the house aspect sitting on a snug result in play out the previous few minutes of the sport. 

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Ballybofey United Reserves           2 v 2 Dunlewey Celtic

Ballybofey began the sport robust, with some slick passing and creating possibilities for Kieran Thompson and Dylan Murphy, with Murphy’s likelihood being the higher, discovering himself one on one with the keeper however his shot went simply over the bar. In opposition to the run of play, Dunlewey obtained the opener, after good play down the left wing the ball was crossed to the again put up and headed dwelling previous Joe O’ Donnell in Ballybofey targets.  United obtained themselves again on stage phrases when Kieran Thompson reacted quickest to fit dwelling after the keeper spilled a Josh Preston shot. Half Time 1-1.  Ballybofey got here out robust for the second half and obtained themselves in entrance when Kieran Thompson confirmed nice ability down the suitable aspect after which confirmed composure to sq. it to Dylan Murphy who completed effectively from 6 yards out. United the place decreased to 10 males after 55 minutes. Dunlewey the place then decreased to 10 males after 65 minutes. After a frantic couple of minutes close to the top, Dunlewey grabbed the equaliser with the final assault of the sport. A nook was swung into the again put up, it regarded innocent till it was directed dwelling by a Dunlewey attacker. That’s the way it ended with the groups sharing the factors. 

Castlefin Celtic Reserves           1 v 0 Gweedore Celtic Reserves

Castlefin overcame Gweedore due to a second half strike from Cathal Kennedy in a sport which was performed in Convoy. Castlefin had been threatening all through with Paul Friel having two clear alternatives however he was unable to search out the goal. Castlefin took the lead within the early levels of the second half when Kennedy broke via the Gweedore defence and dinked the ball over the advancing keeper into the web. Gweedore put the strain on and had been harmful via attacker Colin Ferry however the Castlefin defence held out to safe all three factors. Big due to Convoy Arsenal for using their amenities

Copany Rovers           2 v 2 Drumoghill F.C. Reserves

On what was a wonderful day for soccer, it was the house aspect who began brightest, creating a number of possibilities however simply unable to discover a means via. On quarter-hour, Copany sprung the offside monitor and Alex Mc Nelis completed effectively to provide the house aspect a deserved lead. Lower than 5 minutes later, and following some robust operating from Eoin Rush, the house aspect had been awarded a penalty which Daniel Brogan duly scored. It appeared that it will be Copany taking the three factors however Drumoghill weren’t happening with out a battle and three minutes earlier than the break, they pulled one again. Half time 2-1. The second half began the identical means as the primary with Copany seeing most the ball however unable to search out the breakthrough. On 65 minutes Drumoghill had themselves stage with what should be an early contender for aim of the season. As tempers frayed late on, the house aspect created but extra possibilities however had been unfortunate to not discover a winner.

Cranford United Reserves           2 v 7 Ramelton Mariners

A story of two halves however in the long run Ramelton Mariners ran out comfy winners. Cranford performed effectively within the first half and went in 2-1 up due to targets from Dom Potter and Domhnaill Sweeney. The second half was all about Mariners are they scored 6 unanswered targets and ran out comfy winners. 

Milford United Reserves           1 v 4 Swilly Rovers Reserves

Swilly took all three factors with a well-deserved win in opposition to native rivals Milford United. Milford regarded good firstly however Ryan Moore broke via the defence to fit the ball at the back of the web. It was all Swilly from then on with two targets from Daniel Mc Ateer and one other from Moore to have the guests up by 4 on the break.

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three

Erne Wanderers           3 v 0 Bonagee United Reserves

Erne welcomed Bonagee to Inver on Saturday afternoon. After a scoreless first half Erne stepped on the gasoline and scored three targets via Jakub Naperski with 2 and an Adam Mc Glone penalty. A younger Bonagee staff tried onerous however couldn’t penetrate Erne’s defence. A stable efficiency from Erne with Jakub Naperski and Barry Mulligan wonderful all through

Gweedore United Reserves           2 v 2 Fanad United Reserves

The sport was performed on an excellent day for soccer at Gweedore’s second dwelling, Pobal Scoil Gaoth Dobhair. In entrance of turnout it was a good sport with most the play in the course of the park. The house aspect began sharply, with Seaghan O’ Baoill allowed to get a shot off from the sting of the field after simply 3 minutes, narrowly lacking the goal. Shortly after that, within the tenth minute, Fanad took the lead with a superb shot from the sting of the field by Dylan Mc Bride that nestled proper up within the prime nook. Within the twenty third minute, Stephen Mulhern, who proved very onerous to deal with for the guests, thought he broke the offside lure and would have been in for an try at aim solely to search out himself offside.  After a spell of fine strain from Fanad on the thirty-minute mark, Gweedore didn’t clear their traces and Fanad took full benefit when Dylan Mc Glone slotted dwelling to make it 2-0. Within the thirty ninth minute, Fanad didn’t clear their traces following a nook and Francis Gallagher was the person in the suitable spot to faucet dwelling from shut vary to make it 2-1 to the guests on the break. The second half kicked off and it was extra of the identical, with bodily battle in the course of the park with no actual possibilities within the early levels. Two subs for the house aspect proved very important, as Abdul Obabire received the ball within the midfield space and sprung an assault with a ball excessive, which Fanad conceded a nook from. From the ensuing nook and a aim mouth scramble, the ball broke to Dean Collum who calmly slotted dwelling with simply 5 minutes to go. Each groups stayed tight till the ultimate whistle and the match resulted in a of 2-2 draw.  Man of the match was Steven Mulhern for Gweedore as he ran the wings continuous for 90 minutes and was an actual thorn in Fanad’s aspect. Dylan Mc Bride excelled for Fanad. Referee: Shaun O Donnell.

Letterkenny Rovers Reserves           8 v 0 Drumkeen United Reserves

The primary half was dominated by Rovers with a lot of the sport being performed within the Drumkeen half. Rovers had a number of early possibilities within the first 5 minutes. The very best was from a nook that was glanced vast by Darragh Morrision. On 11 minutes Jordan Nugent stepped inside on the left of the 18yd field and drove a strike in direction of the aim to be denied by nice save from Drumkeen keeper Evan Higgins. The breakthrough got here within the thirteenth minute from a protracted throw into the field for Mohammed Touchami to faucet in. The second aim got here on 18 minutes when Jordan Nugent fed Mohammed to double the lead. Danny Corridor got here shut on 31 minutes when he weaved via a number of gamers earlier than getting a wonderful strike solely to be denied by the cross bar. The third aim got here from a nook on the thirty fourth minute. Delivered by Gareth Temple, it discovered Mohammed free behind the 6-yard field the place he headed dwelling to finish his hat-trick. On 38 minutes, following affected person construct up play, Gareth Temple delivered into the field for Darragh Morrison to move dwelling. Simply on half time Rovers obtained their fifth from a free from simply exterior the Drumkeen 6-yard field. Jordan Nugent drove via the defence into the aim. The second half continued a lot the identical as the primary half. On 50 minutes Joel Gorman delivered a ball into the field for Jordan Nugent to direct to aim. On 55 minutes a nook from Gareth Temple discovered Mohammed free within the field and he headed dwelling his fourth aim of the match. Mohammed obtained his fifth on 67 minutes after receiving the ball on the sting of 18-yard field and creating the house to get a strike on aim that was out of the attain of the Drumkeen keeper. Drumkeen’s closet likelihood got here within the 83rd minute from a free kick however went vast. A powerful begin to the season for Rovers with two convincing wins from two. Referee: John Duffy

Sunday seventeenth September 2023

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Fanad United           2 v 0 Castlefin Celtic

Fanad United obtained again to profitable methods on Sunday once they defeated Castlefin Celtic 2-0 at Traigh-a-Loch.  Fanad began on the entrance foot and had the primary likelihood of notice within the twelfth minute when Declan O’Donnell headed over from a Darragh O’ Doherty nook. Fanad then took the lead within the fifteenth minute once they had been awarded a free kick out on the suitable, Darragh O’ Doherty stepped up and his left footed effort flew into the highest nook. Castlefin got here into the sport after that and within the twenty fifth minute Ronan Tourish received possession in midfield and after run his shot was saved by Fanad keeper Mark Mc Conigley. A minute later Eddie O’Reilly broke free down the left however his shot went simply vast of the Castlefin put up. Simply after the break, a Darragh O’ Doherty nook was met by Paddy McGinley however his header went vast. Fanad did have an opportunity to increase their lead on 55 minute when a superb Eoin Logue cross was met on the again put up by Eddie O’Reilly nevertheless he was denied by an outstanding level clean save by Castlefin keeper Marty Owens. Fanad continued to push and obtained their second aim with quarter-hour remaining. Carlos O’Reilly exchanged passes with Eddie O’Reilly, and his wonderful cross fell to Dylan Mc Glone and he took a contact and fired dwelling. Simply minutes later Castlefin got here agonisingly near getting a aim again when a thunderous free kick from 30 yards by Ronan Tourish got here again off the angle of put up and crossbar. A flash level within the eighty fifth minute resulted in Mark Lafferty of Castlefin and Paddy McGinley of Fanad receiving purple playing cards. Within the dying minutes Fanad ought to have added a third aim when Eddie O’Reilly despatched his brother Carlos via on aim nevertheless he dragged his shot vast. Referee: Patrick Martin. 

Kildrum Tigers           0 v 0 St. Catherines

Honours even at Station Highway at the moment as each groups didn’t discover a winner, performed in good situations, a fast-paced sport all through. Neither staff might produce that leading edge wanted to take all three factors.

Kilmacrennan Celtic           5 v 0 Keadue Rovers

Kilmacrennan took lead on quarter-hour via Chris Dillon when he lower inside from a Paul Bradley cross and calmly scored within the backside nook. On 35 minutes Gerard Mc Granaghan scored a header on the again put up from a Paul Bradley nook. On 48 minutes Chris Dillon scored his 2nd aim after been put via Caolan Curran. Kilmacrennan the place effectively on prime and Curran scored on 75 minutes from inside field after good work from Chris Dillon. Cathal Mc Daid scored nice header from a terrific cross from Paul Bradley on 85 minutes. An incredible begin to the season from Kilmacrennan. Finest for Kilmacrennan had been Chris Dillon, Caolan Curran and Paul Bradley.

Workforce effort from Keadue Rovers. Referee: Dessie Mc Laughlin.

Rathmullan Celtic           1 v 2 Milford United

Milford’s goalkeeper John Matthews stole the present on the Moss Highway Derby as Milford United took the much-desired bragging rights again to the house of the Swans with an emphatic 2-1 victory over a spirited Rathmullan Celtic at a very packed out Flagpole Discipline.  Eamonn Sheridan’s hoops obtained off to the dream begin within the very first minute when Oisin Mc Menamin crossed in to the unmarked Jay Curran and the striker volleyed in to provide the hoops the right begin and ship the hoops into euphoria. Milford ought to have equalised on half-hour when Swan’s talismanic striker Garry Merritt crossed in to Corey Lee Blaney who had an open aim however his header got here off the crossbar. Each units of supporters loved Ann Sheridan’s triangular sandwiches accompanied by Seamus Gavigan’s tea which was talked about on Highland Radio by Chris Ashmore. Milford United changed their goalkeeper Caolan Mc Gettigan at halftime with John Matthews, who fully stole the present with world class saves denying Davitt Walsh on three separate events with fingertip saves over the cross bar and across the posts. Cathal Mc Gettigan fired in a nook kick on 65 minutes which flew into the highest nook of Sean Gallagher’s internet to provide the guests a much-surprised lead. The hoops tried in useless for an equaliser however Matthews was merely to not be beat in targets, accompanied by his skipper at centre half Lorcan Friel, who threw his physique on the road in a frantic closing 20 minutes which deserved the victory and the bragging rights for the noisy neighbours of Milford.

Referee: Michael Connolly.

Swilly Rovers           5 v 0 Gweedore Celtic

It was excessive – fives all spherical at the moment in Swilly Park as Swilly obtained again to profitable methods in good style. Swilly took the lead on 8 minutes as Ian Ward discovered the again of the web from contained in the field. They doubled the lead on 12 minutes with an incredible free kick aim from the sting of true field. Gweedore nearly obtained one again late within the half after they broke down the left wing and beat the keeper solely to see Swilly captain Ciaran Kelly clear three ball off the road. Half time Swilly 2 – 0 Gweedore. Swilly began the 2nd half brilliant and obtained their third aim and Wlodi’s second 10 minutes into the second half. Wlodi accomplished his hat-trick on 58 minutes when he stopped Gweedore enjoying out from the again and completed into the underside left nook. Matthew Mc Laughlin completed the scoring off after he caught Tyler Durning’s free kick within the air together with his proper foot and completed effectively. Gweedore battled effectively however Swilly’s again line stood agency to verify of the clear sheet. Full time rating Swilly 5 – 0 Gweedore. Referee: Zach Mc Laughlin. 

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Bonagee United           6 v 1 Cranford United

The primary likelihood of the sport got here on eight minutes when a strike from Liam Mc Fadden from the sting of the field went simply vast of the put up. The house aspect took the lead on ten minutes when a Michael Funston shot from twenty yards got here off the bar and struck the keeper and ended up at the back of the web. On seventeen minutes Jordan Armstrong for the house aspect noticed his strike on aim blocked on the road and the rebound fell to Dan O’ Donnell and his strike was effectively saved by Keelan Pritchard within the Cranford aim. Liam Mc Bride once more got here shut on twenty-five minutes however his strike from thirty yards went simply previous the put up. The house aspect obtained their second on fifty minutes when an incredible cross into the field by Eoghan Doherty fell to Dan O’ Donnell who scored from six yards. The guests had been awarded a penalty two minutes later and Chris Carr transformed from the spot. The house staff obtained their third on the hour when Dan O’ Donnell crossed into the field from the left aspect to Dean Larkin who headed dwelling from ten yards. Aiden Mc Laughlin noticed his header from a Funston cross from ten yards hit the put up and go vast on sixty-five minutes. Two minutes later the house staff obtained their fourth when Pauric Gilsenan scored from ten yards from a Dan O’ Donnell cross. Larkin obtained his second of the sport on seventy-five minutes when Funston broke down the suitable and his cross into the field was headed dwelling from ten yards. The guests had been at all times a risk on the break and strikes from Kyle Doherty and Domhnall Sweeney went simply vast of the put up. The ultimate aim of the sport got here on eight six minutes when Jordan Armstrong received the ball in the course of the sphere, he went on a solo run and fired dwelling from fifteen yards. Workforce efforts by each side. Referee: Seamie Ferry.

Convoy Arsenal           2 v 3 Gweedore United

Nothing a lot occurred on this sport till the twenty fifth minute when Anthony Bogle gave the house staff the lead with a screamer from all of thirty yards. The guests upped their sport after this and drew stage on the stroke of half time when Stephen Doyle Mc Fadden hit the web following good work on the suitable. Ten minutes into the second half the identical participant struck once more from shut vary to provide Gweedore the lead. 5 minutes later they went 3-1 up when Cathal Gillespie turned dwelling from a nook. Convoy stored urgent and obtained a second on full time, an incredible strike out on the left from the boot of Darren Harvey. A younger Eamonn Coyle had a wonderful sport for Convoy whereas Doyle Mc Fadden was wonderful for the guests.

Donegal City           1 v 3 Letterkenny Rovers

This sport began at a whirlwind tempo, Donegal taking the sport to Rovers and they are going to be upset that they took nothing from this sport.  It was 2-0 at half time to Rovers. One from the penalty spot transformed by Zach Gorman and one other from a mazy run by Gareth Doherty who coolly slipped the ball previous Mulreany within the City’s internet. Donegal City had the higher of the possibilities and David Graham can be upset in not getting on the rating sheet. Gorman once more made it 3-0 to Rovers simply after half time however City to their credit score made them battle all the way in which. City did get one again from Declan Duignan who expertly chipped the Rovers’ keeper. Referee: Tony Mc Namee. Two good staff performances. 

Glenea United           2 v 1 Cappry Rovers

In good situations for soccer, Cappry had been the guests to Pairc Joe. Cappry had been first off the mark within the fifteenth minute when Darragh Boyle’s cross was headed in on the again put up by Alan Gethins. Glenea equalised 5 minutes later when Calvin Murray’s cross put PJ Duggan via to calmly end previous Eoin Gallen. Each groups loved dominant spells because the half progressed with notable possibilities coming from Aaron Kelly of Cappry and Darren mc Geever .The second half began a lot the identical as the primary with each groups working onerous to create possibilities. Cappry had an effort from Aaron Kelly clip the bar within the 80th minute but it surely was Glenea who obtained the following aim when Darren Mc Geever smashed dwelling a unfastened ball after a Shane Coll nook. Cappry pushed onerous for an equaliser however the dwelling aspect dug in for the 3points. Finest for Glenea had been Darren Mc Geever and Ciaran Coll. Referee: Con Mc Laughlin

Letterbarrow Celtic           3 v 5 Lagan Harps

A misty morning in Tymeen made for good enjoying situations as each groups regarded to take all three factors.  Letterbarrow began robust however quickly discovered themselves two behind after an incredible purple patch of play from the away aspect. Letterbarrow’s hopes started to fade extra so when Lagan went three up. Gerrard Mc Brearty pulled one again nevertheless with a screamer from 30 yards.
Conor Mc Daid’s return to Letterbarrow gave the house aspect hope and the striker grew into the sport an increasing number of. Gerrard Mc Brearty scored the second for the house aspect. Lagan calmed themselves and one other purple patch put them 5-2 up with minutes to spare.  Kevin’s Mc Brearty scored an additional comfort aim for the house aspect. 

Donegal Physiotherapy and Efficiency Centre Division Two

Ballybofey United           3 v 1 Curragh Athletic

Ballybofey made dwelling benefit depend in opposition to their close to neighbours Curragh Athletic on Sunday and prolonged their nice begin to the brand new season by doing so. They need to actually have been forward on the break after dominating the first-half however they didn’t discover the web till the second interval. No prizes for guessing the hitman, it was the expierenced Damien Glackin who opened the scoring for the hosts. His successor elect to the Ballybofey United Striker’s Jersey, Daithí Mc Mahon lived as much as his billing when he prolonged the Ballybofey lead. Curragh pulled a aim again however Ballybofey regained their two-goal benefit when Glackin obtained his second to safe the factors. A sound all-round efficiency from Ballybofey in opposition to a spirited Curragh aspect. Referee: George Clinton.   

Deele Harps           2 v 1 Whitestrand United

Whitestrand United took on Deele Harps in a reversed fixture at Mc Garvey Park. Whitestrand took the lead when Ciaran Sweeney scored with Whitestrand’s first assault. Deele rapidly responded once they scored from a rebound from save from the Whitestrand keeper. Deele pushed for a second however Whitestrand had been resolute. Deele began the second half effectively and took the lead when Rory Lynsey scrambled in a second. Deele we’re enjoying the higher soccer however Whitestrand had been at all times within the sport and got here near an equaliser however Deele held on for an necessary win

Drumkeen United           6 v 0 Raphoe City

Raphoe had been the guests to a moist St. Patrick’s Park on Sunday afternoon. Whereas this ended up as a snug victory for the house staff it was not as straight ahead because the end result would possibly counsel. This sport obtained off to a energetic begin and it was the guests who had the primary shot in anger which went effectively over the Drumkeen Crossbar. Jason Mc Daid had begin to the sport and was wanting harmful and he had likelihood to place Drumkeen forward however younger aim keeper Robbie Dolan was out rapidly to disclaim him on the fringe of the field. Mc Daid then had the right alternative to place Drumkeen forward when a penalty was awarded after he was fouled.  Mc Daid himself stepped as much as take the penalty however sadly for him and Drumkeen he noticed his effort saved by Dolan. Shortly after that Mc Daid was within the thick of it once more when he ran on the Raphoe defence and as soon as once more it was as much as younger Dolan to disclaim him which he did. Mc Daid obtained injured on this encounter and regardless that he tried to play on he was pressured to go away the sphere shortly after that.  Drumkeen then needed to survive a protracted spell of Raphoe strain however the defence underneath the management of Mickey Black held agency. As half time approached this sport then turned in Drumkeen’s favour as they managed to interrupt the impasse when Caolan Marley headed dwelling from an Eoghan Kennedy Nook. They added a second simply earlier than the break when younger Dabhan Doherty scored with an incredible effort as he lobbed the keeper from simply contained in the Field. Drumkeen pressed dwelling their benefit additional early within the second half when Mickey Black was available to fireside dwelling when the ball fell to him on the fringe of the field. Raphoe battled away regardless of the scoreline but it surely was the house staff who scored once more. This time it was nice work by Auyrn Coyle with a wonderful dribble into the field and his cross went into the Raphoe internet off a Raphoe defender. Drumkeen’s fifth aim was an incredible staff aim with Auyrn Coyle doing effectively to search out Dabhan Doherty who put in an incredible cross which was headed dwelling by Caolan Marley.

Dabhan Doherty accomplished an incredible day for himself with an incredible end from a good angle out on the suitable wing. Raphoe stored going till the top as they pushed for what at that stage was going to be nothing greater than a comfort aim. Drumkeen managed to carry out for a clear sheet to go along with the three Factors.

Regardless of the scoreline Raphoe Goalkeeper Robbie Dolan had a wonderful sport and Oran Kelly and Ryan Kildea had been energetic all through. This was sport performed in sporting method.

Drumoghill F.C. Reserves           P v P Lifford Celtic

(No Report, Match Postponed)

Kerrykeel ’71 F.C.           8 v 0 Dunkineely Celtic

The house aspect obtained their first win of the season over a struggling Dunkineely aspect. Brandon Mc Clafferty obtained the primary on 10 minutes with a wonderful header. Ryan Mc Ginley made it two with an excellent lob and Brandon made it three on the stroke of halftime with low shot to the underside nook. Kevin Loughrey obtained the fourth after the break and obtained an additional two together with strikes from Mark Friel to spherical of the scoring and hopefully kick-start the season. Mark Gallagher was wonderful at the moment in what was an all-round staff efficiency. Referee: Sean Ferry

Outcomes Week 3

Saturday sixteenth September

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Glencar Celtic           2 v 4 Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves

Keadue Rovers Reserves           5 v 1 Donegal City Reserves

Oldtown Celtic           3 v 1 Cappry Rovers Reserves

St. Catherines Reserves           7 v 0 Glenea United Reserves

Strand Rovers           3 v 1 Fintown Harps AFC

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Ballybofey United Reserves           2 v 2 Dunlewey Celtic

Castlefin Celtic Reserves           1 v 0 Gweedore Celtic Reserves

Copany Rovers           2 v 2 Drumoghill F.C. Reserves

Cranford United Reserves           2 v 7 Ramelton Mariners

Milford United Reserves           1 v 4 Swilly Rovers Reserves

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three

Erne Wanderers           3 v 0 Bonagee United Reserves

Gweedore United Reserves           2 v 2 Fanad United Reserves

Letterkenny Rovers Reserves           8 v 0 Drumkeen United Reserves

Sunday seventeenth September 2023

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Fanad United           2 v 0 Castlefin Celtic

Kildrum Tigers           0 v 0 St. Catherines

Kilmacrennan Celtic           5 v 0 Keadue Rovers

Rathmullan Celtic           1 v 2 Milford United

Swilly Rovers           5 v 0 Gweedore Celtic

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Bonagee United           6 v 1 Cranford United

Convoy Arsenal           2 v 3 Gweedore United

Donegal City           1 v 3 Letterkenny Rovers

Glenea United           2 v 1 Cappry Rovers

Letterbarrow Celtic           3 v 5 Lagan Harps

Donegal Physiotherapy and Efficiency Centre Division Two

Ballybofey United           3 v 1 Curragh Athletic

Deele Harps           2 v 1 Whitestrand United

Drumkeen United           6 v 0 Raphoe City

Drumoghill F.C. Reserves           P v P Lifford Celtic

Kerrykeel ’71 F.C.           8 v 0 Dunkineely Celtic

 

Fixtures Week 4

Friday22nd September 2023-09-16 Ok.O. 7.30p.m. 

FAI Junior Cup 

Kilmacrennan Celtic v Culdaff F.C. (Letterkenny Neighborhood Centre)

Saturday twenty third September Ok.O. 1p.m. (Except Acknowledged)

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One

Cappry Rovers Reserves v Glencar Celtic

Donegal City Reserves v Arranmore United

Fintown Harps AFC v Keadue Rovers Reserves

Glenea United Reserves v Oldtown Celtic

Kildrum Tigers Reserves v St. Catherines Reserves

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves v Strand Rovers

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two

Drumbar United v Ballybofey United Reserves

Drumoghill F.C. Reserves v Milford United Reserves

Dunlewey Celtic v Copany Rovers

Ramelton Mariners v Castlefin Celtic Reserves

Swilly Rovers Reserves v Cranford United Reserves

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three

Drumkeen United Reserves v Erne Wanderers

Fanad United Reserves v Letterkenny Rovers Reserves

Lagan Harps Reserves v Gweedore United Reserves

FAI Junior Cup (Ok.O. 7.30p.m.)

Fanad United v Buncrana Harps  (

Sunday twenty fourth September 2023 Ok.O. 1p.m. (Except Acknowledged)

Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division

Gweedore Celtic v Kildrum Tigers

Temple Home Home equipment Division One

Cranford United v Donegal City

Gweedore United v Letterbarrow Celtic

Donegal Physiotherapy and Efficiency Centre Division Two

Dunkineely Celtic v Ballybofey United

Lifford Celtic v Drumkeen United

Raphoe City v Kerrykeel ’71 F.C.

Whitestrand United v Drumoghill F.C. 

FAI Junior Cup (Ok.O. 1.30p.m.)

Bonagee United v Deele Harps

Glenea United v Swilly Rovers

Keadue Rovers v Aileach F.C.

Letterkenny Rovers v Carndonagh F.C.

Rathmullan Celtic v Moville Celtic

St. Catherines v Castlefin Celtic

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