April 15, 2024

Listed here are all of this week’s match outcomes and experiences from the Donegal League.

Wednesday thirteenth March 2024
Temple Home Home equipment Division One
Letterkenny Rovers 7 v 0 Lagan Harps
Lee Mc Monagle scored 4 first half objectives as Letterkenny Rovers cruised to a 7-0 victory over Lagan Harps at Leckview Astro on Wednesday night time. The win strikes Rovers high of the Division One desk above Donegal City and Bonagee United on objective distinction, however with fewer video games performed than their title rivals. The house aspect opened the scoring on ten minutes when Mc Monagle latched onto a exact by ball from Gareth Doherty and drilled his shot previous Kai Brown within the Lagan objective. Mc Monagle made it 2-0 5 minutes later with one other scientific end earlier than he accomplished his hat-trick simply in need of the half hour mark after combining with Joel Gorman. The in-form striker added a fourth earlier than the break when he spun his defender on the sting of the field to fireside previous Brown and cap an emphatic first half show. To their credit score, Lagan continued to battle arduous however Rovers prolonged their lead on 65 minutes when Nathan Plumb ran by on objective earlier than making use of a neat end. On 82 minutes, Plumb was fouled contained in the field and Zach Gorman made no mistake from the penalty spot to make it 5-0 earlier than Gorman rounded off the victory with the objective of the sport smashing dwelling an effort from lengthy vary.
Referee: Stephen Laird.

Friday fifteenth March 2024
Glencar Inn Saturday Division One
Cappry Rovers Reserves 0 v 7 Keadue Rovers Reserves
(No Report Submitted)

Kilmacrennan Celtic Reserves 0 v 1 Arranmore United
(No Report Submitted)

Saturday sixteenth March 2024
Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division
Castlefin Celtic 1 v 2 Keadue Rovers
Keadue Rovers went away with all three factors after coming from a objective down in brutal circumstances.
Castlefin dominated the proceedings within the first half and took the lead by Corrie Lee Bogan.
Keadue battled again and equalised by a Chris Greene penalty and took the lead when Peter Mc Gee broke by and completed on the second try.

Kilmacrennan Celtic 3 v 1 Rathmullan Celtic
This sport was switched to Saturday night time at Letterkenny Neighborhood Centre below excellent circumstances and each groups performed some nice entertaining soccer and created a lot of probabilities. Kilmacrennan took the lead on 25 minutes when Sam Harvey beat the defender large on the suitable and whipped in a fantastic ball to the inrushing Conor Black who calmly tucked the ball away into the underside of the Rathmullan web. Conor Black scored a penalty on 37 minutes after a Rathmullan a hand ball. Rathmullan acquired one again on 44 minutes. There have been loads of probabilities within the 2nd half for each groups and the Kilmacrennan back-four with glorious work from Paul Bradley and Terence Shields. On 75 minutes Chris Flanagan scored a header on the again submit from an outstanding ball from the wonderful Caolan Curran large on the suitable. Kilmacrennan performed some nice soccer particularly Paul Johnson who ran the Rathmullan defence ragged all night and Gerard Mc Granaghan as properly. Crew effort from Rathmullan. Referee: Paddy Martin

Donegal Physiotherapy Division Two
Raphoe City 2 v 1 Deele Harps
(No Report Submitted)

Glencar Inn Saturday Division One
Kildrum Tigers Reserves 5 v 0 Fintown Harps AFC
(No Report Submitted)

Oldtown Celtic 7 v 1 St. Catherines Reserves
The sport began slowly earlier than Micheal Doherty opened the scoring after beating two males and firing dwelling from the sting of the field. He doubled his tally 5 minutes later with a flicked header from a nook. Oldtown added a 3rd inside the primary 25 minutes when Anthony Browne fired dwelling from the within the world. Mick Hawe then hit debatable the objective of the season with a volley from inside the world along with his again to objective. Doherty accomplished his hat-trick earlier than the break firing in a rebound from a Kevin Mc Grath strike. 5-0 on the break. The circumstances acquired worse within the second half however Kevin Mc Grath fired dwelling from shut vary from a Tommy McLaughlin cross. St. Catherines then acquired on the scoresheet with a properly labored transfer that resulted in Josh Cunningham chipping the keeper. Oldtown added the ultimate objective of the sport when Tommy Mc Laughlin fired dwelling from the sting of the world after being put by by Mc Grath. Referee: Sean Ferry

Previous Orchard Saturday Division Two
Copany Rovers 3 v 0 Ballybofey United Reserves
(No Report Submitted)

Finn Journey Saturday Division Three
Letterkenny Rovers Reserves 7 v 1 Lagan Harps Reserves
In a highly-anticipated conflict within the Finn Journey Saturday Division Three, Letterkenny Rovers confronted off in opposition to Lagan Harps with the league title on the road. The circumstances have been difficult, with the chilly and moist climate including an additional component to the sport. The match kicked off with each groups exhibiting early intent. Within the third minute, Jordan Nugent of Letterkenny Rovers had a chance however missed large to the suitable. Nevertheless, Lagan Harps rapidly countered, with Jack Mc Connell discovering the again of the web on the seventh minute in opposition to the run of play, giving Lagan the lead. Letterkenny Rovers responded swiftly, with Adam Murphy levelling the rating with an outstanding shot from 30 yards out within the ninth minute. The momentum shifted in Rovers’ favour, as Conor O’Donnell scored twice in fast succession on the twentieth minute and shortly after, extending Rovers’ result in 3-1. All through the primary half, Rovers dominated possession and created quite a few scoring alternatives, placing Lagan’s goalkeeper, Kai Brown, below fixed stress. Regardless of Lagan’s efforts, Rovers’ defence, led by captain James ‘Barlow’ Gallagher, remained strong, limiting Lagan’s probabilities. Because the rain intensified within the second half, Letterkenny Rovers continued to say their dominance. Nugent added to Rovers’ tally on the 52nd minute, adopted by Gallagher’s header on the sixty fifth minute, extending the result in 5-1. Regardless of Lagan’s resilience, Rovers continued to pile on the stress, with Oran Winston including to the scoreline on the 82nd minute, making it 6-1 in favour of Rovers. Lagan had an opportunity to tug one again with an excellent effort from Eoin O’Connor on the eighty fifth minute solely to be denied by Margey who had a comparatively quiet second half. Nevertheless, it was Rovers’ day as substitute Dultach Mc Groarty sealed the victory with a shocking objective from 35 yards out, securing a convincing 7-1 win for Letterkenny Rovers. With the ultimate whistle, Letterkenny Rovers celebrated a well-deserved victory, clinching the Finn Journey Saturday Division Three Title. Congratulations to the gamers and administration on a profitable league marketing campaign. Referee: Con McLaughlin

Sunday seventeenth March 2024
Brian Mc Cormick Sports activities Premier Division
Gweedore Celtic 3 v 1 Swilly Rovers
Gweedore moved out of the underside two courtesy of this victory over Swilly. Swilly have been first to threaten with Shane Mc Title and Laurence Toland inflicting the house defence issues with their runs and motion. Micheal Mc Kelvey denied Mc Namee from a free kick after which saved the comply with up from Tyler Durning. On the different finish, Jamie Doherty noticed his fiercely struck effort sail over the crossbar with solely the keeper to beat. Swilly ultimately hit the entrance within the twenty fifth minute when Mc Namee’s sweetly struck free kick gave Mc Kelvey no probability within the Gweedore objectives. Nevertheless the lead was brief lived as Martin Coyle broke the Swilly rearguard and fired low previous Barry Gallagher to equalise within the thirtieth minute.
The second half noticed the away workforce dominating possession they usually had two efforts at levelling when Toland was clear by however good defending by Shaun Gallagher and Fiachra Coyle for Na Ceiltigh saved the scoreline degree. Gweedore hit the entrance with twenty minutes remaining when Crónán Mc Fadden powered a Martin Coyle nook to the web. With ten minutes remaining the house workforce hit a 3rd when Cian Mc Bride completed to the web after good work by Ciaran Mc Hugh. A tough-earned victory for Gweedore who had good performances from Martin Coyle, Ciaran Mc Hugh and Fiachra Coyle. For Swilly Matthew Mc Loughlin, Shane Mc Namee and Barry Mooney have been excellent. Referee: Seimi Ferry

Temple Home Home equipment Division One
Cappry Rovers 2 v 1 Donegal City
Donegal pressed early and had one taken off the road. Cappry grew into the sport and began to be harmful on the break. Cappry had a penalty declare turned down mid-way by the primary. Cappry did take the lead when Callum Lengthy discovered the underside nook from 25 yards. Callum Lengthy went shut once more with one other effort. Donegal got here out robust in second half however Cappry defended properly they usually hit Donegal on the break with Conor Mc Daid discovering Peter Sweeney who chipped the keeper. Donegal City acquired a objective again when a long-range effort discovered the underside nook. Cappry have been decreased to 10 males with fifteen minutes to go. Cappry defended deep. Donegal went shut close to the top however Joe Boyle made an excellent save from shut vary.

Letterkenny Rovers 6 v 1 Gweedore United
Zach Gorman grabbed a hat-trick as Letterkenny Rovers eased to a 6-1 win over Gweedore United at Leckview Astro. Performed in excellent circumstances, it didn’t lengthy for Rovers to interrupt the impasse as Nathan Plumb fired dwelling the opener after simply six minutes. Gorman doubled the house aspect’s lead on 25 minutes with a shocking free-kick from 25 yards however Gweedore acquired themselves proper again into the competition when Ronan O’ Donnell headed dwelling a rapidly taken free-kick. Nevertheless, Rovers pulled away with two fast objectives on the stroke of half-time. Nathan Plumb scored his second objective of the sport earlier than Henry Wells made it 4-1 on the break when he completed off a well-constructed transfer with a high-quality end. Shortly after the re-start, Caolan Mc Connell was fouled contained in the Gweedore field and Gorman blasted dwelling the resultant penalty to additional prolong their lead. On 72 minutes, Gorman accomplished his hat-trick to make it a 6-1 victory for Rovers who additionally welcomed again Tim Callaghan after a 12 months out injured. Referee: Paddy Martin.

Donegal League – this week’s outcomes and experiences was final modified: March seventeenth, 2024 by Workers Author