April 16, 2024

Donegal 1-8 v 2-6 Down

The Donegal Minors had been defeated by Down this afternoon of their Ulster Minor Championship Semi-Ultimate conflict.

Barry Ward’s Donegal facet fell by only a level on the Fr Tierney Park in Ballyshannon, with windy circumstances making it tough on either side.

Donegal obtained off to the brighter begin, and with the breeze of their favour raced out to a 1-5 to 0-01 lead after 20 minutes – a penalty slotted residence by Conor McCahill including Donegal’s purpose.

Down’s Barra McEvoy grabbed an important purpose again simply earlier than the break, however on the half Donegal nonetheless held a commanding 1-7 to 1-1 lead.

Nevertheless with the wind of their favour within the second half, Down rapidly chipped away on the deficit with a variety of fast scores, bringing the deficit to 2 factors with quarter-hour to go.

Then Down had been in a position to slot away a penalty of their very own to take their first lead of the sport, with Darragh Poland placing them forward on the forty seventh minute and Donegal but to level within the second half.

Down then went two forward with an important rating simply 4 minutes from the tip to increase their result in two factors.

The singular second half Donegal rating got here from Conor McCahill within the remaining moments of the sport, however it was too little too late for them to seek out an equaliser within the sturdy breeze.

Donegal Minors defeated in Ulster Semi-Ultimate by Down was final modified: March twenty third, 2024 by Workers Author