April 15, 2024

After main by 4 factors at half-time Donegal Below 20’s got here robust within the second-half to beat a gallant Fermanagh crew at MacCumhaill Park and make it two wind from two of their group and arrange a bunch decider towards Armagh in two weeks time.

Donegal 1-13    Fermanagh 0-5

By Charlie Collins at MacCumhaill Park

Donegal opened their marketing campaign with an away win in Cavan whereas Fermanagh misplaced at residence to Armagh by six factors, so with residence benefit to Armagh to come back in two weeks time a win right here was a should for Donegal when it comes to securing a high two spot within the group.

Senan Carr gave Donegal an early lead from a mark , Micheal Burns rapidly replied , however superb factors from play by Patrick McElwee and Finbarr Roarty put the house crew two forward.

Diarmuid Owens received Fermanagh’s second and Donegal had let-off when Jarlath Flanagan’s punch to the online however dominated to have been within the sq..

Luke McGlynn kicked a brilliant level from play, Patrick McElwee transformed a free from close to the sideline and Donegal led by three 0-05 to 0-02.

Conor O Hanlon transformed a free for the guests however Karl Joseph Molloy replied with a mark and a free and the lead was 4 factors 0-07 to 0-03.

Diarmuid Owens kicked his second level however an excellent Donegal transfer was completed off with Oisín Caulfield’s level and Donegal led by 0-08 to 0-04 at half-time.

Patrick McElwee and Diarmuid Owens each added their third level early within the second-half after which after a scoreless interval Luke McGlynn transformed a free and virtually instantly after a foul on McGlynn and a quickly-taken free Oisín Caulfield and Senan Carr mixed to arrange Patrick McElwee to palm the ball to the online, 1-10 to 0-05 and recreation over as a contest.

Oisín Caulfield , Karl Magee and Luke McGlynn all added factors as Donegal ran out winners by 1-13 to 0-05 to safe a high two spot within the group.

Now a victory over Armagh, who beat Cavan by 2-09 to 2-07 tonight, in two weeks time will see them take a semi-final spot.

Donegal: Damian McGowan , Cormac Gallagher, Finbarr Roarty , Karl Magee (0-01), , Finn Coll, , Oisin Caulfield (0-02), Sean Martin , Conor Reid , Shaun Ward , Conor McGinty, Luke McGlynn (0-03) , Seanán Carr ( 0-01), KJ Molloy ( 0-02), Patrick McElwee (1-03) Eoghan Kelly. Subs used; Cian McMenamin for Gallagher (43mins), Daithi Gildea, Kevin Lynch and Adam McGeever for Carr, Molloy and Reid (all 55mins), Luke Glerkin For Finn ( 60 minutes).

Fermanagh: Shane Mulligan , Cal McAnespie , Liam McEnri , Adam Callaghan , Jamie McCaffrey , Shaun McCarron , Michael Burns 0-01), Jarlath Flanagan, Lughaidh Donnelly , Cian O Brien, Conor O Hanlon (0-01), Diarmuid Owens (0-03), Jack Quinlan , Sean Conlon, Keelan Fitzpatrick. Subs used ; Damian Og Kelly and Mattie McDermott (each h/t), Caolan Brennan (42mins) Shay Deazley (55mins). Lanty Feely (57mins)

Referee: Diarmuid Boylan ( Monaghan

GAA: Donegal U20’s overcome Fermanagh with robust second-half efficiency was final modified: March twenty seventh, 2024 by Workers Author