April 16, 2024

Clubman Shirts League Cup Semi Remaining

Clonmany Shamrocks 1

Greencastle FC 2

Performed on Saturday afternoon in blustery situations , Clonmany created the primary probability within the third minute when Aaron Porter progressed down the precise and crossed into the field with Alex McFadden controlling the ball earlier than taking pictures however Greencastle keeper Caolan McGroory was capable of pull off some extent clean save to thwart him. The sturdy wind was favouring Greencastle within the first half however usually led to play breaking down in a really scrappy begin. However Greencastle took benefit of a protracted clearance within the twelfth minute with Nigel McMonagle working away from the Clonmany defence earlier than taking pictures throughout Kieran Friel into the underside left hand nook of the online to open the scoring. Clonmany responded with a speculative effort from Jason Devlin from twenty  yards within the seventeenth minute which carried simply over the Greencastle crossbar. After the half hour mark a nook for Clonmany from the precise , delivered by Matthew Brennan , was half cleared to the sting of the Greencastle field ,the place it broke to Conor Doherty and he struck a advantageous left foot shot which whistled simply previous the angle of submit and crossbar. Greencastle pressed Clonmany again for a protracted interval on the finish of the primary half with Clonmany defending doggedly. Greencastle gained a free-kick simply outdoors the Clonmany field within the forty third minute and Kyle Harkin was unfortunate to see his effort deflected simply large of Kieran Friel’s aim..

Within the 54th minute Clonmany’s Paddy Doherty was unfortunate to see a snapshot from the sting of the field go narrowly large. The situations have been serving to Clonmany dominate possession however Greencastle have been nonetheless harmful on the assault and Kieran Friel got here to Clonmany’s rescue halfway via the half  when McMonagle broke away however Kieran saved low to his left to disclaim him his second aim of the match. Clonmany have been dealt a blow within the seventieth minute when their  centre-half Gareth Bradley was pressured off with a head damage which resulted in some rejigging of an already stretched panel of gamers. Greencastle’s Michael Barr went shut then  when he rose to direct a header goalwards from a  Harkin nook however his effort drifted simply large of the Clonmany aim. Within the 81st minute Clonmany’s second half strain lastly paid off after they gained a nook from the left which was swung over by Aaron Porter with Jason Devlin working throughout the defensive position to look dwelling a header on the close to submit previous a stranded Caolan McGrory. Nonetheless Greencastle have been to not be denied and within the Nigel McMonagle broke away from a stretched Clonmany defence to complete coolly previous Kieran Friel to revive Greencastle’s lead .Regardless of some late Clonmany strain they held on to file a win and seal their place within the Clubman Shirt’s Cup Remaining. 


Cockhill Celtic 2

Buncrana Hearts 0

The house facet began off properly with a succession of corners properly defended by the Hearts rearguard. The primary sight of aim got here on 17 minutes  after a Lee McLaughlin cross was headed throughout aim by Garbhan Friel however Luke Ruddens effort was charged down  by a Buncrana defender. Halfway via the half a jack Mullan free discovered Rudden however his effort was deflected large. Cockhill had all of the strain and on 31 minutes Ruddens header from a McLaughlin cross was fantastically saved by Taylor Clarke. On the stroke of half time Cockhill did take the lead when the guests defence did not clear a nook and James Bradley was available to drive the ball dwelling from shut vary. The house facet elevated their lead when Corey McBride fired a free kick previous the wall and Clarke from the sting of the realm. Buncrana responded with a Matthew Brown header gathered by Harry Doherty. transfer by the house facet then on 75 minutes noticed the ball deflect into McBrides path and he was denied by an excellent final ditch deal with from Brown. There was little motion within the closing levels and the house facet advance to the ultimate later within the season.

Strand Resort First Division

Aileach Res 3

Rashenny FC 2

In an entertaining contest Aileach took an early lead after Kevin Boyle s nook noticed a Gavin Doherty header parried by Gavin Mclaughlin however James Wallace was available to fit dwelling.  One other Boyle cross was then flicked large by Emmet McCarron earlier than the guests responded. Cormac Dillon noticed one effort tipped across the submit by David McGeady earlier than he was off course with one other shot. Aileach responded and a flicked header from Doherty got here off the bar earlier than McCarrons shut vary effort from a  Josh Boyle cross was blocked by keeper Mclaughlin. On the stroke of half time the guests had a Damien Friel free kick headed over by Shane Gordon. Aileach started the second half properly with Boyle seeing an effort blocked however the guests equalised on 58 minutes when Dillon launched Abdul Alrasheed to complete low previous McGeady. However the dwelling facet replied with two objectives in as many minutes halfway via the half. On 65 minutes James Wallace transformed a penalty after McCarron was upended. Then after a Josh Boyle effort was parried by McLaughlin the free ball was headed dwelling by McCarron. Rashenny rallied and lowered the deficit when Dillon transformed a penalty after a foul within the space. However the dwelling facet had the ultimate probability when Dillon McGrory fed Paul Eyre who did not hit the goal when properly positioned.

Redcastle clinch league title in Fashion 

Redcastle United 8


The guests surprised the house facet within the opening minute when Kevin Kelly was upended within the space and John McCloskey fired the spot kick low previous Michael McCole. The house facet replied when Shaun Curran fed Stephen Grant and his cross was headed simply large by Rory Hirrell. On 14 minutes after a house assault the ball was cleared so far as Eamon Donnelly and his properly struck effort was tipped over the bar by Jamie McColgan. Redcastle equalised on 22 minutes after Grant s cross was cleared so far as Marc Bell who drove low previous McColgan from the sting of the realm. Redastle then took the lead within the 32nd minute when Grant once more crossed from the precise for Darragh McConway to comb the ball previous McColgan for a superb end. However on the stroke of half time the Level levelled issues when Mark Murray skipped previous a defender on the precise and his cross was slotted dwelling by McCloskey from twelve yards. Redcastle had the primary probability of the second  half after Cahir Mclaughlins cross was headed simply large by Mark Farren. Halfway via the half the house facet regained the lead when Grant minimize in previous a defender into the realm and drilled a low shot previous McColgan. Curran then headed large on the again submit earlier than on the different finish McCloskey was denied by an excellent McCole save at full stretch.  Redcastle gave them selves a little bit of respiration house with twelve minutes remaining when Farren threaded a ball via for McConway to fireplace low to the nook from fourteen yards. They added a fifth aim within the 87th minute when Eamon Donnelly curled a free kick  from the sting of the realm across the wall and previous McColgan. The house facet made it six two then with Farren feeding Darren Kelly to fit low previous the stranded McColgan. The house facet ran riot within the ultimate quarter and accomplished the scoring when Farren launched McConway who raced clear and completed properly with the identical participant including the eighth deep in damage time to depart the house facet clinching the league title in type..

Carn Res 1

Dunree United 2

In a fair first half, either side cancelled one another out in a cagey affair. Dunree took the lead on 20 minutes when Jamie Brosnan gained the ball excessive up the pitch, beat his man and fired his effort into the underside nook of the Carn aim from twenty yards. Carn responded properly with Shay Fallon and Dayton Cooke linking up properly. Neat play from Fallon on the fringe of the field noticed his eventual shot saved however solely into the trail of Olly Coyle whose courageous header was cleared from the road. The second half began with Carn penning Dunree again however the expertise within the Dunree defence saved them at bay. That was till 80 minutes when Carn obtained themselves degree. A nook was cleared solely so far as Callum Kelly who  from 30 yards out curled his shot into the highest left nook of the Dunree aim. Simply when Carn thought they’d obtained themselves again into the sport and will now search for a winner Dunree had different concepts. On 85 minutes a breakaway lead by Liam Baldrick ended within the ball discovering Marc Doherty, who from round forty yards out lobbed the Carn keeper Kyle Harkin for an excellent aim. Carn threw every little thing at Dunree however their defence stood sturdy as they took all three factors.

Culdaff FC 2

Cockhill Youths 3

In damp situations on Saturday evening Cockhill acknowledged properly and took the lead after 5 minutes when a protracted wind assisted free kick from Conor McDaid bounced as soon as earlier than crusing into the online. With the house facet sloppy in possession Cockhill continued on prime and Danny McDaid fired simply over the bar earlier than a Dylan McDaid effort was saved by Patrick McLaughlin.  Mason McDaids nook was headed towards the bar by Conor McDaid because the onslaught continued. Minutes later Danny McDaid broke clear however dragged his effort large after which a Paul Mullan header was cleared off the road by Ryan Greene. Culdaffs first try got here  on 38 minutes when a Brendan McLaughlin effort from the sting of the realm was straight at Darragh O’Donnell within the  Cockhill aim. Culdaff started the second interval properly and equalised when a Keith Norris cross cum shot sailed over O’Donnells head to the online. Jack O’Brien then superior on the left and noticed his cross headed over by McLaughlin from shut vary. However Cockhill regained the lead after Dean O Donnell was upended within the space and Liam Bradley transformed from the penalty spot. The house facet once more obtained again on phrases with a Norris cross brilliantly managed by Mclaughlin earlier than volleying powerfully to the roof of the online. With the sport trying destined for a draw the house defence did not clear permitting Paul Mullan to seek out substitute Darragh McDermott to drill low to the online and snatch all three factors.

Inish Grass Division Two Defend Semi Finals

Culdaff Res 3

Carrowmena FC 0

In good situations for soccer earlier than a big crowd at Caratra Park Culdaff took an early lead after good work by Conor McColgan on the precise noticed him feed veteran Gary Collins who ghosted previous two gamers earlier than slotting low previous Michael Noone. Carrowmena settled into the sport after this and a Paul McGowan cross was met on the half volley by Liam Kelly however it flew over the bar. The guests had one other probability when Ryan McDermott obtained in behind the house defence however fired straight at Oran Douglas. Culdaff then created one other good alternative when Collins break up the guests defence for Billy Hume on the left to unleash an effort which Noone saved properly earlier than Conor McColgan had a shot on the run additionally gathered by Noone. Culdaff completed the half the stronger and in transfer Conor McColgan crossed to the again submit the place Hume sidestepped a defender however from a decent angle Noone obtained a hand to the ball to maintain it out. On the stroke of half time Tiernan McGeoghaghan discovered house in midfield however fired excessive from twenty yards. Carrowmena went near an equaliser within the 59th minute after a Sam Bredin free was headed down by Cathal Crumlish however Gerard Gills header flashed large of the submit.  Inside a minute the house facet had doubled their lead after Peter McCallion and Collins mixed on the precise to seek out McColgan who minimize inside to unleash an excellent left footed strike to the underside nook giving Noone no probability. The guests tried onerous to get again into the sport and substitute Brian Houghton was denied by a mix of Nathan Mullarkey and goalkeeper Douglas halfway via the half. Hesitation within the Carrowmena defence then noticed Hume race clear however he was denied by Noone saving properly along with his legs. Carrowmena pushed onerous however Sonny Bonner and Mac McLaughlin held agency on the coronary heart of the house defence. Culdaff sealed their place within the ultimate in damage time after Matthew McGoldrick scored with a properly taken end.

QPS Youth 3

Cockhill Colts 4 AET

Joe Johnson had an early probability for the house facet however noticed his effort saved by Graham Doherty within the Colts aim. The guests then countered and opened the  scoring when Joe Doherty evaded two tackles and slotted low to the nook. The house facet responded with an Oisin Burke free tipped over by Doherty earlier than they equalised within the 38th minute when a speculative Simon Wallace effort from distance discovered the underside nook. The house facet then took the lead after the break when Johnson raced clear and rounded Doherty to fit dwelling. However the guests levelled after a nook discovered Joe Doherty who rose excessive on the again submit to go previous Stephen Slattery. This despatched the sport to further repeatedly the house facet went forward after Mark Wallace transformed a penalty. However a properly labored nook kick on the different finish noticed Martin Donaghy head dwelling from 5 yards to make it three all. With penalties looming Cockhill snatched the win after Gavin Doherty fired a superb free kick to the highest nook to ship his facet into the ultimate.

Inishowen Engineering Division Two A

Cockhill Res 1

Sea Rovers 2

In nice situations at Celtic Park this proved to be an entertaining and really aggressive match between a younger Cockhill facet and title chasing Sea Rovers with little to separate to 2 sides over the 90 minutes however it was Sea Rovers who narrowly prevailed.Cockhill began the match properly with out actually testing Marc McLaughlin within the early levels.Nonetheless, Cockhill made their early working repay halfway via the primary half when Tiarnan Moran’s 35 yard free kick discovered the highest nook to offer the  Cockhill facet a deserved lead.Nonetheless, Sea Rovers responded properly instantly placing Cockhill on the again foot and throughout the house of two minutes simply earlier than half time they discovered themselves forward.The primary from Connor McCloskey and the second from Andrew Gallagher each with efforts from distance which took depraved deflections to depart Eoin Colhoun no probability.The second half began just like the primary with Cockhill pushing ahead and Sea Rover’s keeper Marc McLaughlin denying each Devin McCarron and Shaye Gallagher an equaliser.

On the different finish Eoin Colhoun saved out a number of lengthy lengthy vary efforts from Ryan Doherty and Shay Rodgers.Cockhill’s defenders Pauric McBride, Kieran McCallion and Patrick Sliageris deserve nice credit score together with Cockhill keeper Eoin Colhoun for protecting Sea Rovers forwards comparatively quiet all through the match. Cockhill threw every little thing at Sea Rovers late on for what would have been a properly deserved level however got here up simply brief.In damage time with each man together with each keepers within the Sea Rovers field a Devin McCarron nook discovered the pinnacle of Cockhill keeper Eoin Colhoun however his looping header landed brief and Sea Rovers cleared the hazard to hold on for an necessary win for his or her title aspirations.

Inishowen Engineering Division Two B

Glengad Res 5

Moville Res 2

Hesitancy within the Moville defence within the 10th minute allowed Callum McDaid to put the ball off for Matthew Mooney to fireplace  low previous Andrew Burke. However Moville levelled ten minute s later after Jack lee beat a defender on the sting of the realm earlier than drilling low previous Michael McLaughlin. Glengad upped the tempo then and Conor McGonagle fired large, Caelan McColgan had an effort crash off the bar earlier than PJ McDaid was denied by Burke. They regained the lead on 41 minutes after McColgan dispossessed a defender and fed McDaid to put the ball off for Mooney who rounded Burke and slotted dwelling. On the stroke of half time they elevated their lead with McColgan sending McDaid via to spherical Burle once more and end. Moville began the second half properly with a Luke McFadden nook cleared off the road by McGonagle and Marcus Rule blazing over from place. However Glengad sealed the factors when Mooney intercepted a defensive go and completed properly to finish his hat trick.Paul McGonagle then fired an excellent free to the highest nook to make it 5 one on 77 minutes. Moville gained a comfort  when McFadden pounced on a poor go to drill dwelling from sixteen yards.

Inishowen League: All of the reviews and fixtures was final modified: March 18th, 2024 by Workers Author