December 5, 2023

The next are all of the stories and fixtures for the previous weekend and subsequent weekend within the Inishowen Soccer League:

FAI Junior Cup 

Kilmacrennan Celtic 0

Cockhill Celtic 4

A blistering opening quarter of an hour noticed Cockhill advance to the open draw phases of the FAI Junior Cup  in Letterkenny on Saturday night. The guests dominated from the beginning and went forward within the second minute when Peter Doherty headed dwelling from shut vary after a Corey McBride nook wasn’t cleared by the house defence. They doubled their lead after a proper wing cross from McBride was sadly sliced into his personal internet by a house defender. The whirlwind begin continued minutes later when Garbhan Friel swept a Lee McColgan cross to the  roof of the online from ten yards  to place the guests in complete management of the tie. Kilmacrennan tightened issues up after this and a mixture of final ditch defending and wasted alternatives meant the rating remained the identical till the closing minutes of the sport. Friel received his second of the sport heading dwelling from an Adam McLaughlin nook to finish the scoring.


Greencastle FC 0

Buncrana Hearts 5

Switched to Citadel Park the hearts had the primary likelihood after Aaron McDaid unleashed an effort from the sting of the world which William O Carroll saved effectively. Greencastle responded and each Nigel McMonagle and Nathan Harkin drew good saves from Taylor Clarke within the hearts objective.  Buncrana opened the scoring on 14 minutes after a deep Kieran McDaid free was headed throughout by Sean McDermott for Shaunie Bradley to move dwelling from 4 yards. In  a duplicate transfer minutes later McDaids deep free got here off an attacker and off the publish for Bradley to fit dwelling from level clean vary.  Greencastle tried to reply and Brennan Moore noticed a header from a nook saved by Clarke. Buncrana had the ultimate likelihood of the half after  Matthew brown evaded a few challenges and minimize in earlier than seeing his shot parried by O’Carroll to Eoin Murphy who blazed over from twelve yards. Greencastle began the second half effectively with a Sean Doherty free simply over and Taylor Clarke tipping a dipping Gavin Harkin cross over the bar. However Buncrana confirmed no let up on the restart and McDermott headed within the third unmarked from a Kieran McDaud free . Kieran Mc Daid then scored a chic particular person objective amassing an outstanding crossfield move from Aaron McDaid  then evading his marker on the appropriate slicing in previous one other defender and taking pictures  left footed previous O’Carroll. Greencastle saved plugging away and McMonagle was denied by an outstanding finger tip save – from the nook he had a half volley tipped around the publish and from that nook Moore had a shot saved by Clarke. Buncrana  accomplished the scoring after Jamie McDaid broke on the left and crossed for Kian McGarvey to regulate together with his first contact and slot dwelling together with his second as they advance to the open draw phases.


Aileach FC 0

Letterkenny Rovers 1

In good situations at Lakeside  and that inside 2 minutes Aileach had an excellent likelihood to take an early lead when Aaron Nash beat the offside entice and raced clear however his effort from 15 yards was blocked by Mark Mc Ginley within the Letterkenny objective. Letterkenny responded and Lee McMonagle headed goalward from a proper wing cross however his effort simply cleared Dylan Porters crossbar. After 37 minutes Aileach labored the ball effectively down the appropriate hand facet and Ryan Doherty squared the ball for the advancing Thomas McMonagle who fired a 25 yard effort which simply cleared the crossbar of McGinley’s objective. The away facet grabbed the lead on 43 minutes after a protracted throw in from Jack Gorman was headed powerfully to the online by the inrushing Nathan Plumb. 

The second half adopted the same sample to the primary with the house facet protecting a stable form and placing it as much as their opponents to interrupt them down. Set items have been Letterkenny’s fundamental risk and matched with Gorman’s lengthy throw ins, there was all the time hazard to the house objective. On 64 minutes following one such lengthy throw, Aileach managed to partially clear however the ball fell to Lee McMonagle however the centre ahead rushed his effort which flew huge from 18 yards. Aileach modified form at this stage in an try to search out an equaliser however strive as they may they did not overly bother McGinley and Letterkenny held out for a slim victory. 


Jackie Crossan Premier Division 

Carn FC 1

Illies Celtic 3

Illies dominated the opening phases of this recreation and duly took  the lead within the 15th minute when Michael Owen Doherty poked dwelling after a scramble within the space following a nook. Carn responded with Cade Cooke firing huge and Cian Burke failing to regulate on the again publish when effectively positioned. Illies elevated their lead earlier than the interval when Deaglan Bowen hooked dwelling on the ear publish from a nook. 5 minutes after the restart the guests made it three nil when Sean McCallion evaded a problem on the left superior to the byeline and minimize the ball throughout for Patrick Curran to fit dwelling. The house facet did reply and diminished the deficit on the hour mark when Girt Dzerins and Burke mixed to arrange Conor McLaughlin whose snapshot was turned dwelling on the again publish by Lorcan Bradley. Carn continued to press  and a Kyran Cantwell piledriver from the sting of the world was brilliantly tipped onto the bar by Johnathan Noone. Despie having fun with lot of possession the house facet failed to hassle Noone once more and Illies noticed the sport out.


Moville Celtic 0

Glengad United 5

Moville struggles continued though they’d an early effort when a Norbert Indyka effort was saved by Zach Conlon. Glengad responded rapidly and opened the scoring on 6 minutes when Joe Doherty broke on the appropriate and minimize the ball again for Terence Doherty to shoot low previous Stephen Teles from fifteen yards. 5 minutes alter Joe Doherty on the left this time crossed to the again publish for Fergal Doherty to fireplace first time to the far nook and double their lead. Moville then had an opportunity with Michael McCarron breaking and his cross eluded each Conor Farren and Andrew McCarron. Glengad saved up the strain and John G McLaughlin despatched Teles the improper means from the penalty spot after Terence Doherty had been upended. Good work then by Fergal Doherty noticed him pull the again  for Terence Doherty to fireplace to the highest nook  from fifteen yards. Teles then made a superb save to disclaim Christy  McLaughlin earlier than the break. Glengad had the primary likelihood after the break when Joe Doherty broke away from the house defence however was denied by Teles.  Moville did exert strain on the Glengad defence  however did not create clear possibilities with a Ryan McColgan effort  flying over the bar from inside the world the most effective of these. Glengad accomplished the scoring on 85 minutes when  Joe Doherty despatched an outstanding twenty 5 yards free kick to the underside nook.


Strand Lodge First Division


Redcastle United 3

This high of the desk conflict noticed the league leaders clinch the factors and stay unbeaten. Redastle opened the scoring on 7 minutes with Stephen Grant crossing for Jack McConalogue to fit previous Conor O’Neill from six yards. However the dwelling facet equalised with Seamus McFadden amassing possession and unleashing a twenty yards effort which beat Michael McCole within the guests objective. However the guests regained the lead earlier than the break when an Eamon Donnelly  cross deceived O Neill and landed within the internet. The second half was a detailed arduous fought affair with few possibilities at both finish. The purpose have been pushing arduous to get an equaliser however Redcastle broke within the 81st minute with Eoghan McLaughlin crossing for Alan Clarke to complete effectively on the again publish and seal the factors.


Culdaff FC 5

Cockhill Youths 1

The house  facet received off to a dream begin when Brendan McLaughlin despatched a twenty 5 yards free over the wall and into the  backside nook giving Darragh O Donnell  no likelihood. Cockhill responded effectively and a looking out Dylan McDaid cross discovered Ronan McLaughlin whose effort was blocked by Sean O Neill on the expense of a nook. Sustained Cockhill strain then noticed a Liam Bradley cross volleyed huge from twelve yards by Darragh McDermott. Culdaff responded and made it two nil when nice energy by McLaughlin inside the world took him to the byeline and his cross was brilliantly volleyed to the roof of the online by Jack O Brien from twelve yards. On the different finish a protracted free from Ronan McLaughlin was headed over underneath strain by McDermott. Culdaff on the different finish have been scientific of their ending and Keelan Doherty headed dwelling a 3rd objective from McLaughlins deep nook. On 37 minutes a deflected effort from O’Brien fell fortuitously for Doherty who bravely headed over the advancing O’Donnell to provide Culdaff a commanding 4 nil interval  lead. 5 minutes into the second interval Michael Coyle was upended within the space and when  Keelan Dohertys spot kick crashed off the bar Brendan McLaughlin reacted first to move to the online.  Doherty then discovered Euan McFeely who fired narrowly over from twenty yards.  Cockhill received a penalty of their very own on 55 minutes after dwelling keeper Patrick McLaughlin misjudged a by ball and Darragh McDermott fired to the highest nook. They went shut once more minutes later with a Dylan McDaid volley simply previous the publish. The sting went out of the sport after this and the house facet have been dealt a blow when O’Neill was purple carded for a deliberate handball late on.

Dunree United 0

Carn Res 2

The sport began at a excessive tempo with Carn urgent excessive making it tough for the house defence. Dunree had the primary likelihood on 23 minutes with a Liam Baldrick free kick  from twenty 5 yards going simply over the bar.The guests  broke the impasse within the 37th minute after a nook was cleared to the sting of the world the place Conan Gibbons rifled a shot by a crowd of gamers to the underside nook. They elevated their lead on the stroke of half time after  Mark Scott performed a neat one two with Gibbons inside the world earlier than slotting low to the nook from eight yards. The second half was a detailed arduous fought affair with defences on high and slot of the play within the midfield space.Dunree pressed excessive this time and when Gerry Farrell gained possession he fired straight at Daire Tully when effectively positioned.  Tully was at his finest once more on 78 minutes saving a degree clean header from Adam Barrett.  Dunree alos had the ultimate likelihood of the sport with a snap shot from Sean McColgan going simply huge. 


Buncrana Res 3

Greencastle Youths 3

The  dwelling facet will see this as two factors misplaced  as they led by three objectives to nil with lower than half an hour remaining. Credit score to the guests who by no means gave  up and battled to the tip. Buncrana took the lead halfway by the primary half when Bart Wesolowski fed Eoin McNamee who turned a defender and fired to the underside nook from the sting of the field. The house facet doubled the lead on 35 minutes when Jerry Gill capatilised on a mistake from a nook and completed from six yards. Buncrana added a 3rd after   Liam Duncan’s cross from 25 yards looped over the Greencastle keeper to the highest nook.  The away facet received again within the recreation when a cross from the appropriate discovered Christy Hegarty on the again publish to move dwelling. Greencastle added one other when Evan Davenport ran onto a protracted ball and from 12 yards smashed the ball dwelling  to make it three two. With the final kick of the sport Christy Hegarty squared the ball for Evan Davenport to salvage a degree for the guests.

Clonmany Res 1

Rashenny FC 3

This native derby noticed the guests open the scoring on 8 minutes when a by ball from Anthony Doherty launched Gareth McKeever to shoot low previous Killian McCarron from the sting of the world. Clonmany responded effectively with two efforts from Tiernan McDonald simply off  goal earlier than they received again on phrases on 17 minutes.A mazy Aaron Porter run ended together with his cross deflecting off a defender previous Gavin McLaughlin. McLaughlin then executed effectively to tip a Brendan Doherty effort over the bar. The guests weathered the storm and McKeever was denied by a final ditch deal with from DJ McGeoghaghan. On the half hour Doherty once more launched Mckeever who fired low throughout McCarron to the  backside nook to revive Rashenny s lead.Either side had  possibilities earlier than the break with Porter denied by one other good save from McLaughlin and McKeever evading two tackles however taking pictures narrowly huge. On the restart  each David McLaughlin and Cormac Dillon spurned good possibilities  for the guests. On the different finish Jake O Donnell shot huge when effectively paved earlier than a Dylan McEleney header was effectively saved by McLaughlin. Within the 72nd minute Rashenny struck for the essential third objective with McKeever heading dwelling from a nook to finish his hat trick. Clonmany had the ultimate likelihood with a Mark Doherty twenty 5 yards effort effectively held by Mclaughlin.

Inish Grass  Division Two Protect 

Illies Res 1

Cockhill Colts 3

This native  derby noticed the guests get the higher begin and so they opened the scoring on 12 minutes after a  Gavin Doherty free kick deceived Conor Doherty within the dwelling objective. Halfway by the half Joe Doherty hammered a Mark Gillespie cross to the roof of the online to double the lead. Illies spurned a superb likelihood earlier than the break when Shane Devlin laid the ball off to Stephen McGonagle  who did not hit the goal when effectively positioned. Illies received again within the recreation on 58minutes after good work from Rory Inexperienced fund Michael Grant who crossed for Devlin to fireplace to the roof of the online from twelve yards. The guests have been then awarded a hotly disputed penalty kick and Joe Doherty transformed to place Cockhill three one forward. However Illies spurned two late possibilities with Oran Doherty away from the guests defence and denied by Graham Doherty on each events.

Aileach  Youth 5

Dunree Res 0

Aileach began the brighter and took the lead on 10 minutes when Matthew McDermott superior from midfield and fired into the underside left nook of the online from twenty 5 yards previous Philip Doherty within the Dunree objective.  Aileach remained on high and doubled their benefit on 20 minutes when McDermott latched onto a Charlie Campbell move and fired throughout Doherty and into the far nook. Ciaran Bradley added Aileach’s third on the half hour when Cormac Ferguson gained the ball excessive up the pitch and located Matthew McDermott who slipped the ball into Bradleys path and he shot low into the underside proper nook of the objective. Aileach received a fourth getting ready to half time when Andrew Walker fired in a harmful cross which was diverted into his personal objective by an unlucky defender who was underneath immense strain from Campbell on the close to publish.  Dunree discovered their ft just a little earlier than the break and Paul Jackson fired narrowly huge previous Dylan Clarkes objective simply earlier than the break. The second half adopted the sample of the primary with Aileach in management and got here near stretching their lead on 55 minutes when Bradley shot throughout objective however Doherty made an exquisite save to divert his shot previous the publish.  Campbell received the objective he deserved on 65 minutes when he collected a move from Kevin Boyle and outpaced the Dunree defence from 40 yards earlier than slotting underneath Doherty to make it 5 nil.  The sport grew to become extra scrappy after this with each side making numerous substitutions. On 80 minutes, Dunree got here shut when  Mervin McGovern ran onto a clearance and fired simply previous the publish of the Aileach substitute keeper Joshua Doherty.  Aileach handed up an excellent likelihood for a sixth within the ultimate minute when Kevin Boyle raced down the left and crossed for Aaron Doherty who miskicked with the objective at his mercy.

Moville Res 0

Gleneely Colts 6

The guests dominated this recreation and opened the scoring within the 11th minute after the house facet gave away possession permitting Billy McCann to gather and fireplace to the highest nook from the sting of the world. Minutes later McCann raced onto a ball in behind the house defence and curled a wonderful effort into the far nook. Good interaction then by the guests noticed a cross whipped to the again publish the place Emmet O’Brien was available to move dwelling. Moville began the second half higher and created a  few possibilities the most effective of which fell to Marcus Rule who ran onto a by ball however blazed huge. However the Colts upped the tempo and Ryan Coyle made a few good saves. On 74 minutes the house facet did not clear a nook and Corey O Brien fired dwelling. Two late objectives from Matthew Doherty who pounded after Coyle had made a superb save and Paul Gamble with a neat end accomplished the scoring.


Sea Rovers 3

Cockhill Res 1

This recreation began at a really quick tempo and a protracted ball by Rovers Liam Gallagher discovered Conor Mc Closkey who was taken down within the field, Andrew Gallagher took the penalty to provide Rovers the early lead .  Rovers maintained good possession and got here shut with possibilities from Andrew Gallagher and Connor Mc Closkey simply astray. Halfway by the half Cockhill broke and a superb shot by Christopher Doyle pressured Rovers keeper Mark Mc Laughlin right into a high quality save. Rovers elevated their lead earlier than the interval  after a nook delivered  by  Daniel Gallagher was effectively headed by Connor Kelly to  the roof of the online. Rovers pressed from the whistle and have been rewarded when a move from Andrew Gallagher set Conor Mc Closkey up who scored from shut vary to make it  three nil. Cockhill settled into the sport and a few good passing by to Joe Lavery put his group on the scoresheet  ending effectively from six yards. Each defences have been on high of there recreation with little  possibilities coming and the most effective effort got here from Rovers John Doherty who’s final minute effort got here of the bar. 


Glengad Res 6

Rashenny ROVERS 0

The house facet had an early likelihood when a Paul McGonagle nook crashed again off the publish earlier than being cleared. They opened the scoring on 19 minutes when McGonagles cross was cleared to the sting of the world the place PJ McDaid fired low previous Roger McGilloway. Rovers responded and Niall Devlin was astray with a protracted vary effort. Glengad had the ultimate likelihood of the half after Caolan McColgan broke and crossed for McDaid whose tried chip drifted huge. Glengad dominated the second half and elevated the lead within the 55th minute after Thomas Ramsey headed a McGonagle nook to the roof of the online from ten yards. Minutes  later McColgan despatched a high quality effort  from twenty 5 yards to the  backside nook earlier than McDaid received his second after good work by Niall McColgan had set him up. McDaid then accomplished his hat trick after controlling a protracted Oran Raymond clearance turning and drilling low to the nook. The house facet accomplished the scoring on 78 minutes after McGonagle  poked the ball dwelling in a objective mouth scramble. 

Redcastle Res 1

Carrowmena FC 3

Carrowmena began effectively and a Cathal Crumlish shot from 20 yards was brilliantly saved by Paul Doherty within the Redcastle objectives. They went shut once more when a move from Gerard McLaughlin despatched Ronan Doherty by on objectives however Paul Doherty got here to Redcastles rescue once more with an excellent save on the strikers ft. Carrowmena went forward after half an hour when a move from  Gerard McLaughlin despatched Cathal Crumlish by and he scored low into the nook from ten yards. Redcastle equalised on the stroke of half-time when a cross from Oisin Sweeney was headed into the online by Darren Harkin.The second half was a midfield battle with possibilities few and much between. After 70 minutes Redcastle went shut when a cross from Oisin Davenport was headed simply huge by Darren Harkin. They went shut once more within the seventy fifth minute when a shot from Oisin Davenport was effectively saved by Mickey Noone low all the way down to his proper. Carrowmena regained the lead  within the eightieth minute when Ronan Doherty beat two Redcastle defenders earlier than discovering the underside nook from  twelve  yards. Redcastle pushed arduous for an equaliser however have been caught on the break in damage time when Brian Houghton ran from the half means line and hammered the ball excessive into the online from twenty yards.

Culdaff Res 3

Rashenny RES 1

Culdaff progressed to the subsequent spherical of the defend on Saturday night time after a Noel McLaughlin impressed win. Within the second minute McLaughlin delivered a nook to the entrance publish, the ball was headed again to him by Aidan Hirrell. McLaughlin turned inside and curled the ball previous Sam Coyle from  the sting of the world. Fifteen  minutes later McLaughlin broke by the centre circle earlier than enjoying a one-two with Matthew McGoldrick – and eventually placing the ball previous Coyle from fifteen  yards to ship the house group in two nil forward on the interval. Rashenny gave all they’d early within the second half  with  an opportunity coming from Callum Crumlish however Oran Douglas denied him from shut vary. Culdaff made it three on the 70th minute  when Billy Hume broke down the appropriate, delivering a teasing ball to the again publish the place  Jack Curley was available to fit dwelling from shut vary. Rasheeny received a comfort with minutes  to go after Caylum Lengthy delivered a pleasant ball for participant/supervisor OJ Cuffe  to complete effectively however it’s the dwelling facet who superior to the quarter finals. 

Inishowen League: All of the stories and fixtures was final modified: November fifth, 2023 by Workers Author