June 22, 2024


The next are all of the studies and fixtures from the Inishowen League from final weekend and for the weekend forward.

Inishowen Soccer League Stories  24th September  

FAI   Junior Cup

KIlmacrennan  Celtic 2

Culdaff FC 1

All three targets on this sport have been scored inside a 20-minute window within the first-half with Jack McLaughlin’s strike for Culdaff cancelling out the opener from Cathal McDaid, who would flip supplier for the winner scored by Gerard McGranaghan 5 minutes earlier than the break.  Kilmacrennans  Oisin Farrell made a terrific save late within the sport to make sure there can be no extra-time. Conor McLaughlin was the primary to make an affect on the match with a goal-saving block to disclaim Sam Harvey inside ten minutes. After 1 / 4 of an hour, Paul Bradley would fireplace an effort narrowly extensive and Culdaff would reply with a possibility created by McLaughlin together with his low ball throughout the six-yard field simply needing any contact to take it house.Kilmac’s subsequent opening would outcome within the first objective of the night  as John Sandilands curled a ball in from the left for McDaid to nod house off the bottom of the publish. McLaughlin would drive a sensible low save out of Farrell shortly after the objective whereas Kilmacrennan may have doubled their lead not lengthy after through a cross from Sandilands which was not dissimilar to McLaughlin’s ten minutes again. That missed probability proved pricey as Culdaff hit an equaliser only a minute later. Jack O’Brien discovered house on the left facet and his cross in was headed house  from shut vary by Jack McLaughlin. 5 minutes earlier than the interval the house facet regained the lead when  McDaid whipped the ball in from the suitable and McGranaghan nodded a glancing header in direction of objective and it squeezed by way of the grasp of Martin McLaughlin. The beginning of the second-half was quiet by the requirements set within the first-half and solely efforts from Sandilands and Ryan Greene have been in a position to name both keeper into motion earlier than the hour mark. Martin McLaughlin was closely concerned within the second-half for Culdaff  and his long-range kick outs have been a terrific possibility for the away facet to rise up the sector and Culdaff threw quite a bit on the hosts within the ultimate ten minutes in a bid to drive additional time and so they got here inside a whisker of reaching that with 5 minutes to go. Aidan Cunningham made a darting run down the suitable facet and he narrowed the hole to the goal earlier than his low drive was tipped onto the publish by Farrell. Cunningham had one ultimate probability as the sport entered stoppage time however this effort was once more saved by Farrell.

Illies Celtic 1

Glengad United 1

Glengad had the higher of the opening half and on quarter-hour Joe Doherty broke by way of the house defence however fired weakly extensive. Nonetheless it  was the house facet who opened the scoring when good work by Michael Owen Doherty inside the realm noticed him sq. the ball to Paddy Curran to fit house. Glengad levelled 4 minutes later when a Caolan McColgan nook discovered Seamus Doherty to go house by way of  a crowd of gamers on the again publish. Johnathan Noone within the house objective then produced two very good saves to disclaim Terence and Joe Doherty  in a 3 minute spell earlier than the break.Illies dominated the second interval and have been unfortunate to see Michael Owen Dohertys  effort crash off the bar on 56 minutes. Nathan Doherty then broke clear however  with solely the keeper to beat  he shot extensive. Glengad had an opportunity then with Terence Doherty unleashing a shot however Johnathan Noone saved nicely. Within the ultimate minute Illies nearly received it however a Sean McCallion header drifted simply extensive as additional time ensued. Illies struck for the winner when Doherty headed throughout objective for Kevin McGonigle to go house. Glengad had a late probability from a nook to drive a shoot out however Joe Doherty headed narrowly extensive.

Cockhill Celtic 5

Clonmany Shamrocks 1

Cockhill began on the entrance foot and had the primary probability on 6 minutes when Corey McBride’s nook was headed over by Garbhan Friel. Minutes later Shane McCaul pounces on hesitancy within the Cockhill defence however his shot is nicely saved by Harry Doherty. On 28 minutes Lee McColgan’s cross evaded Clonmany keeper Friel however hits the publish and was cleared away.The house facet  broke the impasse minutes earlier than the break  when a teasing Keegan Hegarty cross from the suitable was steered house by Friel  from eight yards. Clonmany responded because the second half started with a contested free kick from the suitable falling to Gareth Bradley who compelled a terrific save from Harry Doherty.

They went nearer on 63minutes when Shane McCaul was performed in by way of the center. His shot evaded Doherty however rebounded off the publish

Cockhill went shut on 70minutes when Luke Rudden had a shot cleared off the road however a minute later Clonmany have been stage when Alex McFadden coolly transformed a penalty low to Doherty’s proper.

Simply because it regarded like the sport was within the steadiness, Cockhill struck two quickfire targets to seal the tie. On 77 minutes  Adam McLaughlin’s free kick from the left of the ‘D’ discovered the highest nook earlier than Rudden reacted to a Friel knockdown to drill previous Kieran Friel. The competition was over now however Rudden accomplished his hat-trick so as to add gloss to the scoreline. Firstly he fired house when Friel unselfishly squared after rounding the keeper, then he headed house a McLaughlin free kick with the final motion of the sport.

FAI Junior Cup Spherical Up

Elsewhere within the junior cup on a really blustery Saturday evening in Tria A Loch  Buncrana Hearts scored within the first minute of additional time courtesy of Kieran McDaid to edge previous Donegal League champions Fanad United  and advance to the subsequent spherical. 

Cade Cooke fired Carn FC forward of their conflict with Letterkenny Rovers who equalised from the penalty spot earlier than the break. It was Rovers who struck for the winner within the second half with the guests  feeling aggrieved in the long run .

Aileach made the lengthy journey to Keadue  and trailed on the break to an Oran Fallon strike. However a Stephen Doherty strike ensured the sport went to additional time. Gavin Doherty fired Aileach in entrance just for an unlucky personal objective to stage issues once more. However Aileach prevailed within the penalty shootout  profitable by 5 targets to 4.

Moville travelled to Rathmullan and in addition trailed on the interval by a single objective. They fell additional behind within the 74th minute  and regardless of their greatest efforts that’s the way in which it ended.

Strand Resort First Division

Rashenny FC 3

Dunree United 2

The house facet have been first to indicate within the 15th minute when Gareth McKeever broke clear and thought he manages to get the ball previous Adam Harrigan it was Bobby Bradley who obtained again to get the ball clear. Dunree responded with Adam Barrett seeing an effort nicely saved by Gavin McLaughlin.On the half hour mark Cian Moran superior and crossed from the left however Daniel McLaughlin couldn’t direct his effort heading in the right direction on the entrance publish. The house facet then went shut with a Damien Friel cross simply eluding the inrushing McKeever earlier than Abdul Al Rasheed noticed his highly effective effort  deflected over the bar by the outstretched leg of a defender. Rashenny had the primary probability of the second half when Conor McDaid evaded two defenders and located McKeever however he was crowded out and the possibility was misplaced. Dunree went shut then with a Tiernan Moran effort saved by Gavin McLaughlin who additionally saved a spectacular Shane Gordon again move following Adam Barretts cross. On the hour mark the house facet went shut when Damien Friel  hooked the ball over Harrigan however Jamie Brosnan obtained again to clear off the road. The house facet took the lead on 69 minutes when  Mckeever fried a low shot from the sting of the realm to the underside nook.However when the house defence didn’t clear Adam Barrett fired a low  shot to the far nook from twelve yards. The house facet regained the lead on 82 minutes after  substitute Cormac Dillon s cross fell to Delan McLaughlin to fit house from fourteen yards. 5 minutes later they went three one up after a Dillon run and shot was parried by Harrigan however David McLaughlin was available to complete nicely. Dunree then gained a comfort in damage time when house keeper McLaughlin parried Morans effort however  Daniel Mclaughlin slotted house.


Clonmany Res 1

Hat methods from John McCluskey & Oisin Hillen powered the Level to an emphatic victory over Clonmany Res. Daniel McMenamin opened the scoring for the house facet earlier than McCluskey added a second on quarter-hour. Clonmany then obtained a objective again when Steve Harkin performed Tiernan McDonald by way of and he completed nicely from inside the realm. Oisin Hillen then elevated the house sides lead once more simply earlier than the break . Two fast fireplace targets from McCluskey to finish hos hat trick ended the sport as a contest earlier than Hillen additionally accomplished his hat trick with two extra targets. Late targets from Josh McLaughlin and  Sean Og Gallagher accomplished the rout.

Redcastle  United 3

Aileach Res 1

League leaders Redcastle opened the scoring within the 18thminute after an Aiden Cunningham cross from the left was cleared by a defender solely so far as Darragh McConway who fired to the highest nook previous David McGeady. Aileach replied and halfway by way of the half Dillon McGrory unleashed a twenty 5 yards effort which Michael McCole saved nicely. On the different finish Alan Clarke  fed Cunningham whose cross discovered McConway however he fired simply extensive.  The guests replied with Andrew Ross advancing from half solution to launch David Healy  however his low effort was saved by McCole. Redcastle ended the half strongly with Marc Bell crossing to Jack McConalogue however his effort was saved by McGeady. They doubled their lead then on the stroke of half time following a nook when the unmarked McConway headed house. The house facet made it three nil after a brief McConalgue nook to Shaun Curran  who blasted to the highest nook. The guests tried to answer with McGrory s twenty 5 yards effort tipped around the publish by McCole. Aileach ended the sport nicely with McGrory once more denied by McCole earlier than McCole saved nicely from a Josh Boyle shut vary effort. They have been rewarded within the 88th minute when Anthony Doherty transformed a penalty after a push within the space. The house facet suffered a blow after McConway was crimson carded within the ultimate minute.

Greencastle Youth 1

Carn Res 3

Greencastle Youths hosted Carn Reserves and it was the house facet who had the primary probability within the second minute. From a nook the ball was cleared to Nathan Harkin whose shot from 20 yards was saved by Daire Tully in targets for Carn. Carn had an opportunity then halfway by way of the primary half when a great ball by way of discovered Dayton Cooke one on one with Evan Davenport who made a great save on the striker’s ft.Carn took the lead early within the second half from a free kick. Substitute Kyron Cantwell stepped up and due to a giant deflection of the wall looped into the highest nook. Greencastle practically obtained the proper reply when nice play from Shay Doherty took him previous two defenders however he dragged his shot extensive. Carn made it two nil midway by way of the half when Greencastle have been robbed of the ball within the defence. The ball was squared to Kyron Cantwell who completed nicely.Ten minutes later it was Kyron Cantwell once more finishing his hatrick  when  ending a great Carn transfer. Greencastle  obtained a late consolidation when a nook from Nathan Harkin to the again publish was volleyed into the highest nook by William O’Carroll

Buncrana Res 0

Cockhill Youth 5

The guests obtained off to an outstanding begin  straight from the kick off when Conor Graham intercepted a sloppy move and performed it by way of for Darragh McDermott  to slip the ball house. Cockhill elevated their lead when Graham collected Mullens very good move and completed  to the  backside nook. The Hearts tried to answer with Adam Doherty discovering Cillian Downey whose blistering effort flashed simply previous the publish. Simply earlier than the break Cockhill added quantity three after good method play from McDermott discovered Mullen to complete nicely.  Within the second half Buncrana tried exhausting to get again to the sport however failed to bother the Cockhill objective and late targets from Shane McLaughlin and Liam Bradley sealed a 5 nil derby win.

Inishowen Engineering Division Two 

QPS Youth 2

Moville Res 1

The house facet opened the scoring within the 13th minute after Dean Hegarty discovered Sean Og   Gallagher who turned on the sting of the realm earlier than firing to the highest nook previous Sean McGuinness. They continued to press and Alex Holovin was  unfortunate with an effort that crashed off the publish. Joe Johnston had the ultimate probability of the half however fired straight at McGuinness. Johnston had the primary probability of the second half however  his effort was cleared off the road by a defender. Moville responded and Conor Farren evaded two challenges earlier than taking pictures simply extensive from twenty yards. They went shut once more with a jack Lee effort nicely saved by the house keeper. Movilles stress informed on 78 minutes when Farrens cross deflected off a defender and into the web.  However the house facet rallied and struck for the winner within the ultimate minute after Sean Og Gallagher intercepted a again move and rounded McGuinness earlier than slotting into the empty internet.

Gleneely Colts 2

Carrowmena  FC 0

Cockhill Res 3

Aileach Youths 2

In an entertaining and open begin to the match Aileach had the higher of the opening possibilities however each groups failed to bother both keeper.

It was Aileach who lastly opened the scoring shortly earlier than half time. A nicely hit free kick from 25 yards out was tipped on to the bar and publish by Cockhill keeper Darragh O’Donnell and Aileach’s Andrew Walker was first to react to hammer house the rebound to offer Aileach the benefit on the break. Cockhill responded nearly instantly after half time levelling the match up.  Ethan O’Toole confirmed nice consciousness to put the ball again to James Porter who confirmed nice composure to lob the ball over Dylan Clark from 20 yards. There was little between the 2 groups till halfway by way of the half. A deep free by Daibhidh Grant discovered the unmarked Kevin Wallace on the again publish to go previous Darragh O’ Donnell to place Aileach forward once more. Aileach seemed to be seeing the sport out till second half substitute Ciaran Bradley fired a rocket of a volley in off the underside of bar from 30 yards out to stage it up.That objective lifted the younger Cockhill facet and so they pushed exhausting for a winner which they obtained with minutes remaining. Good work by Ethan O’Toole and Cahir McDaid performed Niall Breslin by way of and his nicely hit effort throughout the advancing Clarke discovered the far publish and in.Aileach lifted it once more pushing Cockhill again within the remaining minutes however the younger Cockhill facet confirmed nice character to see the sport out for a giant come from behind win.

Illies Res 4

Dunree Res 1

The house facet broke the impasse within the 15th minute after  Shane Devlin displayed nice footwork to beat two defenders inside the realm and drill low previous Philip Doherty within the guests objective. Halfway by way of the half they’d one other good alternative when Devlin launched Conor Doherty who fired over the bar when nicely positioned.  Dunree responded and levelled earlier than the break  with a Jason  Spence free headed house by the unmarked Raymond Toland. Illies upped the tempo on the restart and dominated the second half. They regained the lead within the 58th minute when Philip Doherty parried Oran Dohertys free kick  however Liam O Connor was available to fit house.  Devlin then obtained on the top of an outstanding Marty Coyle cross however headed extensive. The house facet elevated their lead when Devlin discovered Oran Doherty to sidestep a defender and end low to the nook to make it three one. They accomplished the scoring within the 89th minute when  substitute Jack McDaid raced into the realm and slotted  low into the underside nook giving Doherty no probability.

Culdaff Res 1

Cockhill Colts 4

Cockhill Colts landed to Caratra on Saturday night and took all 3 factors again house with them. Culdaff had the primary probability when Billy Hume broke down the suitable, chopping in on his left foot and sailed his effort simply extensive of the publish. Cockhill would quickly threaten Odhran Douglas’ objective on the sixth minute, however Declan Kearney’s effort was put straight down the center and into the arms of Douglas. Noel McLaughlin obtained his fourth objective of the season on the eleventh minute. Oisin McLaughlin’s curling cross was met by the oncoming McLaughlin from 12 yards – who fired house. Cockhill have been unfortunate 10 minutes later when Gerry Gill’s 20 yard free-kick sailed simply over the crossbar. The rest of the primary half  noticed each groups have half possibilities apiece. Nonetheless, on the 57 minute, veteran Joe Doherty would tower above  a house defender – placing his header previous Douglas to stage the sport. Culdaff had an opportunity to retain the lead by way of Billy Hume, however his shot was smothered by Graham Doherty. Cockhill replied and took the lead in  the sixty fourth minute. Gavin Doherty broke down the left wind, chopping in and feeding midfielder Liam O’Donnell whose 20 yard effort flew previous Douglas. Doherty would quickly get one among his personal 10 minutes later – taking up the Culdaff defence, rounding the keeper and tapping house from shut vary. Substitute Jude  O Donnell accomplished the scoring for the travelling males on the ninetieth minute to take the victory and the factors.

Rashenny ROVERS 0

Glengad Res 6

In a match performed underneath lights in Trawbreaga Park on Saturday evening, the guests held the higher hand for many of the match and deservedly emerged with most factors. They hit the entrance after 8 minutes when Paul McGonagle’s proper wing nook was cleared again to him and his diagonal drive from simply exterior the angle of the realm flew into the highest nook. Minutes later the lead was doubled when Caolan McColgan obtained on the top of Jason Doherty excessive lofted free into the realm and slotted house. Half method by way of the primary half Glengad moved additional forward. Goalscorer McColgan ran clear alongside the suitable wing and delivered into the centre the place Jayden McDaid had taken up an unmarked place and he was in a position to drill house on the close to publish. Simply over half an hour had been performed when the guests scored their fourth objective. Paul McGonagle obtained his second from the penalty spot after an infringement within the space. The house facet may need pulled a objective again near the interval when Michael Toland performed a pleasant ball by way of the Glengad rearguard to Keelan Doherty however good defensive work averted the hazard. Quickly after the restart it was 5 nil. Confronted with the advancing McGilloway, Caolan McColgan laid off to the unmarked McDaid and he had the easy process of placing the ball within the unguarded internet from 12 yards. The ultimate objective objective was scored by Conor McGonagle when McGilloway parried a fierce shot into his path. The house facet loved their greatest spell through the ultimate half hour and got here near scoring on a variety of events. On the hour mark Shea Grant unleashed a robust low shot from method exterior the realm however keeper Michael McLaughlin pushed it away at full stretch. Then Tyler McEleney delivered two wonderful crosses from the suitable into the goalmouth. Firstly Stephen Doherty drove goalwards and appeared sure to attain however a mix of keeper and defenders near the objective line managed to forestall the ball crossing the road. After which sub Ryan McDermott was denied by one other final gasp objective line clearance.

Inishowen League: All of the studies and fixtures was final modified: September twenty fifth, 2023 by Workers Author