April 16, 2024

Listed here are all the outcomes and match stories from one other massive weekend of Inishowen League soccer motion.

Good Friday twenty ninth March
Jackie Crossan Premier Division
Glengad United 0
Cockhill Celtic 6
After a sluggish begin Cockhill created the primary probability on quarter-hour when Jamie McKinney fed Garbhan Friel however his effort was saved by Zach Conlon. Halfway by the half a Lee McColgan free kick from the sting of the realm flew simply vast. On the half hour one other McColgan free drew an outstanding save from Conlon however from Conor Graham’s deep nook Odhran O’Brien-Daly headed house on the again publish to offer the guests the lead. Glengad labored arduous all through the half and Terence Doherty had a twenty yards effort which didn’t hassle Harry Doherty within the guests objective. Cockhill put the sport to mattress with three objectives within the opening ten minutes of the second half. On 48 minutes Friel headed house a Graham cross on the close to publish. Minutes later after good construct up between Jamie McKinney and Jack Mullan the ball discovered Patrick McLaughlin inside the realm to drill previous Conlon. Then Friel added a fourth from shut vary after the house defence did not clear a nook. The house sides activity was not helped by the dismissal of Terence Doherty for a second yellow card. Cockhill added later objectives with Luke Rudden scoring twice within the closing phases firstly from a McColgan cross then getting on the tip of Mullan’s cross to complete effectively.

Moville Celtic 1
Buncrana Hearts 3
After a fair opening to the sport the guests had the primary alternative with an Eoin Murphy free kick which was tipped over by Evan Hudner within the house objective. Hudner was once more known as into the motion when he gathered a Jamie McDaid effort on the second try. Moville responded with Lee McColgan feeding Luke McFadden and his shot was saved by Taylor Clarke. Out of nothing Buncrana opened the scoring within the twenty ninth minute when Aaron McDaid collected possession turned and fired to the highest nook from twenty 5 yards. Minutes later the identical participant had one other shot blocked however fired the rebound over the bar. Moville rallied and bought again on phrases when Ryan and Lee McColgan mixed for the latters cross to be sidefooted house by Reece Gillen. However on the stroke of half time Buncrana regained the lead with Jamie McDaid below stress turning inside the realm and drilling low previous Hudner. The guests elevated their lead then on the hour mark with Conor Doherty firing an outstanding free kick across the wall and into the underside nook from twenty 5 yards. Moville had a few half probabilities with Marcus Rule and McFadden firing over the bar. Buncrana completed the stronger and Bart Wesolowski and Jamie McDaid had efforts saved whereas Kieran McDaid was off beam with one other.

Strand Lodge First Division
Cockhill Youths 1
Dunree United 0
The house aspect started effectively with Ryan Downey firing vast and PJ Doherty seeing an effort saved. Dunree replied with a Liam Baldrick free from distance which sailed over the bar. One other free kick from Baldrick was effectively gathered by Darragh O’Donnell. Cockhill responded and a neat one two between Mason McDaid and Darragh McDermott on the sting of the realm was saved by Adam Harrigan however Liam Bradley failed to regulate the rebound. McDermott’s free into the realm and after a scramble Christopher Duffy is denied from level clean vary by a defender. A Dunree nook on the different finish flashed throughout the face of objective however there have been no takers. The ultimate probability fell to the house aspect when McDermott’s pushed cross was effectively gathered by Harrigan. Cockhill started the second half effectively with Bradley denied by Harrigan who then tipped a McDermott effort over the bar . Halfway by the half a low cross by Danny McDaid eluded all and rebounded off the far publish earlier than being cleared to security. On 70 minutes for all their stress the house aspect had a let off when a protracted free kick into the realm got here off a defender and off the publish. Cockhill broke the impasse shortly after this after a free kick into the realm was headed throughout objective by Ryan Downey for Dean O’Donnell to fit house. Dunree tried to answer and Jamie Brosnan fired a free kick over the bar. Each Ryan Mcdaid and Bradley had been off beam for the house aspect earlier than the ultimate probability fell to Dunree however Brosnan volleyed over from the sting of the realm.

Rashenny FC 1
Culdaff FC 2
The house aspect had the higher of the opening half and may have been disillusioned to have gone in stage on the break. A David Mclaughlin cross discovered Abdul Alrasheed who miskicked and when the ball fell to Cormac Dillon his effort was blocked. On the different finish a Jack O’Brien effort as saved by Gavin McLaughlin. Halfway by the half the house aspect took the lead when Dillon superior and crossed for Mclaughlin who swivelled and fired an angled effort to the far nook. Gareth McKeever then reduce in from the left and flashed an effort simply previous the far publish. Rashenny continued to press and compelled a succession of corners however from the ultimate one Culdaff broke shortly and a Michael Coyle shot was turned around the publish by the house keeper. Culdaff had spell after this with Keelan Doherty denied by McLaughlin earlier than they bought again on phrases earlier than the break. O’Brien collected a defensive clearance and lobbed McLaughlin from distance. Earlier than half time the house aspect noticed Dillon unmarked shoot vast when effectively positioned whereas a harmful Al Rasheed cross was gathered by Patrick McLaughlin with two attackers lurking. The guests began the second half effectively with O’Brien denied by the legs of Mclaughlin earlier than the ball broke to Niall Gordon inside the realm and he hammered by a crowd of gamers to the online. Rashenny responded and substitute Tyler McEleney had a hooked cross shot saved earlier than David McLaughlin s effort shaved the publish and McEleney was then denied seeing an effort cleared off the road. Minutes later David McLaughlin surrounded by defenders bought a shot away which was saved. Culdaff upped the tempo and substitutes Sean O’Neill and Bryan McCandless threatened with the previous off beam and the latter denied by an outstanding Peter Doherty sort out. Rashenny substitute John McLaughlin then noticed an effort tipped over by the culdaff custodian. The ultimate probability fell to the guests after a misplaced cross noticed McCabdless achieve possession inside the realm and he sidestepped a defender and the goalkeeper however noticed his effort headed off the road by Peter Doherty.

Redcastle United 4
Greencastle Youths 1
The house aspect created an early probability when Shaun Curran received possession in midfield and fed Darragh McConway however his effort was saved by Stephen Teles within the Greencastle objective. Redcastle opened the scoring on quarter-hour after Curran’s effort was cleared by Willian O’Carroll solely so far as McConway who fired to the highest nook. However Greencastle levelled inside minutes when Evan Davenport went previous a defender and lobbed Michael McCole kind the sting of the realm. The house aspect then regained the lead on 36 minutes when Curran and Jack McConellogue mixed to launch McConway who fired low previous Teles for his second of the sport. The house aspect bought a agency grip of the sport minutes later after Stephen Grant reduce inside a defender into the realm earlier than capturing low previous Teles to the far nook. Redcastle elevated their lead on 51 minutes when Curran’s nook deflected off a defender and previous Teles who had no probability. Greencastle battled again and halfway by the half Cian Sharkey crossed for Ben Doherty who fired over the bar. Redcastle responded with Curran discovering Darren Kelly in a large place and he reduce inside however shot narrowly previous the publish. The ultimate probability got here on the different finish Gavin Rowan fed PJ McDermott however his effort produced a high-quality diving save from McCole.

Inishowen Soccer League Stories
thirtieth /thirty first March

Inish Grass Division 2 Defend Closing
Cockhill Colts 3
Culdaff Res 1
The primary closing of the home season noticed the expertise of the Cockhill Colts aspect overcome the youthful problem of Culdaff Res in Maginn Park on Saturday night. Whereas Culdaff had loads of possession they struggled within the closing third to create clear probabilities with too many over hit passes in good positions.Cockhill began the higher and on 5 minutes a Liam McCarron acrobatic effort was saved low to his left by Odhran Douglas. They took the lead after an outstanding cross from Martin Donaghey inside the total again allowed Gavin Doherty to interrupt clear on the left and whereas Douglas blocked his preliminary effort Doherty fired the rebound house from a decent angle. Culdaff responded with a Matthew McGoldrick effort which took a deflection and had Graham Doherty scrambling throughout objective however the ball drifted previous his proper hand publish. Earlier than the break Culdaff went shut once more with a protracted vary effort from Gary Collins simply over the bar. Cockhill had the primary try on objective after the break with a Joe Doherty free held by Douglas. Culdaff then equalised on 61 minutes after Conor McColgan broke on the left and his pushed cross discovered McGoldrick who shot low first time previous Doherty from sixteen yards for a superb end. However Cockhill dominated the rest of the sport threatening on quite a few events. Minutes after the objective a swift break noticed Jude O’Donnell pull the ball again from the byeline for Mark Gillespie who from level clean vary was denied by an excellent Nathan Mullarkey sort out and from the nook Dohertys header was fantastically clawed away by Douglas low to his proper. Substitute Karl Kelly then headed a nook over the bar earlier than Cockhill regained the lead on 73 minutes. Gavin Dohertys excellent cross from the left noticed Kelly nip in forward of Douglas to move house with the keeper claiming he had his fingers on the ball however the objective stood. However the Colts put the sport to mattress within the 83rd minute after Kieran McLaughlin performed the ball ahead to the sting of the realm the place Jude O’Donnell took one contact earlier than hammering the ball low into the underside left hand nook from twenty yards for an outstanding objective. On the stroke of full time substitute Paul McKinney fed McCarron who flashed an effort simply previous the publish as Cockhill deservedly received the protect.

Man of the Match
For the runners up Dermot Diver, Sonny Bonner and Matthew McGoldrick had been outstanding all through whereas for the winners the Donagheys had been stable on the again, Liam O’Donnell was the architect of a lot of their attacking play however the award goes to left winger Gavin Doherty who scored one objective, arrange one other and was a continuing menace to the Culdaff defence along with his direct operating and tempo.

Donegal Indicators Problem Cup Semi Finals
Greencastle FC 2
Cockhill Celtic 3
Performed in superb circumstances at Chapel Lane earlier than a giant crowd Greencastle took the lead within the fifteenth minute after Michael Barr discovered Seamus McLaughlin who superior into the realm on the left and from a decent angle fired excessive to the roof of the online previous Harry Doherty. Cockhill had a number of stress and had been harmful from set items however did not create any clear probabilities with the house aspect defending effectively. Greencastle then doubled their lead earlier than half time after good interaction between Jamie McCormick and McLaughlin noticed the latter discover Michael Henry inside the realm and from twelve yards he slotted low previous Doherty. Cockhill upped the tempo within the second half forcing the house aspect again and bought again into the sport within the 59th minute after Garbhan Friel bought on the tip of a Corey McBride cross to move house. Greencastle had an awesome probability to revive their two objective lead minutes later however McLaughlin fired vast when effectively positioned. On 70 minutes the guests bought again on phrases when a Brendan McLaughlin cross got here off a house defender and into the online. Cockhill accomplished the turnaround on 79 minutes after a ball into the house penalty space broke kindly for Friel to sidefoot house from twelve yards. The guests noticed the sport out to advance to the semi finals.

Buncrana Hearts 5
Illies Celtic 2
The house aspect had the primary alternative when Kieran McDaid’s cross discovered Jamie McDaid however he volleyed over from the sting of the realm. On the different finish a Paul Doherty free was deflected vast and from the nook Dominic Doherty headed over when unmarked. Buncrana broke the impasse on 21 minutes after a Jamie McDaid nook was poked house by Shaunie Bradley from shut vary. They doubled their lead on 27 minutes after Kieran McDaid collected possession and superior to unleash a thirty yards screamer to the highest nook previous Johnathan Noone. However Illies bought again into the sport after a fast free caught the house defence off guard and Michael Owen Doherty effort crept past the grasp of Taylor Clarke within the house objective. The ultimate probability of the half fell to the house aspect when a Conor Doherty free discovered the unmarked Aaron McDaid who headed vast. Buncrana had been first to threaten after the break from a Kieran McDaid nook with Eoin Murphy heading over the bar. However the guests equalised on 56 minutes after benefit was playd and Patrick Curran was upended within the space with Adrian Donaghey-Doherty sending Clarke the improper manner from the penalty spot. Inside minutes the house aspect regained the lead after Jamie McDaids cross was inadvertently headed previous Noone by an unlucky defender. They elevated their lead once more to 2 objectives with an outstanding solo effort when Aaron McDaid received possession and superior to unleash an outstanding twenty 5 yards effort to the highest nook. Illies had been dealt a blow then after Deaglan Bowen was crimson carded for an off the ball incident and the house aspect sealed their passage to the semi finals when Conor Dohertys cross was slotted house by Bart Wesolowski.

Strand Lodge First Division
Greencastle Youths 2
QPS 0
With the sport switched to muff it was QPS who had the primary massive probability. Mark Murray was slid by one on one with Stephen Teles and it was Teles who got here out on high pushing the shot vast of the publish. On the different finish Greencastle almost took the lead from a nook. Ben Doherty swung within the cross and Shay Doherty smashed a header off the bar and the ball was cleared. A couple of minutes later Greencastle had one other probability when a sensible free kick from Evan Davenport was squared to Paul Brennan whose objective sure shot was blocked on the road by Ruari O Donnell. QPS subsequent had an awesome probability to attain once they caught Greencastle sleeping in a free kick. The ball was performed in to the field and after a scramble Lee Rutherford blasted it over. A couple of minutes later a protracted ball excessive was chased down by Mark Murray who discovered himself one on one with Teles once more. Teles got here out on high with a fair higher save than the primary one. QPS had one other nice probability to take the lead when a diagonal ball into the field from Aaron Scott was met first time by John McCloskey. Teles once more made an exquisite save to maintain the rating stage. The second half began of tight with QPS controlling the ball and Greencastle searching for the fast counter. The primary clear probability fell to Evan Davenport who was put by one on one by Shay Doherty. Conor O Neil making a high-quality save. Greencastle then received a penalty when run from Evan Davenport introduced him into the field the place he was taken down. Davenport stepped up and buried it within the backside nook. QPS pushed ahead searching for an equalizer and pinned Greencastle again in their very own half for big components of the ultimate 20 minutes however discovered the Greencastle defence arduous to interrupt by.With the final kick of the sport Evan Davenport ran onto a ball excessive from Cian Sharkey, rounded Conor O Neill in nets and tapped the ball into the online for an additional massive win for Greencastle Youths within the relegation battle.

Culdaff FC 2
Buncrana Res 0
Buncrana had the primary effort on objective with a free kick from Jerry Gill going over the bar. Culdaff replied and an Aiden Cunningham effort was saved by Eoin O’Doherty earlier than a Jack O’Brien free got here off to wall to Michael Coyle who shot over the bar.On 28 minutes on the different finish a Michael Doherty free was deflected behind for a nook which was cleared by the house defence. Culdaff opened the scoring on the half hour mark after O’Brien and keeper O’Doherty challenged for the ball and the free ball was slotted house by Keith Norris from shut vary. Earlier than the break O’Brien noticed an inswinging nook come again off the bar whereas Eoin McNamee had a shot saved by Mark Smith on the stroke of half time. Culdaff began the second half effectively with Norris and Ben Curley each seeing efforts saved earlier than an outstanding cross from Cunningham simply eluded Ryan Greene on the again publish. Halfway by the half the guests spurned probability after Keith Elliot-McKinney performed an outstanding ball into Doherty who dragged his effort vast of objective. On 80 minutes effort from Elliot-McKinney from the sting of the realm drew save from Smith. A minute later on the different finish the house aspect sealed the factors after Ben Curley robbed a defender and fed O’Brien who slid the ball by for substitute Jack Curley to calmly slot previous O Doherty. One other substitute Patrick Mclaughlin had a shot comfortably saved earlier than the ultimate probability noticed a Cathal McGrenaghan effort from twenty 5 yards tipped over by O’Doherty at full strtetch.

Hannon Greene Insurances Fr O Gara Cup
Cockhill Res 2
Rashenny FC 4
The younger Cockhill staff began this recreation on the entrance foot in opposition to their extra skilled Division 1 opponents with Cockhill passing up numerous good early probabilities to take the lead.Cockhill did ultimately make their early stress rely on 20 minutes. Tiarnan Moran with a intelligent, fast free kick discovering Cahir McDaid who did effectively to win the ball and composed himself to fit house previous Rashenny keeper, Gavin McLaughlin. 5 minutes later Rashenny leveled with their first clear alternative on objective. An early ball ahead catching the Cockhill defence out permitting David McLaughlin by on objective and from a slender angle he fired an awesome shot into the far nook previous Cockhill keeper, Lee McColgan. Undeterred by that setback Cockhill had been nonetheless creating probabilities with Rashenny keeper Gavin McLaughlin the busier keeper. Firstly, McLaughlin denied Cahir McDaid a second, tipping his volley on to the bar then minutes later making an awesome cease getting down low to his proper turning Shayne Gallagher’s low shot around the publish. The sport turned in Rashenny’s favour in a 5 minute spell simply earlier than half time when Rashenny capitalised on some slack play from Cockhill and punished them on each events. Declan McLaughlin was first heading in the right direction to make it two with a strong header and moments later David McLaughlin proved medical once more to offer Rashenny a 3 – 1 lead on the break. The second half began a fair affair with little objective mouth possibilities of word within the early phases. It was Cockhill who had been first to threaten the objective when Joe Lavery broke down the fitting and his cross discovered Ethan O Toole however his first time effort was effectively held by Gavin McLaughlin. Simply as Cockhill seemed like getting again within the recreation a mixture up on the again allowed David McLaughlin the straightforward activity of placing the ball into an empty internet to finish his hat-trick and all however seal a semi-final spot for Rashenny. Cockhill stored going and so they had been rewarded for his or her efforts late on. Three second half substitutes mixed effectively with Finn O’Toole turning effectively in midfield to select Cameron Robertson and his ahead cross discovered Szymon Szczepanski whose neat first time end accomplished the scoring.

 

Inishowen Engineering Division 2A
Sea Rovers 3
QPS Youths 0
A superb constructive begin by the house aspect noticed them take an early lead when Rovers Ryan Doherty took benefit of a poor defensive cross and tapped in from shut vary . Rovers maintained possession and Mathew Harley and Andrew Gallagher had been each denied by QPS keeper Jamie Mc Colgan. Earlier than the break a nook in by Rovers was headed by Ryan Doherty and parried by McColgan however the rebound fell to Declan Mc Gonagle to fit house and go away the house aspect two nil forward . Rovers had been pretty dominant firstly of the half with the QPS keeper McColgan stored busy with efforts from Andrew Gallagher and Declan Mc Gonagle effectively saved. Loads of stress from Rovers noticed run from Liam Gallagher and a high-quality strike was effectively saved with Conor Kelly pouncing on the free ball to make it three nil and clinch the factors for the house aspect who transfer three factors clear on the high of he desk.

Inishowen League: all of this weekend’s match stories and outcomes was final modified: March thirty first, 2024 by Workers Author