May 19, 2024

Listed here are the entire outcomes and match stories from this week’s Inishowen League motion.


Donegal Indicators Problem Cup Semi Remaining
Redcastle United 1
Buncrana Hearts 6
The house facet surprised the premier league facet within the twelfth minute when a Shaun Curran nook discovered Lee Barr to move previous Taylor Clarke. However inside three minutes the guests have been stage after Kieran McDaid’s nook was headed previous Michael McCole by Shaunie Bradley. Jamie McDaid then headed Buncrana forward after he bought on the tip of a Kieran McDaid free ,earlier than one other nook from McDaid discovered Kevin O’Loughlin to powerfully head residence. In first half harm time a superb run and cross by Kieran McDaid discovered Aaron McDaid and he headed residence to depart the guests in management on the break. Any hopes of a second half resurgence have been dashed within the 58th minute with Jamie McDaid breaking on the left and crossing for Liam Jordan to fireside low previous McCole. Jamie McDaid accomplished the scoring with a late aim to ship Buncrana into an eagerly awaited ultimate towards Cockhill.


Charlie O Donnell Cup Semi Remaining
Culdaff FC 3
Dunree United 1
Culdaff have been made to work laborious to safe a spot within the ultimate as Dunree pushed all of them the best way in a recreation performed in good circumstances. Dunree threatened first as a Liam Baldrick proper footed free-kick from twenty yards went narrowly extensive. Each side have been responsible of wayward passing and dangerous choices offensively leading to few possibilities created within the opening exchanges. On the twentieth minute mark Jack O Brien’s shot from nook of the 18 yard field was effectively parried by Adam Harrigan at full stretch and hooked to security by Ryan Bradley who had a gentle recreation all through. Culdaff loved a sustained interval of strain across the half hour mark and their greatest effort noticed a thundering Jamie McLaughlin header from an O Brien nook come crashing off the crossbar. A Benny McLaughlin cross noticed Michael Coyle’s side-footed volley saved by Harrigan and Ryan Inexperienced’s shot was deflected extensive by a resolute Dunree defence to depart the sport scoreless at half time. Dunree got here out all weapons blazing firstly of the second half and have been very unlucky when a superb flip and shot from Bernie Doherty got here rebounding of the crossbar from 20 yards. Dunree full again Adam Worriskey then bought away from the Culdaff defence and was about to shoot on aim solely to be denied by a superb Ben Curley sort out. Culdaff had a superb likelihood on 55 minutes after a deep cross from Keith Norris on the left was blazed over on the volley by McFeely on the again publish. Nevertheless it was Dunree who have been within the ascendancy at this stage and Jamie Brosnan toe poked an effort simply extensive of the goal. Dunree deservedly took the lead on the hour mark as Baldrick’s move from the centre circle was collected on the run by Brosnan and he completed brilliantly previous McLaughlin to the roof of the online from sixteen yards out. Culdaff’s substitutes Noel and Eugene McLaughlin did add some impetus to what was now a really lacklustre show from the house facet. With solely eight minutes remaining Brendan McLaughlin did effectively on the left wing as he cleverly launched Eugene McLaughlin and his low pushed cross throughout the face of the aim got here off an unlucky Dunree participant to present the house facet a fortuitous equaliser. Dunree’s spectacular winger Cian Moran had a left footed shot effectively held by McLaughlin within the residence aim because the referee blew up for full time. With momentum on their facet Culdaff dominated the additional time durations with Michael Doran, Inexperienced and Coyle pushing the house group ahead at each alternative. Culdaff took the lead on the finish of the primary half of additional time when substitute Noel McLaughlin curled in a strong low shot from the sting of the world. Culdaff sealed the deal within the second half of the additional time after nice work by Brendan McLaughlin on the left noticed him cross low to his inrushing brother Noel, who facet footed to the online from six yards and rating his second aim of the sport. Dunree can be upset having performed so effectively to maintain Culdaff at bay up till the latter phases of the sport. Culdaff can be delighted to achieve this ultimate however will know that they’ll want a greater efficiency than at present if they’re to defeat Redcastle United for the primary time this 12 months.

Strand Resort Promotion Play Off
Buncrana Res 2
Sea Rovers 1 AET
For the second time in 4 days Rovers left the league HQ with a heartbreaking defeat once they fell to a final minute additional time aim. Buncrana began effectively and an excellent Eoin McNamee ball discovered Shaunie Bradley who lower inside a defender however fired over. On the different finish Mark Diver performed a neat one two on the sting of the world and noticed his highly effective effort turned behind by Sean Daly. From the nook the ball broke to Diver whose effectively hit effort crashed off the bar to Daniel Gallagher who blazed the rebound over. On quarter-hour a ball into the Rovers penalty space fell to Bradley however he was finally crowded out. When Daly misjudged a again move on the different finish he simply recovered to clear the ball on the toes of Gallagher earlier than a Gallagher free from the left was flicked onto the highest of the bar by Diver. Buncrana then had a superb spell with Seannan Murphy heading extensive when effectively positioned earlier than Mcnamee’s effort on the flip bounced simply over. The identical participant then had an effort after good construct up from the sting of the world effectively saved by McLaughlin. However Rovers ended the half strongly and an inswinging nook discovered Matthew Harley from level clean vary his effort got here off the publish. Then when the Hearts defence and Daly failed to chop out an extended ball Conor McCluskey fired over from a good angle because the half ended. Three minutes after the restart Buncrana took the lead when Bradley transformed a penalty after he had been upended. Liam Duncan then had an effort but it surely was straight at McLaughlin whereas on the different finish substitute Andrew Gallagher broke into the world however was denied by a superb sort out from Colin Murphy. Kevin O’Loughlin then unleashed a snapshot from distance which flew over the bar earlier than Rovers bought again on phrases. After a nook was cleared to the sting of the world substitute Aiden Doherty despatched a superb volley to the again of the online giving Daly no likelihood. With the sport within the steadiness Rovers Diver performed a one two on the sting of the world earlier than capturing narrowly extensive. The ultimate likelihood fell to Buncrana after Bradley flicked the ball into Duncan inside the world however McLaughlin superior to dam. In additional time Buncrana carried extra of a risk within the first interval with with Jack Gill firing simply extensive from the sting of the world earlier than O’Loughlin’s pushed free kick was effectively gathered by McLaughlin. With the sport really fizzling out and penalties trying probably Buncrana pounced with Bradley outpacing the Rovers defence and underneath strain managed to poke the ball previous the advancing Mclaughlin and assist Buncrana retain their standing within the first Division.


Strand Resort Promotion Play Off
Cockhill Youths 5
Greencastle Youths 1
On this ultimate league recreation of the season Cockhill began brightly with Danny McDaid’s left wing nook making it’s strategy to Ronan McLaughlin on the fringe of the field along with his fierce half-volley cannoning off the crossbar. They took the lead on 6minutes when Gareth McLaughlin’s exact cross from the best was headed residence from shut vary by Paul Mullen. However Greencastle responded and have been stage 5 minutes later when Evan Davenport was fouled as he superior into the field and Kyle Harkin’s free kick was nodded in by Gavin Rowan. Harkin was denied a aim halfway via the half when his sensible lob from thirty yards was fantastically tipped over by Darragh O’Donnell within the residence aim. Cockhill had the subsequent likelihood after Kieran McElroy superior from defence to sq. for Paul Mullen however he dragged his shot extensive. Gareth McLaughlin was the subsequent to go shut for Cockhill however his effectively struck shot was parried away by Stephen Teles. Cockhill then regained the lead within the thirty eighth minute when the overlapping PJ Doherty latched onto a Mullen layoff to coolly end throughout the keeper to the far nook. Greencastle had an enormous likelihood to equalise early within the second half when Davenport sprung the offside lure however his lob dropped the unsuitable facet of the publish. Doherty virtually had a second when he superior via midfield however substitute keeper Dean Mason pushed his shot away. Shay Doherty had a shot fly narrowly over for Greencastle on 76 minutes earlier than PJ Doherty made the sport secure along with his second, and Cockhill’s third, with a effectively struck effort from the left of the D. The house facet made it 4 on 81minutes after a Liam Bradley proper wing cross was volleyed residence on the again publish by Donal Og O’Brien. O’Brien virtually bought his second however his shot from the sting of the field after controlling a cute move from Darragh McDermott his effort hit the publish.Danny McDaid made it 5 late on rifling residence from simply contained in the field to finish the scoring.

Inishowen League – all the outcomes and stories was final modified: Might sixth, 2024 by Workers Author