April 16, 2024

Listed below are the outcomes and match stories from this week’s Inishowen League and Ulster Junior Cup matches.

Ulster Junior Cup Semi Closing
Cockhill Celtic 0
Buncrana Hearts 0 (Buncrana win 4v2 on penalties)
As anticipated the opening half was a detailed arduous fought affair with few probabilities at both finish and the sport punctuated by stoppages. The primary probability of notice got here to the house aspect with a Brendan McLaughlin effort tipped across the submit by Taylor Clarke. Buncrana responded on 40 minutes after an Adam Curran free discovered Aaron McDaid on the again submit however he mistimed his header and the ball went vast. On the stroke of half time Cockhill’s McLaughlin noticed his nook headed throughout by Oisin McColgan however there no takers. Buncrana have been first to threaten after the break with Shaunie Bradley heading over following a free kick. On the different finish on 59 minutes after a nook was saved alive on the again submit Garbhan Friel headed simply vast. Defences have been properly on prime then till the eighty fifth minute with an outstanding cross discipline go from Luke Rudden discovering Jay Bradley who over ran the ball trying to spherical Clarke. Further time ensued and an inswinging Mclaughlin nook was brilliantly tipped over the bar by Clarke. On the different finish Jamie McDaid was impeded by keeper Harry Doherty outdoors the realm however the free kick was cleared to security. The sport ended scoreless and so the shootout ensued with the holders Buncrana Hearts advancing on a 4 two penalty shootout win.


Jackie Crossan Premier Division
Illies Celtic 2
Glengad United 2
Illies started this sport properly with Shaun McCallion advancing into the realm however capturing vast earlier than the identical participant flashed a ball throughout the face of aim however there have been no takers.On the different finish a Christy Mclaughlin effort was gathered on the second try by Johnathan Noone. Illies broke the impasse on the half hour after McCallion broke clear and lower the ball again for Liam Doherty to smash it dwelling from twelve yards. Inside a minute the guests bought again on phrases after Christy Mclaughlin superior into the realm previous two defenders and squared for Joe Doherty to faucet dwelling from shut vary. Glengad had the ultimate probability when a Terence Doherty shot was tipped onto the submit by Noone earlier than the defence cleared. Glengad took the lead on 57 minutes when an outstanding Christy Mclaughlin go by means of the house defence was stabbed dwelling by Matthew Mooney from ten yards. However the dwelling aspect equalised halfway by means of the half after Patrick Curran dispossessed a defender and raced clear to shoot low previous Zach Conlon. The house aspect have been decreased to 10 males then with Adrian Donaghey-Doherty crimson carded after a conflict. Each defences stood agency within the later phases because the factors have been shared.

Aileach FC 2
Carn FC 1
Aileach grabbed the lead on 10 minutes when Gavin Doherty bought on the tip of a Reece Mc Gilloway nook from the proper and headed powerfully handed Daniel McDaid from 5 yards. Inside 5 minutes, Carn have been degree, once more from a nook swung from the proper, Sheagan Doherty rising unmarked on the again submit to move dwelling. On the half hour, the away aspect may have taken the lead however Dillon Porter within the dwelling aim did properly to disclaim Cade Cooke blocking the forwards effort on the fringe of the field. The house aspect opened the second half brightly and on 55 minutes that they had probability to re take the lead when a nook wasn’t correctly cleared and fell to Gavin Doherty twelve yards out however his aim sure effort was one way or the other turned across the submit by McDaid. Carn appeared most harmful from set items however Darren Gallagher and Michael Mc Elroy marshalled the house defence properly, denying any clear lower alternatives. On 70 minutes, Darren Bradley latched onto Dermott Doherty’s by means of ball and raced clear however his last contact simply bought away from him and the prospect was gone. On 80 minutes Gavin Doherty picked the ball up in midfield and after a fast one two with Caoimhin McFeely launched his brother Dermot however the winger was unfortunate to see his effort from the sting of the field clip the surface of McDaids proper hand submit. With time nearly up, Aileach lastly made their strain inform when Dermot Doherty once more wriggled clear on the fringe of the field and his cross shot was turned dwelling on the again submit by substitute Cormac Ferguson.

Greencastle FC 2
Moville Celtic 0
Greencastle dominated the opening half and had quite a few probabilities however discovered Ryan Coyle in superlative type. Seamus Mclaughlin had the primary probability however was denied by Coyle earlier than the identical participant dragged an effort vast when properly positioned. The house aspect took the lead on 8 minutes after James henry fed Nigel McMonagle who squared for Michael Henry to hammer the ball previous Coyle from eight yards. Coyle then denied each McMonagle and Seamy Mclaughlin along with his legs earlier than tipping a Ruairi O Donnell effort over the bar. The house aspect continued to press and Coyle made some extent clean save to disclaim McMonagle whose observe up was cleared off the road by Daniel McFadden. The in opposition to the run of play on the stroke of half time Moville normal a transparent probability to equalise. Conor Radcliffe threaded a ball by means of for Michael McCarron to beat the offside lure however he as denied by Keelan McGrory. The sample continued within the second half with McMonagle firing over , substitute Kyle Harkin denied by Coyle who additionally one way or the other dispossessed McMonagle as he appeared sure to attain. Nathan Harkin then noticed a deep cross look off the crossbar . Moville substitute Jack lee then noticed a speculative lob from thirty 5 yards go simply over the bar. The house aspect sealed the factors when James Henry went previous a few defenders earlier than poking the ball to the highest nook.


Hannon Greene Insurances Fr O Gara Cup
Culdaff Res 2
Sea Rovers 1
Culdaff avenged a latest league defeat by the hands of Rovers in a detailed arduous fought conflict earlier than an enormous crowd at Caratra Park.They took the lead halfway by means of the primary half when Tiernan McGeoghaghan fed Billy Hume on the left and he lower inside into the realm earlier than capturing low throughout Mark McLaughlin and in off the far submit. Rovers responded and bought again on phrases earlier than the interval after Andrew Gallagher transformed a penalty awarded after he had been fouled previous Odhran Douglas. Ten minutes into the second half the house aspect have been awarded a penalty after Hume was taken down and veteran defender Dermot Diver transformed low to the keepers left. Once more Rovers tried to reply and Gallagher fired vast on the again submit. On the different finish Hume discovered himself in place however did not hit the goal. Rovers pushed arduous within the last phases of the sport in a bid to drive additional time however the dwelling defence with Sonny Bonner and Diver in very good type repelled all risks.

Carn Res 1
Clonmany Res 0 AET
The primary 10 minutes started evenly with the house aspect having fun with many of the possession with out actually troubling Killian McCarron within the Clonmany aim. The primary probability fell to Carn’s Mark Scott’s whose header was parried by the keeper. Ten minutes earlier than halftime Carn striker Dayton Cooke flashed an effort vast of McCarron’s submit. There was little or no within the sport because the half time whistle blew. The second half began very similar to the primary with Carn in management however Clonmany defending comfortably. Carn thought they bought themselves forward when a goalmouth scramble led to Mark Scott flicking the ball into the web from shut vary however he was adjudged to be offside. Clonmany appeared to catch Carn on the break when Mark Doherty performed the ball by means of to Jake O’Donnell however his effort was dragged vast. Shay McDaid on the Carn proper threatened all through the sport and a few good hyperlink up play between him and Dayton Cooke noticed Carn spurn one other half probability. With the sport scoreless after 90 minutes additional time was wanted. With simply two minutes of the primary half of additional time left Carn took the lead. An in swinging cross was bundled over the road by Matthew Smith from shut vary. Clonmany threatened within the second half and nearly took the sport to penalties however Jake O’Donnell’s lofted effort was properly saved by Ben Miller.

Cockhill Colts 12
Moville Res 1
The expertise of Cockhill Colts proved far an excessive amount of for an beneath energy Moville Res . The house aspect raced right into a 5 one half time lead and completely dominated the second half. Gavin Doherty with a 4 aim salvo was too scorching for the Moville defence and Jude O’Donnell grabbed a hat trick . An personal aim added to Moville distress and additional objectives adopted from Karl Kelly, Darragh Lyons and a brace from Kieran McLaughlin. Marcus Rule bought the comfort rating for the guests.

Rashenny FC 4
Aileach Res 2 AET
The house aspect spurned a fantastic probability within the opening minutes after a Damien Friel effort was parried by David McGeady to David McLaughlin who some how blazed the ball over the bar. On the different finish Aileach had an equally good opening when the ball fell to Stephen Doherty whose effort trickled previous the submit. Rashenny took the lead on quarter-hour after McLaughlin’s effort crashed off the bar and Cormac Dillon compelled the ball dwelling on the second try. The house aspect elevated their lead on 27 minutes when McLaughlin superior on the proper and unleashed an outstanding diagonal effort throughout McGeady to the far nook. They continued to press with Aaron Cregan feeding Dillon whose shot on the run flashed vast . Aileach bought a lifeline again into the sport earlier than the break when Emmet McCarron hammered a free kick from distance low into the nook previous Gavin McLaughlin. Aileach began the second half properly with Stephen Doherty discovering Dylan McGrory whose effort was parried by McLaughlin earlier than Doherty had one other effort saved. On the different finish Anthony Doherty noticed a shot take a deflection and loop simply over the bar with McGeady stranded. Aileach then bought again on degree phrases after Doherty was upended inside the realm and James Wallace transformed from the spot.They spurned a wonderful probability to take the lead when Caoimhin Lavery broke and pulled the cross behind the inrushing Stephen O’Donnell with the aim gaping. Within the closing minutes Rashenny substitute Declan McLaughlin superior on the left and noticed his cross parried away by McGeady as the sport went to additional time. The house aspect regained the lead within the first interval of additional time when Declan McLaughlin fed David McLaughlin whose cross discovered the completely unmarked Gareth McKeever to slam the ball dwelling. The guests tried to hit again with an effort from McGrory parried by McLaughlin. Rashenny sealed the tie within the second interval when Anthone Doherty fed Declan McLaughlin who beat two males and crossed for John McLaughlin to hook the ball dwelling.

Redcastle United 5
Redcastle dominated this native derby and opened the scoring within the twentieth minute after the house defence did not clear permitting Darragh McConway to fit dwelling from six yards. 5 minutes later they added a second aim after Josh McConnelogue rose highest to move dwelling from a nook. The house aspect responded earlier than the break with a Ross Nicholas effort properly saved by Michael McCole within the guests aim. After a good begin to the second half the guests put the sport to mattress with McConway added two fast objectives to finish his hat trick and go away his aspect 4 nil forward. Mark Farren then added a fifth with a neat end to seal the tie.

Culdaff FC 3
Gleneely Colts 2
The house aspect bought off to a dream begin on this native derby and took an early lead with an unlucky personal aim from a Gleneely defender. They added a second then with a nice end from Jack O’Brien after a by means of ball from Michael Coyle to fireplace previous Adrian Duffy and the house aspect appeared to be in management. However the guests rallied and decreased the deficit with Emmet O’Brien slipping the ball by means of for Shane Diver to beat the offside lure and spherical Patrick McLaughlin to fit dwelling. Culdaff had the primary probability of the second half however Brendan McLaughlin’s effort sailed over the bar. Gleneely responded and an outstanding cross from manus Doherty was met with a nice header from Billy McCann which which was brilliantly tipped over by McLaughlin from shut vary. Culdaff then broke to the opposite finish and O’Brien flashed a low shot simply previous the submit. The house aspect then made it three one after a superb inswinging nook from Aiden Cunningham was glanced dwelling from shut vary by Brendan McLaughlin. The house aspect have been unfortunate then to see a Keith Norris volley crash off the submit and into the grateful arms of keeper Duffy. Gleneely replied and Diver had an effort deflected vast. From the nook they have been awarded a penalty however Divers properly struck penalty was brilliantly saved by McLaughlin. Gleneely bought a really late comfort aim on the stroke of full time when Tristan McColgan crossed for substitute Corey O’Brien to transform on the second try.

Dunree United 2
Cockhill Youths 4
After a good opening ten minutes the guests broke the impasse once they gained possession in midfield and when Darragh McDermotts effort was properly saved by Adam Harrigan the free ball was pounced on by Mason McDaid. Halfway although the half the guests added as second aim with McDermott firing dwelling from outdoors the realm. Dunree tried to get again into the sport however discovered the Cockhill defence a troublesome nut to crack and did not create something earlier than the break with Cockhill all the time harmful on the different finish. Dunree began the second half the higher and went shut with effort from Bernie Doherty. However Cockhill elevated their lead after 59 minutes when the house defence did not clear and Liam Bradley reacted quickest to fit dwelling. The house aspect rallied and Doherty was once more narrowly off beam earlier than they bought a aim again when Cormac Doherty crossed for Marc Doherty who scored with a wonderful end. Jamie Brosnan then decreased the deficit to the minimal when he fired dwelling a free kick from the sting of the realm. With Dunree pushing for an equalizer the guests broke and Paul Mullan raced clear to fireplace previous Harrigan and make the ultimate rating 4 two.

Inishowen Engineering Division Two A
Redcastle Res 5
Aileach Youths 4
The house aspect had the primary alternative however Darren Harkin fired simply previous Dylan Clarke’s left hand submit. Aileach replied with Keelan Doherty discovering Charlie Campbell however he was off beam. The guests opened the scoring halfway by means of the half when an Eddie McIntyre lofted go was managed by Kevin Boyle earlier than he fired low previous Clarke from the sting of the realm. Redcastle equalised 5 minutes later when Shay Sweeney challenged a defender for the ball and it broke kindly for Harkin to fit low beneath Clarke. Redcastle then took the lead on 34 minutes after a Gary Kelly free got here off the wall to Kelly who volleyed into the underside nook from twenty yards. On the stroke of half time the house aspect made it three one when Kelly launched Oisin Sweeney on the proper and when he crossed Kelly was available to fit dwelling. Kelly then accomplished his hat trick within the fifty fifth minute after Harkin intercepted and Aileach throw in and squared for Kelly who sidestepped a defender and slotted dwelling. From the kick off the ball was performed to Eddie McIntyre who from his personal half lobbed the house keeper to make it 4 two. However once more the house aspect hit again and when Harkin fed Kelly he lobbed Clarke from twenty 5 yards to go away the house aspect 5 two forward. Aileach rallied and Paul Eyre drove down the left and crossed for Aaron Doherty to fireplace to the highest nook. With the final kick of the sport Aileach decreased the deficit to the minimal after Noah Edwards cross was transformed by Campbell.

Inishowen Engineering Division Two B
Illies Res 4
Rashenny Rovers 0
Illies saved their title hopes on monitor and go into their last sport realizing a win will clinch it. Rashenny had the primary probability within the tenth minute after a David Doherty cross discovered Tyler McEleney whose aim sure header was cleared off the road by Michael Grant. Illies settled and progressively bought on prime. They broke the impasse on the half hour when after a poor clearance Caelan Whoriskey drove to the roof of the web previous Roger McGilloway. Earlier than the break Whoriskey crossed for Shane Devlin however his effort was properly saved. Illies dominated the second half however needed to wait till the seventieth minute so as to add to their tally. Devlin sidestepped a defender on the sting of the realm earlier than firing to the roof of the web. They added a 3rd aim when the rovers defence did not clear and Liam O’Connor drove by means of a crowd of gamers to the nook. O’Connor added a fourth aim late on after Rovers did not clear a nook.

Rashenny RES 1
Carrowmena FC 9
The guests produced their finest efficiency of the season and confirmed the house aspect no mercy. Rashenny had the primary probability after a Kyle Cooke cross simply eluded the inrushing Shane Ward. Carrowmena responded with each Adam Harkin and Ruairi Dougal denied by saves from Sam Coyle within the dwelling aim.The guests opened the scoring on 11 minutes when Gerard Gill and Samuel Bredin mixed and when Bredin crossed Gill was available to fit dwelling from twelve yards. Rashenny had their finest spell of the sport then with Caylum Lengthy and Shea Grant seeing efforts saved by Michael Noone earlier than Eoin Fowley fired a free kick over the bar.However the guests upped the tempo and added a second aim when Cathal Crumlish launched Gill whose low cross discovered Pearse Doherty who managed turned and shot low to the nook. Minutes later a mishit Adam Harkin effort looped up and fell kindly for Ciaran Bonner to drill dwelling.On 37 minutes they made it 4 nil after Ryan McDermott discovered Crumlish who unleashed a properly struck effort from the sting of the realm to the underside nook. On the stroke of half time Crumlish added his second of the sport with a neat end from nearer vary. Inside minutes of the restart Crumlish accomplished his hat trick pouncing to fit dwelling after Coyle had parried Gills effort. Rashenny then bought a aim again on 54 minutes with Caylum Lengthy dispatching a twenty two yards free to the underside nook however it was a mere comfort. Gill transformed a Pearse Doherty cross to make it seven earlier than Doherty’s free discovered Crumlish to attain his fourth of the sport with a agency downward header. Doherty then bought on the scoresheet when he lower in from the sting of the realm earlier than drilling a low shot throughout Coyle to the far nook.

Inishowen League, Ulster Junior Cup, Fr O’Gara Cup- all this week’s outcomes and stories was final modified: February twenty fifth, 2024 by Workers Author