December 3, 2023

Listed here are the match studies and outcomes from this weekend’s Inishowen Soccer League video games.

Jackie Crossan Premier Division

Aileach FC 1

Clonmany Shamrocks 0

After 10 minutes good work down the proper from Darren Bradley resulted in his cross being met by Jack Mc Clear however his shut vary effort was narrowly large. On 20 minutes the house aspect took the lead when Dermot Doherty overlapped down the proper and crossed for Gavin Doherty to aspect foot dwelling handed Ciaran Friel from eight yards. Clonmany responded nicely and compelled a succession of corners the final of which discovered the unmarked Paddy Doherty however his glancing header was simply large of Dylan Porters proper hand put up. On the stroke of half time, Clonmany ought to have equalised when Alex McFadden broke clear and raced by way of on purpose. Porter superior to slender the angle, the quantity 9 clipped his effort from 12 yards large of the angle.

The second half started equally to the primary with defences on high and clear lower possibilities few and much between. On 65 minutes, Dermot Doherty once more overlapped down the proper and crossed for Jack McClean to show the ball goalwards however  Friel did brilliantly to cease his shut vary effort low to his proper. Friel was known as into motion once more on 73 minutes when full again Reece Mc Gilloway received to the by line and pulled the ball again for Gavin Doherty who fired goalwards however the web minder was once more equal to the try pushing it over the bar. The rest of the sport noticed Aileach defending whereas Clonmany threw every little thing at them to attempt safe an equaliser however the dwelling defence stood agency to safe a slender victory.

Buncrana Hearts 4

Moville Celtic 0

Buncrana  dominated as anticipated and had an early probability after a Kieran McDaid cross discovered Shaunie Bradley whose highly effective header crashed off the bar. They broke the impasse on 7 minutes when McDaid lower in from the left and fired a low effort previous Ryan Coyle from twenty yards when a McDaid nook fell to Sean McDermott he again heeled the ball for Christy McKinley to fit dwelling from 5 yards. They made it three nil halfway by way of the half after an Adam Curran cross was managed by Eoin Murphy on the sting of the world earlier than he drilled to the underside nook. Bradley then fired over when he ought to have completed higher and McDaid then had two efforts each nicely saved by Coyle. Moville went shut earlier than the break after Norbert Indyka capitalised on sloppy defending and unleash a shot which clipped the highest of the bar. The house aspect started the second half nicely with Jamie McDaids effort on the run saved by Coyle. They elevated their lead on the hour after Calvin Gallagher received possession and scored with an outstanding thirty yards chip. Moville battled gamely and Michael McCarron had one effort saved by Taylor Clarke earlier than seeing  a header come off the bar. Buncrana then had a Jamie McDaid effort cleared off the road earlier than in the identical assault an Aaron McDaid effort got here off the bar to Callum Gillen whose comply with up crashed off the put up. Within the 89th minute Gillen for the house aspect lower in from the left and noticed his curling effort rebound off the put up.Within the ultimate piece of motion Movilles McCarron broke by way of and was unfortunate to see his effort crash off the put up additionally.

Glengad United 0

Carn FC 3

This native derby noticed little by the use of goalmouth motion within the first half. The house aspect’s Caolan McColgan lower in from the left and unleashed an effort which Daniel McDaid tipped across the put up at full stretch. The guests took the lead on 31 minutes when a Jamie Doherty nook was parried by Michael McLaughlin and Will Quinn compelled the free ball dwelling. Then dwelling aspect have been dealt an actual blow then when Fergal Doherty was purple carded after an altercation. Carn elevated their lead within the fifty fifth minute when Cade Cooke fired a free kick from the left over McLaughlin to the roof of the web. Then a protracted vary Michael McDermott effort was nicely saved by McLaughlin. Glengad responded with Oran Doherty feeding McColgan whose first time shot went narrowly large. Doherty then superior from midfield and laid the ball off for Cian Doherty whose shot was nicely saved by McDaid. The guests sealed the factors within the 86th minute when Cooke cross deflected off a defender to the web.


Cockhill Celtic 4

Greencastle FC 1

Cockhill threatened from the off and had the primary probability on 3mins when, from a Keegan Hegarty cross from the proper  Garbhan Friel’s header got here again off the bar. Cockhill had additional possibilities when Lee McColgan’s cross was headed over by Luke Rudden earlier than Adam McLaughlin’s nook was headed over by McColgan.

Greencastle had their first foray ahead halfway by way of the half when a James Henry shot whistled previous the put up.Cockhill had a terrific probability on the half hour however James Bradley dragged a shot large after good interaction with Corey McBride. They finally took the lead on 36 minutes when one other Hegarty cross from the proper was met by a bullet header from Luke Rudden from eight yards out. They doubled their lead minutes later when, after being wrestled to the bottom within the field, Lee McColgan made no mistake with the resultant penalty. Cockhill began the second half in an identical vein however a mixture of over enjoying and poor determination making many they didn’t prolong their lead they usually have been made to pay on 63minutes when Greencastle halved the deficit as Gavin Harkin slotted low to the web, following up after Harry Doherty had saved Brennan Moore’s preliminary shot. Greencastle have been buoyed by this and had their finest interval of the sport possession clever however didn’t create any clear lower possibilities and as time ran out it was the house aspect who sealed victory. Jay Bradley made it three one  when he managed a McBride move earlier than firing dwelling from an acute angle earlier than Friel made it 4 one on the stroke of full time when he steered dwelling a fantastic Conor Graham move to seal the factors.


Strand Lodge First Division

Cockhill Youths 2

Rashenny FC 2

Cockhill have been first to go shut when Ronan McLaughlin fired large from 25 yards. They took the lead on 11 minutes after Liam Bradley scored with a fantastic shot from the sting of the field. Bradley nearly had his second on the half hour mark however hit the put up from a cross from the proper. The house aspect doubled their lead on 47mins with a Darragh McDermott header and had additional possibilities earlier than the guests rallied.

Firstly Cormac Dillon made it two one from the penalty spot earlier than David McLaughlin accomplished an unlikely comeback with a fantastic volley.


Carn Res 1


In excellent enjoying circumstances at St Patrick’s Park it was QPS who created the primary probability of the sport. A free kick from Ross Nicholas crashed off the Carn crossbar after a deflection. Carn settled into the sport and loved a lot of the possession within the first half with out actually troubling O’Neill within the QPS purpose. QPS winger Seamus McFadden was inflicting Carn points within the first half and fired a half probability large from lengthy vary. Earlier than the top of the half Carn did name O’Neill into motion within the QPS purpose. A winding run from Carn’s Cormaic McLaughlin resulted in him stinging the palms of O’Neill. With the wind behind their backs within the second half Carn got here out a lot stronger. They took the lead on 51 minutes when an excellent trough ball discovered the toes of Dayton Cooke who completed low into the close to put up. It ought to’ve been two minutes later when Conor McLaughins effort was nicely saved by O’Neill. Some neat play from the Carn forwards resulted in McLaughlin once more forcing an excellent save from O’Neill. On 67 minutes Anthony Doherty noticed his lengthy vary effort fly simply large of the QPS purpose. QPS very practically received again into the sport on two events. Firstly McFadden dragged a shot large earlier than John McCloskey got here shut. With simply 6 minutes to go QPS received their purpose. A in swinging free kick discovered the foot of substitute Sean Og Gallagher who steered the ball into the subsequent to make it 1-1. Carn pressed for a winner and regardless of efforts from Tiernan Doherty and Cooke they needed to accept some extent.


Aileach Res 2

Buncrana Res 3

Buncrana began nicely with Liam Jordan denied by an excellent level clean save from David McGeady earlier than McGeady then tipped over a Michael Doherty free. Towards the run of play the house aspect opened the scoring with Kevin Boyle feeding Stephen Doherty who returned the ball into his path to fit previous Oran McBride. Boyle then broke of the left and crossed for Anthony Doherty to fit dwelling and put the house aspect two forward on the half hour. The guests received a goalback after a fast free fell to Jordan to shoot excessive to the roof of the web. Earlier than the break McGeady completed nicely to tip a Michael McLaughlin effort over the bar. Buncrana received again on phrases on the hour when Eoin McNamee collected a cross and fired excessive previous McGeady from twelve yards. The house aspect then noticed a Dillon McGrory free tipped over by McBride earlier than a Keith McColgan cross eluded three inrushing forwards.  A nook within the ultimate minute for the guests was solely half cleared and looped into the air for Mclaughlin to go over McGeady and full the come again. In harm time McBride tipped a Paul McGrory free across the put up to make sure the guests took the factors.


Clonmany Res 1

Greencastle Youth 3

This match was performed on Saturday night and sprung to life within the 4th minute when Clonmany’s Pearse McCarron took a free-kick he had been awarded 10 yards from the Greencastle penalty field and Dean Mason within the Greencastle purpose couldn’t maintain on to the shot however earlier than he may get better Clonmany’s Conor Doherty (Riley) had nipped in and squared the free ball to Mark Doherty and he tapped dwelling from six yards out. Clonmany’s lead was short-lived and from the restart the ball was fed to Evan Davenport who sprinted away from the Clonmany defence from the proper wing and unleashed a low shot which arrowed  contained in the close to put up giving Conor McGonigle no probability. Greencastle nearly took the lead within the nineteenth minute after Shay Doherty broke down the left wing earlier than nutmegging a Clonmany defender and slicing into the field however his shot rebounded again off the close to put up earlier than it was cleared to security. Within the twenty fifth minute Greencastle’s Dan Rowan received behind the Clonmany defence earlier than capturing from 16 yards out however Conor McGonigle received down low to show the shot behind for a nook. The stress was constructing on the Clonmany objectives and when a free-kick was awarded out on the left wing within the thirtieth minute Greencastle’s Stephen Burke got here up from the again and when the ball was performed in it fell at his toes 10yards from the objectives however Gavin McDaid was fast to react and he blocked the Greencastle man’s purpose certain shot. Clonmany’s defence was breached for a second time within the thirty second minute when Clonmany goalie Conor McGonigle was not in a position to maintain Evan Davenport’s cross from the proper and Greencastle midfielder Jamie Coyle adopted in to stroke dwelling the free ball from twelve yards. Greencastle Youth added a 3rd purpose within the forty ninth minute after they have been awarded a free-kick tight to the proper aspect of the Clonmany field. The ball was performed into the six yard field however Conor McGonigle was not in a position to maintain onto the ball and when the ball got here out to the sting of the penalty space Dan Rowan dispatched the ball by way of a ruck of gamers to the again of the web. Clonmany made a few substitutions within the 54th minute when Tiernan McDonald and Jack Doherty got here on they usually began to show the sport again within the dwelling aspect’s favour however Greencastle nearly added a fourth purpose within the sixty fourth minute when Evan Davenport headed simply over from a set-piece from the left wing. Clonmany introduced on Michael Devlin and Darragh Porter within the 72nd minute and Michael Devlin and Tiernan McDonald mixed within the 77th minute to set Devlin free however his shot from simply contained in the field was turned away by Dean Mason. Within the 79th minute Clonmany’s Tiernan McDonald’s pull again from the byline arrange Pearse McCarron however his shot from 12yards was blasted over the crossbar with out testing the Greencastle goalie. Clonmany centre-half DJ McGeoghegan was subsequent to check the Greencastle defence when he strode onto a protracted clearance from a nook simply contained in the Greencastle half and his low pushed shot was deflected off track by a Greencastle defender to concede one other nook. Clonmany have been awarded a penalty kick within the 89th minute when Pearse McCarron was tripped as he weaved into the field on one in every of his mazy runs. Pearse dusted himself off to take the kick which he shot low to the purpose keepers left and Dean Mason guessed accurately to dive onto the ball on the foot of his put up and snuff out any final probability of a Clonmany restoration.

Culdaff  FC 2

Redcastle United  3

This was a vital encounter for the house aspect however they received off to a poor begin when Shaun Curran’s lengthy vary free eluded Puaric O Donnell within the dwelling purpose. It received worse minutes later after the unmarked Josh McConallogue headed dwelling from eight yards. Culdaff responded on the half hour with a Matthew McGoldrick effort saved by Michael McCole. Redcastle had the ultimate probability of the half after Alan Clarke evaded two defenders inside the world however fired narrowly large from a good angle. The guests began the second half the higher and elevated their benefit when Clarke outpaced the house defence onto McConellogue’s by way of ball to neatly slot previous O Donnell.  The homeside tried to reply and a Keelan Doherty cross from the left was aspect footed over the bar by Thomas O’Brien. O Brien then had a free kick blocked by the wall  earlier than Noel McLaughlin turned nicely inside the world and unleashed  a shot which was parried by McCole. They received a purpose again on 75 minutes when an outstanding Euan McFeely cross got here off a defender and previous McCole. That they had one other good probability following good work from McLaughlin whose cross was blazed over on the again put up by McFeely. Redcastle responded and Lee Barr fired a free kick from distance over the bar.


Inishowen Engineering Division Two 

Rashenny RES 3

QPS Youth 5

The guests began this sport nicely with Simon Wallace changing a penalty after he had been fouled. Mark Wallace then made it two nil when he superior into the world on the proper and drilled low previous Fergal Diver. However the dwelling aspect rallied with Aaron Cregan crossing for Kaylum Lengthy to fit dwelling after which they received again on phrases after Cregan scored with an excellent low effort. The Level upped the tempo then with Sean McIvor rattling the crossbar and Joe Johnstone denied by Diver within the dwelling purpose. On the stroke of half time Alex Holovin regained the lead for the guests with a god end from inside the world. After the break they added a fourth purpose when Mark Wallace crossed for Johnstone to fit dwelling from shut vary. Wallace was inflicting the house defence a whole lot of hassle and one other excellent cross was transformed by Simon Wallace to make it 5 two. Rashenny battled and received a comfort with Lengthy crossing for Callum Crumlish to use the final touch.


Carrowmena FC 2

Redcastle Res 2

There was a low key opening to his sport with defences nicely on high and possibilities at a premium. However the dwelling aspect opened the scoring within the twenty third minute after Gerard Gill collected a clearance from the nook to cross for Brian Houten to fit dwelling from eight yards. The guests had an opportunity earlier than the break when Daniel Harkin raced onto a protracted ball excessive and with keeper Noone stranded he fired large. Redcastle began the second half nicely and have been denied when a Harkin effort was fantastically tipped around the put up by Noone. They received again on phrases on the hour mark when Shay Sweeney sidestepped a defender and drilled the ball throughout for Oisin Davenport to poke the ball dwelling from shut vary. The guests have been on high and took the lead on 83 minutes with Gary Kelly firing a free kick over the wall and in off the put up. However in harm time the house aspect salvaged some extent after  a Ronan Doherty free right into a crowded space discovered Adam Harkin to go dwelling from ten yards.


Moville Res  3

Cockhill Res 6

In an entertaining sport the Cahir McDaid fired the guests forward within the thirteenth minute when he superior on the proper into the world and drilled low previous Sean McGuinness.Moville levelled minutes  later after an inswinging nook was headed dwelling by Mateus Indyka. However Christy Doyle transformed a rebound after his preliminary effort was parried by McGuiness to revive Cockhills lead.  Moville once more received again on phrases on the half hour when Evan Hudner despatched an outstanding free to the highest nook from the sting of the world. Nonetheless two fast objectives earlier than the break put the guests in management. Firstly James Porter curled an outstanding effort to the highest nook earlier than Ethan O Toole pounced on a poor clearance to drill dwelling. Moville began the second half the higher with Marcus Rule denied by keeper McColgan earlier than Martin McGonigle fired simply large. An unlucky personal purpose noticed Cockhill go 5 two forward earlier than Cameron Robertson squeezed the ball dwelling from a good angle for the sixth. Moville received a late comfort when Hudner transformed one other free kick.


Aileach Youths 2

Culdaff Res 7

Culdaff Reserves proved too robust for a youthful, understrength Aileach aspect at Lakeside on Saturday night time. In a reasonably even opening interval, possibilities have been at a premium.  With 20 minutes on the clock, Culdaff took the lead when Niall Gordon launched Oisin McLaughlin who slipped the ball previous Dylan Clarke from the sting of the field.  Culdaff doubled their lead minutes later in fortuitous vogue when a Noel McLaughlin nook went instantly into the web. Aileach pushed ahead extra at this stage and Charlie Campbell, Kevin Boyle & Aaron Doherty all had photographs that have been saved by Oran Douglas. Aileach lowered the arrears ten minutes earlier than the break when Andrew Walker received to the road and crossed for Charlie Campbell who compelled the ball dwelling from six yards. However Culdaff regained their two purpose benefit simply earlier than the break when Billy Hume managed a clearance on the fringe of the field and chipped the ball into the web. Aileach got here out combating at first of the second half and lower the benefit to the minimal when Aaron Doherty fired dwelling from 12 yards. Aileach instantly shot themselves within the foot when a defensive error launched Billy Hume to race clear and rating his second of the sport previous Clarke from 15 yards. The sport then turned a bit disjoined at this stage with each side making a raft of substitutions.  Culdaff dominated the ultimate quarter-hour and added three additional objectives firstly from substitutes, Niall McLaughlin and Sean McGrenaghan and eventually a 25 yard shot to the highest nook from Tiernan McGeoghan.


Rashenny Rovers 0

Illies Res 2

The house aspect  had the primary alternative with Ahapli Illia seeing an effort nicely gathered by Conor Doherty. However Illies responded and Rory Inexperienced was denied by a final ditch Morgan Guihen sort out earlier than Kevin McGonigle noticed an effort from twenty two yards nicely saved by Roger McGilloway. The guests opened the scoring on 25 minutes after Deaglan Bowen unleashed a twenty 5 yards effort to the underside nook. Rovers tried to reply and Tyler McEleney had a shot saved by Doherty. Illies resumed management with Oran Doherty denied by McGilloway earlier than the identical participant ballooned the ball over the bar when nicely positioned. Doherty made amends on the stroke of half time when he doubled Illies lead with an outstanding glancing header from a Conor Doherty left wing cross. Illies had the vast majority of the stress within the second half with an Oran Doherty effort deflected onto the put up and falling to Inexperienced whose effort was saved. McGilloway then gathered Oran Dohertys effort on the second try earlier than  Bowen fired over and McGilloway smothered at Dohertys toes. On the different finish McEleney noticed one shot saved earlier than firing one other over the bar. The ultimate probability got here to Illies when a nook was palmed onto the put up by McGilloway earlier than being cleared.


Dunree Res 0

Gleneely Colts 6

The guests dominated this sport from begin to end however solely held a one purpose benefit on the break. A scramble within the dwelling space resulted in Ryan Tabbitt changing from shut vary. However the second half noticed Gleneely in command with Shane Diver changing a penalty for handball. A superb cross then on the hour from Diver discovered Tabitt to make it three nil. The unmarked Diver added a fourth changing on the again put up earlier than he accomplished his hat trick with a detailed vary end after the house defence didn’t clear. Matthew Doherty accomplished the scoring late on changing a left wing cross on the again put up.

Inishowen Soccer League: this weekend’s studies and outcomes was final modified: October 1st, 2023 by Workers Author