Right here’s your spherical up of the weekend’s motion within the Inishowen Soccer League:
Strand Resort First Division
Cockhill Youths 1
Carn Res 2
After an even opening half hour wherein there have been little possibilities at both finish Darragh O’ Donnells ball out was intercepted by Mark Scott however O’Donnelll made amends with a great save. Good play by the house aspect noticed a Darragh McDermott effort nicely saved by Kyle Harkin. Carn took the lead then within the 50th minute when Daire Tully was upended and Dayton Cooke transformed from the spot.The guests added a second aim after the hour mark with a protracted vary effort from Cormac McLaughlin looped over O’Donnell within the dwelling aim. Inside a minute Cockhill responded and acquired a aim again when Liam Bradley slotted dwelling from inside the world. Cockhill went shut once more on 83 minutes when McDermott discovered house inside the world however Harkin saved nicely. Carn then broke with the house aspect pushing and Scott noticed his nicely struck effort saved by O’Donnell because the guests collected the factors.
Clonmany Res 1
Dunree United 2
Situations weren’t nice for this match and each groups deserve credit score for serving up an entertaining recreation. Clonmany sprung into an early lead within the third minute when Lorcan McGonigle managed Brendan Doherty’s via ball on the suitable aspect of the Dunree field and stroked the ball throughout Adam Harrigan within the Dunree aim, to search out the underside proper hand nook of the web. Dunree pinned Clonmany again for lengthy spells however usually the ultimate ball was over-hit because of the sturdy gusting wind . Dunree’s Sean McColgan went shut within the twenty ninth minute however noticed his shot slip large of Killian McCarron’s left-hand put up. One other fast counter-attack by Dunree within the thirty second minute noticed Marc Doherty taking pictures from the sting of the field however Killian McCarron pulled off a save along with his legs to divert the swerving shot behind for a nook. One other good passing motion by Dunree, within the forty first minute , down their proper wing noticed Sean McColgan organising Bernie Doherty for a shot from the sting of the field however he may’nt preserve the shot down and it cleared the Clonmany crossbar because the half ended with Clonmany main.
Dunree began the second-half with a great probability within the forty eighth minute after Sean McColgan’s overhead kick from Adam Whoriskey’s cross simply drifted large to the suitable of the Clonmany aim. Clonmany had been nonetheless competing nicely in midfield and nearly added to their lead within the fiftieth minute when Shane McCaul arrange Lorcan McGonigle on the suitable of the field however his shot from 15yards simply flashed large of the Dunree aim. Clonmany went shut once more within the 59th minute after Brendan Doherty obtained the ball in a central place earlier than driving ahead and taking pictures narrowly large. Management appeared to modify again to Dunree as they created two good possibilities inside three minutes ,first within the 62nd minute Bernie Doherty was slipped via and as he beared down on the Clonmany aim he shot however thankfully for Clonmany Killian McCarron was in a great place to drag of a save . Two minutes later Dunreee’s Tommy Mulhern was nicely positioned to shoot from the sting of the field however the ball went narrowly large to the left of the Clonmany aim. Clonmany went on a swift counter assault and Jake O’Donnell was unfortunate when he burst via on the Dunree aim however Adam Harrigan was in a position to thwart the hazard.
Clonmany had a terrific probability to seal victory within the seventieth minute when Aaron Porter went on a mazy run on the left wing earlier than driving into the field however once more Adam Harrigan got here to Dunree’s support with a great blocking save and as Shane McCaul retrieved the free ball he was compelled large to the byline and his cross was cleared to security. Clonmany would come to rue that missed alternative two minutes later when Dunree’s second-half sub Cian Moran reduce in from the left and squared to Bernie Doherty on the fringe of the field and his persistence noticed him break via a few Clonmany tackles earlier than taking pictures into the roof of the web to make it one all. With the match drawing to a detailed Dunree had been urgent for a winner and it got here within the eighty fifth minute once they had been awarded a free-kick 35yards from the Clonmany aim in a central place. With just about everybody within the Clonmany field barring Adam Harrigan , Liam Baldrick took the set piece and his low pushed shot deceived Killian McCarron to search out the underside proper hand nook and to seal Dunree’s fightback.
Greencastle Youths 1
Buncrana Res 0
Greencastle Youths hosted Buncrana Reserves on a moist and windy day in Chapel Lane. Greencastle took an early lead when Shay Doherty gained a free kick 25 yards out. Gavin Rowan stepped up from centre half and drilled the free low into the nook of the web. Greencastle had one other probability from a free a couple of moments later. However this time Rowan drilled it narrowly over the bar. 5 minutes later Dan Rowan acquired in on the act with a fiercely struck drive from 25 yards simply over the bar.Because the half wore on Buncrana got here extra into the sport forcing Greencastle again with out getting any clear reduce possibilities on aim. The second half began off tightly contested within the midfield areas. The primary probability fell to Greencastle. with a terrific via ball from Evan Davenport to Shay Doherty. however the on dashing keeper made a terrific save on the toes.
Davenport arrange one other good probability 10 minutes later with one other via ball to Christy Hegerty. Hegerty tried the chip but it surely sailed over the bar. Moments later Dan Rowan despatched Ronan Farren via on aim who additionally tried a chip but it surely additionally cleared the crossbar. With Greencastle failing to capitalize on their possibilities. Buncrana had a uncommon clear probability to get again within the recreation when Buncrana went via on aim. Stephen Teles doing nicely in nets stopping the equalizer. With minutes left a terrific deep free from William O Carroll fell to Christy Hegerty on the nook of the field. Hegerty’s drive crashed off the underside of the bar and Buncrana cleared. Buncrana pushed ahead however Greencastle held sturdy to select up an essential three factors.
Inish Grass Division Two Protect
Glengad Res 1
Cockhill Colts 2
Cockhill with the weather of their favour started nicely and opened the scoring within the 15th minute when Gavin Doherty fed Paul McKinney on the sting of the world and he fired low previous Michael McLaughlin. They doubled their lead on 27 minutes with the house aspect unable to take care of Gavin Dohertys inswinging nook which went all the way in which to the web.Jude O Donnell then broke away from the house defence however McLaughlin saved nicely. On the stroke of half time the house aspect went shut after Stephen Doherty discovered Caolan McColgan however his shot was smothered by Graham Doherty. Glengad began the second half nicely and acquired a aim again when Doherty parried a Stephen Doherty free permitting Jason Doherty to fit the free ball dwelling. Jason Doherty then had a free tipped across the put up earlier than earlier than keeper Doherty tipped a PJ McDaid effort across the put up additionally.With Glengad pushing the guests had the ultimate probability after McKinney raced clear however noticed his effort saved by McLaughlin.
Gleneely Colts 2
Culdaff Res 3
Performed in driving rain and wind Gleneely opened the scoring on 17 minutes when Stephen McLaughlin did nicely in midfield to advance and unleash a left footed effort to the highest nook from twenty yards giving Oran Douglas no probability. However Culdaff equalised minutes later once they compelled a nook and Sonny Bonner headed dwelling from eight yards. Gleneely had an opportunity within the 34th minute when Paul Doherty shot over from the sting of the field. Culdaff began the second half nicely and Tiernan McGeoghans effort from twenty yards was nicely saved by Adrian Duffy. The guests took the lead then when Darragh McCormick scored immediately from a nook on the left hand aspect. They went additional forward on 75minutes after Billy Hume scored immediately from a nook on the suitable hand aspect. Gleneely pulled a aim again when Billy McCann poked dwelling from eight yards to arrange a grandstand end. On the demise Billy McCann had an opportunity to compelled additional time however sliced his effort when nicely positioned contained in the field.
Carrowmena FC 4
Aileach Youths 3
The house aspect had the primary alternative on 13 minutes after a Pearse Doherty nook was cleared as far as Adam Harkin who drilled a low shot simply previous Dylan Clarke’s left hand side- ball clipping the up proper put up . Harkin had one other probability when he ran onto a Ryan McDermott move however couldn’t pressure the ball previous Clarke.
Aileach had been in a position to maintain the house staff’s quick begin with Eddie mc Intyre , Gareth mc Glynn & Arron Doherty , in midfield in a position to create the counter assault , however by no means acquired to hassle Noone within the dwelling nets . Carrowmena created one other good probability earlier than the break after good interaction ended with Harkin discovering Cathal Crumlish who fired over from fifteen yards . Aileach went shut on the stroke of half time with McGlynns free kick tipped onto the bar by Noone and cleared to security.
Aileach began the second half nicely and broke the impasse on 51 minutes after a nook was cleared to Cormac Ferguson on the sting of the world and he drilled low previous Noone. Carrowmena responded instantly with an effort from Puaric Gillen which Clarke tipped away because it headed to the highest nook. On 56 minutes the house aspect equalised after a Pearse Doherty effort was blocked however the ball fell to Crumlish to make no mistake from eight yards. The house aspect then took the lead after Luke Bradleys cross discovered Doherty who fired low to the web from fifteen yards. Carromena had been on high at this stage and elevated their lead with a detailed vary end from Harkin earlier than a nicely struck shot by the identical participant from twenty 5 yards nestled within the backside nook to go 4 one forward. Aileach lowered the deficit on 85 minutes after Charlie Campbell squeezed an effort previous substitute keeper Ciaran Bonner. Aaron Doherty then scored Aileachs third within the 88th minute to arrange a grandstand end however the dwelling aspect held on to advance to the semi finals.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two B
Moville Res 7
Rashenny ROVERS 0
Moville began brightly and created a couple of early possibilities falling to Danny Murphy, Luke McFadden and Joshua Gillen however their efforts all went over the bar. On 18 minutes good play down the suitable noticed a cross from Mateusz Indyka met first time on the again put up by Luke McFadden however his shot was nicely saved by Roger McGilloway within the Rasheeny aim.
Moville opened the scoring on 20 minutes and once more Indyka overlapped nicely on the suitable and floated the ball into the field the place Danny Murphy was ready to go in on the again put up. Moville prolonged their lead after 28minutes when a throw into the field wasn’t cleared. Colin Doherty blocked the tried clearance and the ball looped up and over the keepers head and into the underside nook. On the half hour Rasheeny broke and Callum Doherty discovered some house to hit a shot but it surely went narrowly over the bar. Moville got here out simply as fast within the second half and Luke McFadden floated in a nook kick the place Daniel McFadden met it on the close to put up to energy it into the highest nook.
Then three minutes later Moville had been in once more. Joshua Gillen performed a defence splitting move large left to Luke McFadden who held off the defender and fired low and exhausting into the nook on the keepers close to aspect. Then on 54 minutes it was 5. One other nook was this time met by Even Hudner which was blocked on the road. The rebound fell to Daniel McFadden and he hit it into the roof of the web. Colin Doherty then picked the ball up on the suitable and fed it via to Danny Murphy who calmly curled it across the on dashing McGilloway for his sides sixth aim.
Moville had been rampant and after nice construct up play once more on the suitable noticed the cross are available for Reece Gillen who had made the run from left again. He met it first time however couldn’t direct it in direction of aim.
Moville completed the scoring within the 77th minute when Marty McGonigle gained the ball in midfield and performed it large to Luke McFadden. He swept it throughout to Murphy who slotted it dwelling into the underside nook from the sting of the field to finish his hattrick.
Illies Res 3
Dunree Res 0
Performed in swirling wind situations league leaders Illies dominated this recreation all through. They took a tenth minute lead when a deep Dominic Doherty free was punched clear by Philip Doherty however Liam O’ Connor discover the free ball to the roof of the web. They doubled their lead halfway via the half after a brief nook to Michael Grant noticed his effort break off a defender to Oran Doherty who fired to the highest nook from the sting of the world. On the stroke of half time the house aspect had one other good probability with Stephen McGonagle discovering J P McKenna however he dragged his effort large when nicely positioned. Illies continued on high however discovered the Dunree defence exhausting to interrupt down within the second half. They added their third within the 80th minute when substitute Marty Coyle fed Jack McDaid who rounded Doherty and clotted dwelling. Coyle then had a shot saved by Doherty earlier than a late Coyle cross was steered large by McGonagle.
All of the motion from the Inishowen Soccer League was final modified: February fifth, 2024 by