The next are all of the Inishowen League reviews.
Inishowen Soccer League Stories 21st January
FAI Junior Cup
Cockhill Celtic 5 Ashkeaton/Kilcornan ( Limerick) 0
Cockhill Celtic progressed to the Spherical of 16 of the FAI Junior Cup this afternoon with a complete 5-0 win over Askeaton Kilcornan of the Limerick Desmond League. Cockhill began the match on prime with Adam McLaughlin forcing the visiting keeper Killian Fitzgerald right into a positive low save within the opening minutes. Cockhill opened the scoring on 10 minutes when Brendan McLaughlin’s proper wing nook was met by Garbhan Friel’s highly effective header to the highest nook from eight yards .Friel spurned a chance to double the lead halfway via the half when his penalty, awarded after Adam McLaughlin was fouled, rebounded off the crossbar.The away workforce then had a foray ahead and received a free kick on the appropriate. When the free kick was headed to the sting of the field, Raymond Kelly’s shot flew over.Fitzgerald was referred to as on to make one other save to disclaim Friel to depart the house facet one forward on the break. Regardless of enjoying in opposition to the wind, the house facet dominated proceedings within the second half. Adam McLaughlin’s header from a Peter Doherty cross doubled their lead and eased any nerves, permitting Cockhill to benefit from the final half hour. A proper wing free kick discovered it’s solution to the far put up the place Jason Breslin’s volley was deflected huge however Breslin was to not be denied and his looping header from the ensuing nook discovered the web on 67minutes. Substitute Corey McBride regarded sharp within the inside proper place and when Fitzgerald parried his goalbound shot, Liam Grant was available to fit house the fourth They accomplished the scoring within the closing minute when McBride confirmed nice shut management on the left and his exact cross was headed house by Luke Rudden. The guests had the final effort of the sport when Kelly’s powerfully struck free kick was nicely handled by Harry Doherty.
Buncrana Hearts 3
Harding FC ( Dublin) 1
Enjoying in opposition to the wind the house facet began nicely with Kamie McDaid taking pictures simply huge earlier than the identical participant fed Shaunie Bradley who fired over the bar. The guests then took a shock lead after Sanchez fired a superb free kick to the highest nook giving Taylor Clarke no probability. Clarke saved his facet within the contest minutes later denying Mia from shut vary after a defensive combine up.Buncrana upped the tempo and when a Kieran McDaid free fell to Jamie McDaid his effort was blocked and Michael McLaughlin’s comply with up was additionally brilliantly blocked by a defender.The house sides greatest probability got here after a Calvin Gallagher free kick discovered the unmarked Kevin O’Loughlin who headed over from 5 yards. The house facet dominated the second half and on the hour a rapidly taken free from Kieran McDaid virtually caught out keeper Dituto. They obtained again on phrases when McDaids cross noticed Bradley problem the keeper and when the ball broke Eoin Murphy was available to fit house. The Hearts then took the lead within the 86th minute after an Adam Curran cross got here off a defender pas the stranded keeper for an personal purpose. Buncrana then sealed the tie after a Kieran McDaid nook was poked house by Bradley from level clean vary to ship the house facet into the final sixteen.
Jackie Crossan Premier Division
Clonmany Shamrocks 3
Aileach FC 1
Clonmany began nicely with a Matthew Brennan cross discovering Jamie Coyle whose header was cleared off the road by Keith McColgan. On the different finish a Michael McElroy effort was turned across the put up by Killian McCarron within the house purpose.Halfway via the half by the house sides Matthew McLaughlin noticed him pull the ball again however Jason Devlin blasted over from eight yards. Coyle then had a shot nicely saved by Dylan Porter on 34 minutes. Aileach took the lead 5 minutes later when David Healy rose unmarked to move to the web following a nook. However the house facet obtained again on phrases on the stroke of half time after Devlin was upended within the space and Oisin Hession despatched Porter the incorrect means from the spot. Clonmany with the weather had been on prime within the second half and Devlin reduce in from the left which was smothered by Porter . They took the lead on 51 minutes with a looping Conor Doherty effort to the roof of the web. Aileach had an opportunity to degree issues when Gavin Doherty burst via the house defence however McCarron superior to smother at his ft. Clonmany sealed the factors when substitute Aaron Porter and Jake Harkin mixed for Porter to feed Devlin and he completed low previous Porter.
Ulster Junior Protect
Aileach Res 3
Lagan Harps 0
In a brisk opening to the sport the house facet had an opportunity within the opening minute with a Stephen Doherty effort saved by Matthew Whoriskey. On the different finish Dylan Doogan went shut for the guests with a shot which simply cleared the bar. On 12 minutes David McGeady within the house purpose made an excellent save to disclaim Cody Brogan. Halfway via the half Aileach broke the impasse after Doherty performed a neat one two with Caoimhin Lavery earlier than taking pictures low previous Whoriskey. Damien Barr then superior from the again to seek out Doherty however he shot straight at Whoriskey. Within the 33rd minute the house facet made it two nil when Josh Boyle discovered Doherty inside the realm and he completed nicely to the nook. The second half was a scrappy affair with the house defence absorbing a variety of strain with Brogan and Anthony Gallagher very outstanding for the guests. Brogan had a very good effort turned away by Mc Geady however they discovered it onerous to create clear possibilities. Aileach then broke away within the closing minute with Ryan Lengthy bursting out of defence earlier than discovering Doherty who chipped the advancing Whoriskey and full his hat trick.
Culdaff FC 7
In wintry circumstances on a very good floor the house facet began nicely with a Keith Norris cross sidefooted over the bar from eight yards by Brendan Mclaughlin. Poor defending then by the house facet noticed Daniel McMenamin latch onto a ball excessive and lay the ball off to Oisin Hillen who composed himself nicely to drill low previous Patrick McLaughlin. Culdaff equalised halfway via the half after Mclaughlin charged down an tried clearance by keeper Conor O’Neill and the ball flew into the web. The house facet took the lead then on the half hour after Jack O’Brien curled a superb wind assisted free kick to the highest nook from over thirty yards out . The guests replied and a whipped in nook from Aaron Scott was palmed away on the close to put up by Patrick Mclaughlin. Culdaff responded and Jamie McLaughlin headed O’Briens nook huge earlier than the house facet went three one up. A looking out ball excessive from Ben Curley was managed by O’Brien whose tried lob stopped on the road however he adopted as much as rating. They made it 4 one earlier than the break when an Aiden Cunningham free kick was met by an excellent diving header from Michael Coyle. Culdaff continued within the ascendancy after the break and elevated their lead when O’Brien accomplished his hat trick sidefooting Crafty hams nook to the web from ten yards. The Level saved making an attempt and a harmful cross from substitute Seamus McFadden to Hillen who headed narrowly huge on the again put up. However Culdaff had been rampant at this stage and Brendan Mclaughlin capitalised on a poor clearance to complete emphatically and make it six one. They accomplished the scoring late on after O’Brien squared for Brendan McLaughlin to fireside in off the put up and in addition full a hat trick.
Rashenny Res 0
Keadue Res 4
The guests had the primary probability after an Oran Fallon effort clipped the skin of the put up. The house facet responded and a Kyle Cooke cross simply eluded the inrushing Keelan Doherty. The guests then took the lead on the half hour after Oisin McKelvey evaded a couple of challenges and when the ball broke again to him he fired low previous Sam Coyle to the far nook. Earlier than the break that they had one other probability when Aiden Boyle lifted the ball over a defender and superior clear however was denied by the legs of Coyle. With the wind Keadue dominated the second half and elevated their lead when Aiden McHughs highly effective effort was crushed away by Coyle however McHugh pounced to drill house the rebound. They added a 3rd on the hour mark when Oisin McHugh laid the ball off to call sake Aiden inside the realm and he guided the ball low previous Coyle into the nook. They their fourth after a positive diagonal ball by Aiden Boyle into the trail of Paddy O’ Donnell . Rashenny then obtained a late comfort when Shane Wards cross was slotted house from eight yards by Kaylum Lengthy.
Cockhill Colts 3
Dunree United 4
There have been few possibilities within the first half as the house facet led one nil on the break. The purpose got here mid means via the half after a Declan Kearney free kick was met by a glancing Karl Kelly header which nestled within the nook. As compared the second half was all motion and Dunree levelled when Bernie Doherty obtained on the top of a left wing cross to fit previous Graham Doherty from seven yards. Dunree took the lead then on the hour mark after mark Doherty fed Bernie Doherty to transform from shut vary. They went additional forward halfway via the half after Graham Doherty parried a Tommy Mulhern effort and Bernie Doherty was first to react to fit house and full his hat trick. However Cockhill responded and obtained a purpose again from the penalty spot with Joe Doherty changing after he had been fouled. However Dunree reopened a two purpose cushion when Bernie Doherty latched onto a ball excessive and completed nicely to finish a 4 purpose haul. Cockhill weren’t completed but and obtained a late comfort when Jude O Donnell fired a free kick from the sting of the realm to the underside nook however Dunree held out to advance.
Greencastle Youths 1
Culdaff Res 0
In very moist circumstances at chapel Lane it was Greencastle who had been having fun with the higher of the ball early on with a couple of corners with out difficult Culdaff. Greencastle had an awesome probability to go one up when Benny McClenaghan was upended penalty within the field. Dan Rowan stepped up however hit a really tame shot down the center for a straightforward save for the goalkeeper Ruairi McLaughlin. Because the half wore on Greencastle loved the possession with Culdaff defending nicely.Simply on the stroke of half time Conor Gillen went on a mazy run within the field and ultimately was introduced down for a second penalty. Conor Gillen dusted himself down and slotted it within the backside nook.Because the second half wore on the rain continued to pour and circumstances had been heavy going. Each groups had been working onerous in a midfield battle. Culdaff began to push extra males ahead in an effort to get an equaliser however the Greencastle defence held sturdy to proceed to the following spherical.
Carn Res 1
Cockhill Youths 1 (Cockhill Yths win 5-3 on pens)
In blustery circumstances in St Patrick’s Park it was Cockhill with the wind behind them who obtained off to a dream begin. An in swinging nook after 2 minutes brought on confusion within the Carn field and was bundled in by Paul Mullen. After this Carn started to settle with out actually troubling the Cockhill goalkeeper Darragh O’Donnell. With the wind inflicting havoc Cockhill regarded to capitalise however the Carn defence stood agency for probably the most half. The second half noticed Carn have the wind behind them they usually began rapidly. A Dayton Cooke effort flashed huge of the Cockhill web. With Carn pushing males ahead Cockhill regarded to catch Carn on the counter they usually almost did on 61 minutes when a low cross from the left went all the best way to the again put up the place Ryan McDaid struck his effort off the skin of the put up from a good angle. Carn thought that they had themselves degree when a Dayton Cooke free kick was spilled by Cockhill keeper O’Donnell earlier than he clawed the ball into the arms when it regarded near crossing the road. Carn continued to push and regarded harmful from corners however Cockhill defended nicely with Ryan Downey and Mason McDaid successful essential headers and blocks all through the second half. With simply six minutes to go Carn obtained themselves degree due to an unlikely scorer. The ball was handed again to Carn keeper Kyle Harkin who from the sting of his personal field, drove the ball in direction of the Cockhill defence. The ball evaded the defenders and took a bounce in entrance of O’Donnell and flew into the web to make it one every. That may be the final vital motion earlier than the sport went to additional time. In additional time each side regarded drained and leggy however each defences stood agency to cancel one another out that means the sport would head to penalties. Cockhill keeper O’Donnell was the hero for his facet as he saved Carns fourth penalty earlier than Cockhill dispatched their fifth to win 5-3 within the shootout.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two
Glengad Res 1
Gleneely Colts 3
The house facet started nicely having fun with alot of possession however failing to hassle Ciaran Gallagher within the Colts purpose. Gleneely then obtained a grip and took the lead within the 22nd minute after Paul Doherty crossed for the left for Tristan McColgan to fireside low previous Michael Mclaughlin from twelve yards. Glengad responded earlier than the break with PJ McDaid feeding Caolan McColgan on the again put up however his first time effort was turned around the put up by Gallagher. Gleneely obtained off to the right begin to the second half when Shane Diver collected possession and evaded a sort out earlier than slotting previous the advancing McLaughlin. Glengad saved urgent and when McColgan crossed Stephen Dohertys header was palmed away by Gallagher. They did get a purpose again on the hour mark after a fast free from Doherty discovered McColgan whose shot took a deflection on its well beyond Gallagher. However Gleneely sealed the factors on the break when Shay Harkin discovered Matthew Doherty to fit previous McLaughlin.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two A
Aileach Youths 1
Cockhill Res 5
Cockhill proved too sturdy for Aileach Youths in testing circumstances. Cockhill began the brighter with Ethan O’Toole and Niall Breslin vigorous. Aileach got here extra into the sport on the half hour and had a few efforts from Kelan Doherty drift huge of Lee McColgans put up. Cockhill took the lead on 40 minutes when a protracted punt up the sphere by McColgan skidded off the moist floor previous the Aileach defence and Breslin raced clear then reduce inside an Aileach defender earlier than slotting the ball previous Dylan Clarke within the Aileach purpose.
The second half began with Aileach having extra of the play however Cockhill broke to devastating impact on 50 minutes when O’Toole discovered his strike companion Breslin who outpaced the Aileach defence and fired into the underside nook. On the hour, a Cockhill break discovered Breslin who dinked the ball over the unrushing Clarke from 15 yards to finish his hat trick. Aileach refused to lie down and obtained a purpose again with quarter-hour to go when Ciaran Bradley fired a free kick into the underside nook from 25 yards. Aileach pressed to get again into the sport and once more Cockhill punished them when the sport was stretched when O’Toole shot house from the sting of the field. Cockhill wrapped the scoring with a few minutes left when a free kick from huge of the field by Tiarnan Moran deceived Clarke and ended within the web.
Redcastle Res 2
In heavy circumstances the Level began nicely and had been unfortunate when a a shot from Sean Og Gallagher from twenty yards hit the bar and went over they took the lead halfway via the half when a move from Simon Wallace despatched O Gallagher Gallagher via and he went spherical the keeper Oisin Quigley to attain from six yards .They virtually added a second after a shot from Simon Wallace was turned around the put up by Quigley. Redcastle obtained a foothold within the match after that and a shot from Donnelly was nicely saved by Stephen Slattery within the Level web . Redcastle obtained an equaliser on the stroke of half time when Donelly ‘s free kick deceived Slattery and landed within the web .With circumstances getting worse possibilities had been few and much between within the second half nevertheless it was Redcastle who obtained in entrance on the hour when a cross from the appropriate by Caolan Henry was dispatched into the web by Gary Kelly from 12 yards. The Level had been unfortunate after 80 minutes when a shot from 20 yards by Brian Mc Colgan was brilliantly saved by Quigley low all the way down to his proper. The sport was performed out after that with no extra possibilities at both finish.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two B
Moville Res 2
Illies Res 3
Moville began nicely and an early Conor Farren effort was nicely gathered by Conor Doherty. On the different finish Oran Dohertys snap shot was nicely saved by Ryan Coyle. Illies then had a very good spell with Mickey Grant denied by Coyle and Oran Doherty firing a free kick simply previous the put up earlier than JP McKenna however once more Coyle was equal to it. Moville lifted the strain and an Evan Hudner free was saved by Doherty. However Illies made the break via on 39 minutes when Shane Devlin turned nicely on the sting of the realm earlier than slotting low to the nook. Moville began the second half nicely and ultimately equalised on 68 minutes when Conor Farren launched Marcus Rule to advance and fireplace to the roof of the web. They took the lead on 75 minutes after Daniel McFadden unleashed a free kick to the highest nook. However Illies responded and obtained again on phrases when Oran Doherty broke away from the homer defence and slotted previous Coyle. Within the closing minute Illies snatched an important winner after Mckenna s cross discovered Oran Doherty to fireside house from eight yards.
Dunree Res 1
Carrowmena FC 3
In wet circumstances the house facet had the primary probability however a Patrick Doherty effort was nicely saved by Michael Noone within the guests purpose on the second try. Carrowmena responded however Ciaran Bonner fired huge when nicely positioned. Earlier than the break the house facet went shut once more after good play from Daniel Downey discovered Davids O Hagan who fired simply over. Dunree then took the lead on the stroke of half time after James Quin launched Doherty who completed low to the nook. Dunree created the first probability of the second half additionally with Quinn flicking the ball on for O Hagan who was denied by Noone. The house facet doubled their lead then on the hour mark after Quinn despatched Doherty clear to dink the ball fantastically over the keeper and into the web.Carrowmena upped the tempo and Ciaran Bonner noticed a free kick nicely saved by Philip Doherty. The guests diminished the deficit on 77 minutes when Bonner pounced on a free ball inside the realm to drill low to the nook from six yards. However the house facet sealed the factors after Cormac Doherty received possession and fed Doherty who accomplished his hat trick with a neat end.
Inishowen League: All of the reviews and FAI Junior Cup motion was final modified: January twenty first, 2024 by