Listed here are all the outcomes and match reviews from this week’s Inishowen League motion.
Jackie Crossan Premier Division
Buncrana Hearts 5
Greencastle FC 2
There was a quiet opening to this recreation nevertheless it exploded into life with 4 targets in a twenty minute spell. Greencastle shocked the house aspect within the 18th minute when after a nook fell to Nathan Harkin his cross was headed residence by Shea Mclaughlin. Buncrana repleid and in succession Matthew brown and Conor Doherty had efforts blocked for corners. From Kieran McDaids third nook the ball broke for Brown to fireplace previous William O’Carroll from eight yards. However on 29 minutes the guests regained the lead when Seamus Mclaughlin minimize inside from the left and drilled a low shot previous Taylor Clarke and in off the far put up. Once more the hearts replied with a kevin O’Loughlin header coming off the put up to Aaron McDaid whose observe up crashed off the bar when he seemed destined to attain. The house aspect did get again on phrases when O’Loughlin headed a Kieran McDaid nook throughout objective for Brown to pounce and drill residence from 5 yards. McDaid had the ultimate likelihood of the half however he fired straight at O’Carroll after a mazy run. Buncrana upped the tempo after the break and dominated the sport with Eoin Murphy glancing a header extensive from McDaid’s nook on the hour. They took the lead minutes later with a surprising effort from Kieran McDaid who collected a Jamie McDaid move and curled a superb effort previous O’Carroll. They made it 4 two then on 75 minutes when Kieran McDaid’s free discovered Murphy who powered a header previous O’Carroll from 5 yards. They sealed the factors after Jamie McDaid dispossessed a defender and crossed for Kieran McDaid to slip the ball low previous O’ Carroll and full the scopring.
Clonmany Shamrocks 2
Moville Celtic 0
Clonmany dominated the opening half and Morgan Murray fired over earlier than the identical participant laid the ball again to paddy Doherty whose effort was blocked by Evan Hudner however Jason Devlin pounced to fit residence within the eleventh minute. They continued to press with Shane McCaul denied by Hudner earlier than Matthew Mclaughlin fired over when effectively positioned. The ultimate likelihood of the half got here when McLaughlin crossed however Devlin was of goal with a bicycle kick. Clonmany began effectively on the resumption with Devlin seeing an effort saved by Hudner who additionally blocked an effort from Jake Harkin from shut vary. Moville with the win then pinned the house aspect again and created three corners in succession however did not convert. Clonmany saved urgent and when Aaron Porter’s cross discovered Paddy Doherty his effort produced a surprising one handed save from Hudner and when the ball was recycled to the identical participant he dragged his second effort extensive. Moville have been extra within the recreation with Ryan McColgan seeing a header saved by Killian McCarron and Norbert Indyka firing a free kick from the sting of the realm simply extensive. Clonmany completed the sport a lot the stronger with Doherty heading extensive when unmarked earlier than Devlin noticed his penalty kick fantastically saved by Hudner low to his left. Devlin then managed a Matthew Brennan free however fired extensive earlier than the house aspect added the essential second objective on the stroke of full time. Jamie Coyle collected the ball and crossed for Devlin to regulate and spherical Hudner earlier than slotting to the unguarded web.
Cockhill Celtic 1
Carn FC 0
Performed in chilly and breezy circumstances on the Charlie O’Donnell Sports activities Grounds, Cockhill began the sport brightly with Adam McLaughlin going shut on three minutes from Lee McLaughlin’s cross. Within the sixth minute McLaughlin’s change of play discovered Brendan McLaughlin who managed effectively however fired over. Cockhill took the lead on 10minutes when Adam McLaughlin received possession in midfield and drove ahead down the correct. His cross brought about panic within the away defence and when the ball broke unfastened, Garbhan Friel swept residence from eight yards. Brendan McLaughlin scuffed a shot on the half hour after nice holdup play by Friel earlier than Friel headed towards the bar simply earlier than half time after an excellent run and cross from Brendan McLaughlin. The second half was a really scrappy affair with no clear minimize probabilities. Carn sat again, defending effectively, with Cockhill unable to interrupt them down. The away aspect’s gameplan nearly labored to perfection as they threatened an equaliser late on however some poor set piece supply meant the possibility they wanted by no means arrived.
Illies Celtic 1
Aileach FC 0
The house aspect started effectively and created a few good probabilities within the early levels. Firstly Shaun McCallion broke clear and pulled the ball again for Paul Duffy however his shot was deflected over the bar. One other McCallion cross then discovered Dominick Coyle who was unfortunate to see his first time effort crash again off the put up. Aileach responded halfway via the half when Dermot Doherty crossed to Darren Bradley who aspect footed extensive when effectively positioned. Illies then had a half likelihood after a deep cross noticed Liam Doherty head over. On the stroke of half time Aileachs Gavin Doherty superior into the realm and squared for Keith McColgan who drove over the bar. Illies obtained the match successful objective within the fifty fifth minute when a superb reduce from Liam Doherty into the trail of brother Paul noticed him drill low previous Dylan Porter from twelve yards. Aileach upped the tempo then and Gavin Doherty fired over earlier than a Thomas McMonagle free crashed off the underside of the bar earlier than being cleared by Johnathan Noone. On the break Illies nearly added a second after McCallion crossed for Patrick Curran however his effort was saved by Porter. Within the last minute Gavin Dohertys ball into the realm noticed a McMonagle header sail over the bar.
Strand Resort First Division
Clonmany Res 1
Carn Res 2
Carn began off the sport brightly and took an early lead after 14 minutes when Dayton Cooke floated a ball into the Clonmany six yard field which was headed residence by Matthew Smith. Clonmany responded effectively and a Tiernan McDonald effort from a nook was effectively held by the Carn keeper Kyle Harkin. On 35 minutes Clonmany obtained themselves degree. A mazy run from Jake O’Donnell ended within the Clonmany ahead putting his shot into the highest proper nook of the Carn objective from eight yards out. The half ended one all with each side effectively within the recreation. After a slower begin to the second half Carn started to regain management of the sport. They spent lengthy durations on the ball however discovered it troublesome to interrupt down a effectively organised Clonmany defence. Carn did lastly regain the lead when Christy McDaids left footed in swinging cross was blocked and fell to Mark Scott who volleyed the ball low into the nook. Moments later substitute Shay Fallon practically made it three after he obtained on the tip of a via ball earlier than beating two males solely to see his shot effectively saved by the ft of Micheal Devlin. Clonmany saved themselves within the recreation with a robust defensive unit and had two efforts from distance from Mark Doherty saved by the Carn keeper Harkin. The ultimate likelihood would fall to Carn when Dayton Cooke slipped Christy McDaid in however his shot from the sting of the field was saved from Devlin.
Greencastle Youths 0
Culdaff FC 4
In blustery contitions at Chapel Lane it was Culdaff who struck first fifteen minutes into the sport. From a Greencastle assault Culdaff broke ahead down the left. An ideal cross to the again put up was met by Keith Norris who minimize it again for Brendan McLaughlin following in to faucet residence. Ten minutes earlier than half time new signing Stephen Teles saved Greencastle in it with a superb double save. First save from a one on one then obtained up fast sufficient to divert the observe up shot away.Teles adopted that up with a positive prime nook save from a really effectively struck Culdaff free kick from twenty 5 yards by McLaughlin .Culdaff scored their second from one other break free down the left simply earlier than half time. The ball being squared on the sting of the field for Michael Coyle to complete effectively into the nook. Culdaff successfully killed off the sport moments into the second half when the Greencastle defence switched off with an offside shout. However the Culdaff participant didn’t impact the play and left Mclaughlin coming from an onside place to attain with acres of area.Greencastle practically obtained a objective again from a Ben Doherty cross with Jamie McGeoghan powering a header simply over. Greencastle lastly began to get going late within the recreation with Evan Davenport and Jamie Coyle having a couple of probabilities however failing to take them.Culdaff added a fourth objective towards the run of play when with Greencastle pushing ahead Jamie McLaughlin rolling it in on the again put up following a very good counter assault from Culdaff. Ultimately the expertise of Culdaff proved too sturdy towards a youthful Greencastle Youths.
Dunree United 1
Buncrana Res 2
The house aspect broke the impasse within the eleventh minute after Bernie Doherty flicked the ball on for Gerry Farrell to race clear and drill low previous Aaron Daly within the guests objective. Buncrana have been at all times harmful on the break and Michael Doherty broke on the correct and minimize alongside the byeline earlier than his harmful cross was intercepted by Aaron Harkin. The guests equalised on the stroke of half time after the house defence did not clear and Eoin McNamee swivelled and completed effectively to the nook from twelve yards. Within the second half Buncrana threatened first with Bart Wesolowski delaying his shot which was blocked by Harkin. Dunree responded and Bernie Doherty had a transparent sight of objective however may solely shoot straight at Daly when effectively positioned. The guests then took the lead on 72 minutes when a mazy Liam Jordan run took him previous two defenders earlier than squeezing the ball residence from a good angle. Dunree pushed exhausting for an equalizer within the closing levels however the residence defence stood agency to say the win.
Redcastle United 1
Cockhill Youths 1
The guests have been first to threaten within the second minute when Paul Mullan’s cross discovered Oisin Crawford who fired simply over the bar. Redcastle responded and when a Shaun Curran free was parried by Dean O Donnell it fell to Lee Barr who drilled simply extensive. Redcastle opened the scoring on 21 minutes after a Mark Bell low pushed effort was dummied by a staff mate and flew previous the stranded O’Donnell. The house aspect went shut once more when Cahir Mclaughlin superior on the correct and crossed for Bell who fired over the bar. Cockhill responded earlier than the break with Mullan discovering Liam Bradley who crossed for Crawford however once more his effort sailed over the bar. The house aspect had the primary attacking risk of the second half within the 54th minute after McLaughlin crossed for Darragh McConway however he couldn’t direct his effort on track. Cockhill replied with Crawford crossing for Bradley whose first time effort went simply previous the put up. Halfway via the half Cockhill obtained again on phrases when Mullan crossed for Darragh McDermott to go previous Michael McCole. There was a lull within the recreation then till the eightieth minute when Lee Barr fed Shaun Curran who shot simply over the bar from the sting of the realm. The ultimate likelihood fell to the house aspect on 87 minutes after a Stephen Grant cross discovered McConway however his effort flashed extensive.
Aileach Res 2
The house aspect had the primary likelihood of the sport within the tenth minute after John McCluskey slipped the ball via for Seamus McFadden however he did not get sufficient energy on the shot to bother David McGeady within the Aileach objective.Halfway via the half the guests replied with a Josh Boyle effort effectively held by Conor O’Neill. Aileach took the lead then earlier than the break when Caoimhin Lavery collected a clearance and unleashed a superb volley to the highest nook. The guests began the second half effectively and when Boyle beat the offside lure he fired simply the flawed aspect of the put up. They elevated their lead on the hour mark when Lavery broke clear and executed an excellent chip over the advancing O’Neill. The purpose battled exhausting to attempt to get again into the sport however the Aileach defence stood agency to say the factors.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two
Glengad Res 2
Culdaff Res 0
The guests began this recreation effectively and created their first likelihood within the twentieth minute from a Matthew McGoldrick nook which noticed Oisin McLaughlin’s header cleared off the road by Brendan Doherty. They went shut once more when Niall Mclaughlin minimize inside a defender however noticed his effort from the sting of the realm turned across the put up by Seamus Houghton. Culdaff had one other good likelihood earlier than the half hour mark when Invoice Humes cross was met by Oisin Mclaughlin who was denied by Houghton and Conor McColgan fired the rebound extensive of a gaping objective. Towards the run of play the house aspect broke the impasse on 39 minutes when Stephen Doherty evaded a deal with and superior to the sting of the realm to unleash an effort which squeezed previous Mark Smith within the guests objective. There have been fewer probabilities within the second interval with defences on prime. On 75 minutes the house aspect’s PJ Mc Daid volleyed a Christopher Doherty crossfield move over the bar. The house aspect sealed the factors late on after a Caelan McColgan nook was met with a strong diving header from Jayden McDaid giving Smith no likelihood.
Aileach Youths 5
Cockhill Colts 3
A youthful Aileach and an skilled Cockhill staff served up a cracker in good circumstances. Cockhill flew out of the blocks and took the lead within the third minute when a Paul McKinney cross from the correct was misjudged by the Aileach defence and Joe Doherty was left with the easy job of slotting residence from six yards. Aileach got here extra into the sport with Aaron Doherty and Ciaran Bradley firing pictures extensive from the sting of the field. Cockhill doubled their lead 5 minutes earlier than the break when Karl Kelly crossed from the left for an unmarked Joe Doherty to position a header previous Joshua Doherty within the residence objective. The second half began with Aileach forcing Cockhill again and from a nook on the correct, Benny Hegartys shot was blocked into the trail of Cormac Ferguson who fired previous Declan Caldwell from ten yards. Aileach have been again on degree phrases on the hour when Noah Edwards fed the ball to Aaron Doherty and he pressured his well past the Cockhill defence and slid the ball via Caldwell’s legs to degree the rating. Minutes later Aileach hit the entrance when Aaron Doherty’s nook from the correct was deflected into the Cockhill web by an unlucky defender. With quarter-hour to go, Ciaran Bradley fed Charlie Campbell who spun his defender and smashed the ball previous Caldwell from the sting of the field to place Aileach 4 two forward. Cockhill pushed exhausting to get again into the sport and Aidan O’Donnell got here closest when he beat his defender and fired towards the far put up. Cockhill did cut back the deficit to the minimal with 5 minutes to go when Aidan O’Donnell discovered area within the field and shot into the nook from fifteen yards. Aileach have been at all times harmful on the break and accomplished the scoring in added time when Ciaran Bradley broke from the center of the park and fed Aaron Doherty whose shot was effectively saved by Caldwell however Campbell was alert to the chance and completed into the unguarded web. Cockhill pushed exhausting to get again into the sport however Matthew McDermott and Cormac Ferguson have been imperious on the again for Aileach.
Sea Rovers 5
Moville Res 1
Rovers broke the impasse within the twentieth minute when Declan McGonagle break up the guests defence for Conor McCluskey to shoot low previous Marcus Rule. Minutes later the guests obtained again on phrases when Mateus Indyka fired a protracted vary wind assisted effort to the roof of the online previous Mark McLaughlin. However Rovers regained the lead simply after the half hour with a positive run and cross from Liam Gallagher transformed by McCluskey. They elevated their lead then with Daniel Gallagher firing a free kick to the highest nook from the sting of the realm. Earlier than the break they’d one other likelihood however Gallagher was denied by a positive save from Rule. The second half was a quieter affair however halfway via the half Andrew Gallagher evaded two tackles and slotted residence to make it 4 one. Rovers have been dominant at this stage and elevated their lead within the 78th minute after a mazy run from McCluskey noticed him end effectively to finish his hat trick. Moville then went shut with a Sean Gillespie header which was effectively saved by McLaughlin. The ultimate likelihood fell to the house aspect with John Doherty unfortunate to see his effort crash off the put up.
Inishowen Engineering Division Two B
Rashenny Rovers 1
Rashenny Reserves 1
This native membership derby noticed Rovers start effectively within the opening minute when a harmful Leo McGlinchey cross was effectively gathered beneath stress by Sam Coyle. The Reserves hit again and when Caylum Lengthy broke clear he was denied by a smothering Roger McGilloway save. However McGilloway turned villain halfway via the half after he upended Lengthy and the striker picked himself as much as despatch the penalty low to the nook. Rovers went near equalising earlier than the interval after Peter Mclaughlin turned inside the realm and fired simply extensive. Rovers obtained again on phrases minutes after the restart when Illia Ahapii superior and unleashed an excellent effort from twenty two yards to the underside nook. The Reserves replied and when Lengthy broke into the realm he was denied by an excellent Oisin Ward deal with. On the different finish substitute Caelan Doherty discovered McGlinchey who minimize in from the left and fired into the aspect netting when there have been higher choices obtainable. The reserves then had a Kyle Doherty effort over the bar earlier than Lengthy was denied by a superb save from McGilloway from eight yards out. Rovers spurned an excellent likelihood to win the sport within the 88th minute when Ahapii ran onto Wards via ball however completely miscued when effectively positioned in entrance of objective. The reserves then had the ultimate likelihood when Lengthy superior into the realm however Oisin Doherty this time saved the day with an excellent defensive deal with.
Inishowen League – this week’s outcomes and reviews was final modified: January 14th, 2024 by