Donegal 6-12 Cork 0-16
Donegal put in a six goal performance to deliver their third
junior B football trophy in a row.
Christy McLaughlin was the man of the hour, netting two goals and
putting some beautiful points over the bar from all angles and distances. In the second half when Cork were pushing
close to catching Donegal, the Malin native retreated to the middle of the
Posted: August 14, 2017, 5:39 pm
Sunday August 13
Shannon Blues v Galway 1:45
First up are Galway and the Shannon Blues. Galway find themselves one game away from
repeating last year’s final appearance.
The westerners field a balanced side and play a fluid style, moving the
ball well when in possession. There are
plenty of finishers in the forward line.
Home based stalwart Kevin Cummins can be relied on to come up
Posted: August 11, 2017, 3:21 am
Aidan McAnespies 0-12 Donegal 0-9
Aidan McAnespies captured the first piece of silverware of
the season with a 3 point win over Donegal.
Having outplayed their opponents for almost all of the 60 minutes, it
was still a nervy ending for McAnespies.
A late diving save in injury time from Paddy Coakley denied Darren
Doherty a goal that would have sent the game into extra time. The
Posted: May 21, 2017, 2:31 pm
The first final of the young season will feature two clubs
that have no love lost between them when Donegal and Aidan McAnespies meet next
Saturday May 20, at 3:45. The game has
the potential to be a passionate affair.
Both teams won all of their group games and neither side will want to
experience their first loss of the year.
Donegal veteran Mark Canney is part of a
Posted: May 19, 2017, 12:27 pm
The final round of group games for the Pat O’Brien Cup saw
Aidan McAnespies and Donegal make next Saturday’s final thanks to wins for each
side. The Macs just about survived a
late Connemara Gaels surge to win their 3 games, while Donegal had a little
easier time of things with a comfortable win over Christopher’s. The final will be played on the main field,
and from what we have seen in
Posted: May 15, 2017, 12:16 am
Donegal 3-13 Wolfe Tones 2-7
Donegal kept Group B open with a win over Wolfe Tones in
their first outing of the season. The
northerners took a while to get going, and once they did, pulled away in the
last quarter of the game.
Mark Canny on the ball for Donegal.
Lee Carr was the playmaker for Donegal in the forward
line. The diminutive wing forward
created openings for his
Posted: May 7, 2017, 9:21 pm
Donegal 2-14 Connemara Gaels 1-14
Donegal recaptured the Pat Callaghan Cup after a
tremendously exciting game with the Connemara Gaels. The Gaels got out of the gates with a fast
start but as the westerners tired, and Donegal grew into the game, the
northerners restored parity by half time.
Two second half goals from Christy McLaughlin opened a gap between the
teams that the Gaels made a
Posted: August 30, 2016, 3:39 pm
Donegal 1-11 Galway 4-12
Brighton is all abuzz as the Galway footballers reached
their first final since 1989 in a tight game against a fancied Donegal
team. The game was neck and neck until
the final 10 minutes when Galway outscored Donegal by 2-4 to 0-3. Michael Daly, Eoin Finnerty, and James
Kennedy were the goal heroes in a strong finish that saw the westerners into
Posted: August 22, 2016, 6:39 pm
Connemara Gaels 2-16 Shannon Blues 2-4
It was brother v brother Sunday when the Connemara Gaels and
Shannon Blues met in the junior A football semi-final. Pat and Stephen Murray lined out on opposite
sides, with Stephen earning the household bragging rights as the Gaels came out
on top. With the win the Gaels earned a
crack at the junior A championship where they will face a talented
Posted: August 22, 2016, 5:12 pm
Donegal 0-18 Shannon
Donegal advanced to the senior football semi-final with a
firey win over the Shannon Blues. It was
a close game all the way to the final quarter, when Donegal’s fitness and
firepower saw them over the line with a bit to spare in the end.
Donegal Senior Footballers advance to a semi-final with Galway next Sunday.
The teams were level at the break,
Posted: August 16, 2016, 1:02 pm