Bundoran staged a late rally to defeat Glenswilly at Pairc Naomh Columba this afternoon.
Glenswilly 1-12 Bundoran 4-8
Bundoran came from three points down to hit 2-2 in the final six minutes for a precious win.
Donegal player Paul Brennan riffled past Gerard McGrenra to put Bundoran ahead and, just two minutes later, with Glenswilly still reeling, sub Tommy Hourihane fired in another goal, Bundoran’s fourth of the day.
Michael Murphy hit eight points in all for Glenswilly, who looked good for a win until those busy, final few moments.
The experienced Johnny Boyle hit the opening Bundoran goal, but Shaun Wogan hit back for the home team.
In added time at the end of the first half, Shaun McGowan blasted in a second goal for Bundoran.
Glenswilly hit back after the break with Murphy and Caolan Kelly to the fore.
Glenswilly got their noses in front ten minutes from time as Murphy arched over. When the Donegal captain hit another and they seemed on their way to a win.
Paul Brennan netted from long range and, suddenly, the tide was turning. Before long, the waves swept over Glenswilly and Bundoran were off with the points.
Glenswilly: Gerard McGrenra; Martin McAteer, Eamon Ward, Ruairi Crawford; Oisin Crawford, Caolan Kelly, (0-1), Ryan Diver; Ciaran Bonner (0-1), Shaun Wogan (1-0); Stephen O’Donnell, Keelan McFadden (0-1), Joe Gibbons; Chris McMonagle, Michael Murtphy (0-8, 4f), Shane McDevitt (0-1). Sub: Paddy Diver for O.Crawford (9, black card).
Bundoran: Conor Carty; Mathew Duffy, Gary Clancy, Paul Murphy; Johnny Boyle (1-0), Shane McGowan (1-0), Brian McHenry; Ciaran McCaughey, Michael McEnff (0-2); Oisin Walsh, Alan Russell, Timmy Govorov; Peter McGonigle, Jamie Brennan (0-5,1f), Cian McEniff (0-1). Subs: Niall Carr for P McGonigle (half-time), Paul Brennan (1-0) for B McHenry (40), Dara Hoey for J Boyle (45), Tommy Hourihane (1-0) for C McCaughey (56), Diarmuid Spratt for T Govorov (60).
Referee: Connie Doherty (Naomh Conaill).Tags: