THE ACTION continued on Sunday in the Clubman Shirts League Cup, with a full round of group games taking place.For Friday’s action, see here
Cockhill Youths 3 Redcastle United 0
COCKHILL opened the scooring on 4 minutes when Daniel Doherty advanced unchallenged and fired low past Michael McCole from 25 yards.
McCole then denied Daniel M Doherty with a fine save.Redcastle replied with Brendan Murphy feeding Harry McQuillan but he fired across goal and wide before a Colm Mclaughlin free drifted over.
On 37 minutes DM Doherty made it two with a 25 yards effort to the roof of the net despite the best efforts of McCole. Shaun Doherty then rifled a brilliant thrirty yard effort to the top corner giving McCole no chance.
Redcastle had the first chance of the second half when Sean Curran fired just over from distance. On 52 minutes Murphy rounded the keeper but his effort was cleared off the line by Michael Noone.
Curran then had another effort well saved by Declan Caldwell.Redcastle continued to press and when Cathal Crumlish squeezed the ball under Caldwell it was Noone again who cleared off the line
Carrowmena FC 2 Rasheney FC 2
CARROWMENA had the first effort on 5 minutes when Christopher McGeoghaghan fed Conor Radcliffe who turned and unleashed an effort which took a deflection off a defender and went just wide.
Then Jude Harkin tried to find Tony McClenaghan but keeper Sean Friel advanced to smother well. In rasheney’s first attack they broke the deadlock after Declan Mclaughlin beat a defender and crossed for Damien Friel to head past Maurice McGeady.
Carrowmena tried to reply but McClenaghan was off target from twenty yards. Rasheney then spurned a great chance when John Grant broke clear but McGeady saved superbly tipping the ball away.
Carrowmena got back on terms on 38 minutes when Conor Lafferty pounced on a poor back pass to round Friel and slot home.
But on the stroke of half time at the other end Declan McLaughlin pounced on a short back pass and drilled low past McGeady. Carrowmena had a lot of possession on the resumption but had few chances with Rasheney’s Anthony Doherty seeing a twenty yards effort crash off the post on 66 minutes.
The home side kept pushing and McClenaghan had an effort crash back off the post before they equalised on 85minutes when a ball into the area saw McGeoghaghan poke home from close range.[adrotate group=”37″]
Clonmany Reserves 0 Greencastle FC 7
THIS match started was similar for Clonmany Reserves as their game against the Shamrocks on the previous Friday.
For the first 25 minutes they were able to defend deep and keep the Greencastle attack at bay,but the last 20 minutes of each half was their undoing.
Greencastle scored their first in the 28th minute when Ronan Doherty came in from the left wing onto a loose ball and shot home from the edge of the box past Liam McGonigle.
They doubled their lead in the 30th minute when Joe Doherty headed down a cross from the right and Matty Henry bundled home form close range.
They scored their third in the 38th minute when Ronan Doherty feinted past a couple of Clonmany defenders from the left wing and struck a low shot which just evaded Liam McGonigle’s dive and they made it four nil at half time when Joe Doherty latched onto a backpass and finished cooly to the net.
Their fifth goal came in the 75th minute when Michael Henry played a one-two with Joe Doherty at the edge of the box and continued into the box to fire home to the bottom corner of the net.
Substitute Danny Murphy scored the sixth in the 77th minute,minutes after being introduced to the game,and then they wrapped up the scoring in the 80th minute when James Henry was fed through into the box and slotted home.
Glengad United 0 Clonmany Shamrocks 1
GLENGAD had an early chance when PA McDermott fed Shane Cannning hose effort deflected off a defender and just wide.
Clonmany responded when Paddy Doherty released Michael Devlin on the right hand side and his effort came off the foot of the post.
Clonmany took the lead from the penalty spot after Devlin was upended and he brushed himself down to send Kevin Mclaughln the wrong way and open the scoring. Glengad tried to respond and a Terence Doherty cross just eluded Patrick McDermott.
In the opening minute of the second half Terence Doherty was upended in the area but Patrick McDermott’s spot kick was saved low to his left by Patrick Harkin.
Glengad then had another chance on 55 minutes when Doherty released Patrick McDermott but Harkin saved brilliantly.
Glengad dominated possession but were dealt a blow when Paul A McDermott was red carded for a second caution. In the final minutes both Paddy McDermott and Terence Doherty went close with long range efforts but the Clonmany defence stood firm.[adrotate group=”37″]
Aileach FC 1 Culdaff FC 2
IN good conditions this was a close hard fought game with Aileach the better side in the opening half but the visitors much the better of the second period. Aileach had the first chance when a Conor Bradley free found Adam Barr whose glancing header came back off the post.
The home side took the lead on 19 minutes when Dermot Doherty advanced on the left and squared the ball across for Gavin Doherty to calmly slot low past Darragh McLaughlin.Gavin Doherty then had a header at the back post deflected wide.
Culdaff came into the game with Brendan McLaughlin seeing a free deflected wide before Paul McLaughlin had an effort easily gathered by John Roulstone. On 36 minutes a Darren Mullarkey free was headed across by Michael Coyle to Brendan McLaughlin but from a tight angle he fired wide.
Aileach hit back and when Stephen McKendrie threaded a fine ball into the path of Adam Barr but his effort was superbly tipped over by McLaughlin. Culdaff equlaised with a good move when Mularkey fed Brendan McLaughlin who flicked onto Coyle and when he headed across the area Paul McLaughlin ran on to slam the ball past the advancing Roulstone.
Culdaff started the second half well and Paul Mclaughlin fired a free over the wall but it crashed back off the post before McLaughlin saw a close range effort cleared off the line by Damien Barr.
A superb ball from Dillon Ruddy found McLaughlin who controlled well with his left and saw his right footed effort blocked by Roulstone.
Mullarkey then advanced on the left and cut in to drill a low shot goal wards but Roulstone gathered well before a neat one two on the left between Eugene McLaughlin and Coyle saw the former race into the area but his attempted chip was grabbed by Roulstone.
The introduction of Darren McMonagle inspired the home side for a brief spell of pressure with McMonagle squaring the ball across for Gavin Doherty who sliced his effort wide.McMonagle then unleashed an effort from distance which McLaughlin held safely. Culdaff kept pressing and following a corner a looping effort from Ruddy was tipped over by Roulstone.
From Mullarkey’s corner the ball was headed out to Brendan McLaughlin who hammered a brilliant volley to the roof of the net from twelve yards.[adrotate group=”38″]
Buncrana Hearts 4 Illies Celtic 2
ILLIES started this game well and opened the scoring when John Pio Donaghey pounced on a defensive error to drill low past Eoghan O Doherty.
Liam McCarron got the hearts level when he fired a low effort from the edge of the area past Johnathan Noone. Excellent work by Kieran McDaid before the interval saw him feed Stephen McHugh and he made no mistake from close range.
The home side extended their lead on 54 minutes when Decan Fullerton beat three defenders before firing low past Noone from fifteen yards.Illies responded and made it a nervous finish when a good cross from Stephen Doherty was inadvertently headed into his own net by a defender.
With five minutes remaining Buncrana sealed the points after Adam Duffy fired a superb effort to the top corner from twenty yards.
QPS 3 Carn FC 5
THE home side got off to a dream start when on 7 minutes Joseph McKinney received a Chris O Donnell lay off and drove low past Dermot Doherty from ten yards.
Minutes later Bob Buchanan crossed from the left for Keith Monteith to slam the ball home. Carn got a goal back midway through the half after Declan McGonagle advanced on the right and fired across Declan Meenan to the far corner.
They equalised a minute later when after a corner was half cleared Ryan Kelly slotted home from ten yards. But the point regained the lead on 32 minutes after Jordan McLaughlin crossed for Stephen Grant to head home.
The home side had another opportunity after good work by McKinney saw him feed Buchanan who evade two challenges but was unlucky to see his effort clip the outside of the post. Two minutes into the second period Carn levelled again after a Cathal Doherty free found the unmarked Shane Doherty who headed across goal for Darragh Deery to slot home from close range.
On the hour another Doherty free was well held by Meenan. Carn took the lead on 68 minutes after Michael McDermott advanced on the left and crossed for Shane Doherty to voley home sidefooted.
The Point went close on 86 minutes after a John G McDermott cross shot came off the post to Monteith who fired wide with the goal gaping.
They had another chance following McDermott’s corner which came back off the underside of the bar and was cleared. In injury time Carn sealed things when Caolan Doherty advanced and pulled the ball back to the edge of the area for Deery to fire low to the corner.[adrotate group=”46″]
Dunree United 6 Moville Celtic 0
DUNREE took the lead on 20minutes after Darry Moran fed Liam Baldrick and he fired low past Liam Grimley from ten yards.
Moville spurned a great chance when Conor Doherty broke clear but Philip Doherty spread himself well to block.
On the half hour William Doherty fed James O’Donnell who scored with a superb chip from 20 yards. On the stroke of half time Ryan Killen for the visitors broke into the area but again Doherty saved well. Three minutes into the second half Kevin McColgan crossed fir the unmarked Darryl Moran to head home and make it three nil.
O’Donnell then turned and fired a low effort past Grimley from 20 yards.
On 75 minutes Moville’s PJ Barr saw a free kick come off the post and keeper Doherty gathered.
Dunree then made it five when Daniel Mclaughlin released Oisin O’Flaherty through the middle to slot low past the advancing Grimley.
They completed the scoring when Kyle McDaid fed O’Donnell to complete his hat-trick with another fine strike.Tags: