DRUMKEEN UNITED REMAIN TOP of the Donegal Youth League after this weekend’s results.
Shaun Gallagher’s side had a 4-2 away victory over Keadue Rovers. They have now won their four opening fixtures in this season’s league.
Keadue Rovers 2 Drumkeen United 4
DRUMKEEN United continued their unbeaten start to the season after a 4-2 away victory over Keadue Rovers.
In a highly entertaining game the home side goal scorers were Paul Early and Daniel Devlin.
Kevin Bonner, Anthony Bogle, Lee Kennedy and Conor Rodgers scored for the visitors.
This win sees the St Partick’s Park outfit remain top of the league in these early stages of the season.
Illistrin United 1 Gweedore Celtic 8
GWEEDORE Celtic broke the deadlock on 32 minutes when Liam Wiggins scored from a rebound after his penalty was excellently saved by Jake O’Connor.
It quickly became two after 36 minutes when Kyron Glennon got his first of the afternoon.
Abad mistake in the home defence left Glennon through again to put Gweedore 3-0 up.
On the stroke of half time, Gweedore got their fourth through Dan Galagher leaving the visitors comfortably in control at half time.
The second half continued in the same pattern and Gweedore’s Daniel McLaughlin got their fifth with a fine header from a corner shortly after the restart.
Glennon got his hat trick on 55 minutes with a fine strike from outside the box and then on 60 minutes he scored the goal of the game, when he outpaced the home defence before coolly chipping the keeper.
Illistrin pulled one back from the penalty spot from Matthew Decook, but Conor Mc Cafferty scored Gweedore’s final goal just before the final whistle.
Swilly Rovers 0 Letterkenny Rovers 3
LETTERKENNY Rovers emerged victorious in a hotly contested local derby in Swilly Park.
Two second half goals by Zach Gorman and Paul O’Brien made it safe after Igor Arriel scored late in the opening half.
Swilly’s Mark Wilson had two great chances to give Swilly the lead with a couple of shots from which Sean Friel made a marvelous save.
Duncan Patterson had a header cleared off the line by Calvin O’Brien with Friel beaten and in the 20th minute Matthew Sweeney hit the bar with a header.
Swilly were punished for those missed chances when Arriel scored on 41 minutess after a defensive mix-up and coolly slotted the ball past the in rushing Dane Dunworth in the Swilly goal.
Gorman put Letterkenny 2-0 up on 60mins with a clinical header after great work by Arriel.
Swilly continued to attack but were frustrated in there efforts and the game was put to bed when Letterkenny made it 3-0 in the 80th minute when Dunworth brought down Arriel in the box resulting in a penalty which was converted by O’Brien.
Bonagee United 3 Gweedore United 1
BONAGEE United got their second win in a row in this year youth league after a hard-fought victory over Gweedore United at Dry Arch Park on Saturday.
Gweedore took an early lead but this was cancelled out through a fine strike from Noah Sanni (pictured above) before half time.
In the second half their were chances a plenty for both sides but it was the home side who collected all three points in the end thanks to goals from Shane Lafferty and Louis Hanlon.