GLENSWILLY AND MALIN are vying for a place in the Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure Donegal SFC final when they meet in this semi-final.
FT AND GLENSWILLY WIN 0-9 to 0-7
Neil Gallagher restores the two-point lead, 0-9 to 0-7
Point in it as Brendan Fildara kicks a free.
Glenswilly have posted eight wides in the second half alone, but they lead by two as we enter the closing stages.
53 – Glorious score by the hobbling Murphy and Glenswilly move 0-8 to 0-6 in front.
We’ve nine minutes to go here and Glenswilly lead 0-7 to 0-6
Michael Murphy seemed to pick up a knee injury there on a sprint. Received medical attention, but is going to play on. Seems affected by the injury here
45 – Gary McFadden slots over a free and Glenswilly lead again. G 0-7 M 0-6
43 – Oisin Crawford lands a brilliant point from long-range. G 0-6 M 0-6
Glenswilly have kicked three wides so far in this second half. G 0-5 G 0-6[adrotate group=”59″]
Sub for Glenswilly as Darren McGinley replaces Farrelly.
34 – Good move from Malin, but Brendan Fildara fists off the upright and it goes wide. Malin ahead by a point.
Malin lead as Brendan Fildara fires over a free. G 0-5 M 0-6
Second half is on here and Brian Farrelly has fired a wide for Glenswilly.
Half-time: Glenswilly 0-5 Malin 0-5
30 – Teams are level again as Murphy knocks over a free. G 0-5 M 0-5[adrotate group=”59″]
28 – Well, well, well. Malin lead again Brendan Fildara is on the mark once more. G 0-4 M 0-5
27 – We’re all aboard here again as Brendan Fildara converts a free. G 0-4 M 0-4
26 – Neil Gallagher puts Glenswilly ahead for the first time. G 0-4 M 0-3
23 – Brendan Fildara posts for Malin, but the response from Glenswilly is instant as Murphy levels it again. G 0-3 M 0-3
21 – Gary Farren fouls Gary McFadden and Michael Murphy has a chance to level it up…and he obliges. G 0-2 M 0-2
Almost 20 minutes gone and Malin are 0-2 to 0-1 in front here at O’Donnell Park. G 0-1 M 0-2[adrotate group=”85″]
15 – Wonderful score by Christy Fildara fires Malin in front again. They’re not here to make up the numbers. G 0-1 M 0-2
14 – Glenswilly have just kicked a fifth wide. Malin have had just one attack, but scored from it. G 0-1 M 0-1
For the record, the teams that have started look like this:
Glenswilly: James Gallagher; Cormac Callaghan, Eamon Ward, Ryan Diver; Ciaran Gibbons, Aidan McDevitt, Joe Gibbons; Neil Gallagher, Caolan Kelly; Oisin Crawford, Cathal Gallagher, Brian Farrelly; Kealan McFadden, Michael Murphy, Gary McFadden.
Malin: Darragh McLaughlin; Michael McLaughlin, Kieran McColgan, Gary Farren; Matthew Byrne, Declan Walsh, Damien Harkin; Adam Byrne, Anthony Kelly; Stephen McLaughlin, Brendan McLaughlin, Christy McLaughlin; Darren Mularkey, Seamus Houghton, Paul McLaughlin.
12 – Gary McFadden’s free draws Glenswilly level. Glenswilly had kicked four wides before then. G 0-1 M 0-1
10 – Glenswilly have spurned a couple of good chances and that point by Stephen Fildara has Malin in front. G 0-0 M 0-1
7 – Stephen Fildara slots over a brilliant score and Malin are in front. G 0-0 M 0-1
2 mins: Malin’s Anthony Kelly has been booked and first shot on goal from Michael Murphy drifts out to the left and stays in play. Glenswilly recycle and Brian Farrelly shoots wide. G 0-0 M 0-0
We’re underway here as Malin look to reach a first ever Donegal SFC final.
Indeed, they are looking to become only the second ever side from Inishowen to reach the final. Here’s how they did: