BUNDORAN TAKE ON Loughinisland from County Down in the Ulster Intermediate Club Championship final this afternoon at Owenbeg.
Full report to follow.
FULL-TIME: Bundoran 0-07 Loughinisland 4-01
59 mins: Oh dear. A fourth goal for Loughinisland. Sub Sean Cochrane gets ahead of Keenan to Conor Megoran’s ball in. Sin é. Bundoran 0-07 Loughinisland 4-01
57 mins: Damhan O’Toole gets a second yellow, and a red, as Loughinisland are reduced to 14 men.
56 mins: Four minutes for Bundoran to rescue it. They’ve been dominant, but have gifted Loughinisland two goals and missed a succession of chances themselves. Bundoran 0-07 Loughinisland 3-01
55 mins: Not a day to remember for Johnny Keenan, the Bundoran goalkeeper. Third goal for Loughinisland as Rory Mason catches Keenan out. Bundoran 0-07 Loughinisland 3-01
53 mins: It’s level again as Christy Keaney drills over for Bundoran. Bundoran 0-07 Loughinisland 2-01
50 mins: Bundoran pull it back to a point thanks to Alan Russell. Bundoran 0-06 Loughinisland 2-01
49 mins: GOAL for Loughinisland. First score in 41 mins but it’s a goal for sub Paddy McKenny. Bundoran 0-05 Loughinisland 2-01
46 mins: Yellow card for Loughinisland corner-back Raymond Nixon.
45 mins: Loughinisland haven’t scored since the 8th minute. Bundoran have kicked 11 wides. Bundoran lead by one. Bundoran 0-05 Loughinisland 1-01
43 mins: Stefan Mason for Seamus O’Hare on the Loughinisland side. Bundoran 0-05 Loughinisland 1-01
42 mins: Yellow card for Bundoran’s Paul Brennan.
41 mins: Sub – Paddy McKenny replaces Conor Killen on the Loughinisland side.
40 mins: Bundoran ahead for the first time. Jamie Brennan, after kicking two wides, sails over a fine point. Bundoran 0-05 Loughinisland 1-01
36 mins: James Keaney is booked for Bundoran. Bundoran 0-04 Loughinisland 1-01
Half-time sub: Jamie Brennan is on to replace Niall Dunne on the Bundoran team.
HALF-TIME: Bundoran 0-04 Loughinisland 1-01
28 mins: Johnny Boyle ties the game up with a brilliant score from 35 metres. Bundoran 0-04 Loughinisland 1-01
24 mins: Brilliant score by Tommy Hourihane, defying the angles from the endline to fire over. One-point game now. Bundoran 0-03 Loughinisland 1-01
20 mins: Damhan O’Toole is yellow carded for Loughinisland. Bundoran 0-02 Loughinisland 1-01
15 mins: The Donegal senior manager Rory Gallagher and his assistant, Jack Cooney, are among the attendance at Owenbeg today. Bundoran 0-02 Loughinisland 1-01
15 mins: Bundoran have been sloppy in possession at times, but there are just two points between the sides. Bundoran 0-02 Loughinisland 1-01
9 mins: Bundoran hit back with a well worked score, curled over by Alan Russell. Bundoran 0-02 Loughinisland 1-01
8 mins: Down the other end and Rory Mason converts a free from the right. Bundoran 0-01 Loughinisland 1-01
7 mins: Clancy pops a free, off the ground, wide of the target. Bundoran 0-01 Loughinisland 1-00
4 mins: Gary Clancy swings over a point for Bundoran. Bundoran 0-01 Loughinisland 1-00
2 mins: Diaster for Bundoran as Loughinisland open with a GOAL. James Keaney’s pass intercepted by Conor Killen. He sets Rory Mason away and his ball across is steered in by Seamus O’Hare. Bundoran 0-00 Loughinisland 1-00
1 min: The game has thrown-in at Owenbeg. Bundoran 0-00 Loughinisland 0-00
Take three on teams as Jamie Brennan leaves the field and his place in the starting XV is taken by Alan Russell
The teams will line out as follows:
Bundoran – Johnny Keenan; Diarmuid McCaughey, James Keaney, Pauric Rooney; Paul Brennan, Shane McGowan, Johnny Boyle; Ciaran McCaughey, Peter McGonigle; Niall Dunne, Gary Clancy, Alan Russell; Tommy Hourihane, Christy Keaney, Darragh Hoey.
Loughinisland – Kieran Gordon; Paul Digney, Paddy Megoran, Raymond Nixon; Dean McLaughlin, Jonny Flynn, John McCarthy; Damhan O’Toole, Dan Gordon; Rory Mason, Conor Killen, Seamus O’Hare; Aaron McClements, Conor Megoran, Conor O’Toole.
Niall Dunne takes the place of Diarmuid Spratt on the Bundoran team and Seamus O’Hare replaces Paddy McKenny on the Loughinisland side.
Glenswilly were finalists in 2005, but lost out to Iniskeen in the final.
Bundoran (squad picture above by Evan Logan) are bidding to become the third Donegal team to win the Ulster IFC title, with Glenfin (2001) and St Michael’s (2003) previously tasting success at this level.Tags: