DONEGAL LEAGUE – END OF SEASON REPORT

first_imgDonegal Junior LeagueWell that’s it for another season in the Donegal Junior League. With the Cup Finals and the Play-Offs complete it now only remains to present the prizes and hold the AGM. These will take place in The Radisson Blu Hotel and Diamond Park respectively on Friday 22nd and Monday 25th May.So how did it all finish?Yesterday, Saturday, Castlefin Celtic Reserves and Glencar Celtic contested the Downtown Cup Final. With Castlefin relegated and Glencar runners-up in the League it seemed a bridge too far for the park View men. And so it turned out as the Letterkenny based outfit ran out 2-0 winners courtesy of goals from Paddy Collins and Declan Scanlon.At the same time in Killygordan Donegal Town Reserves were preserving their Saturday Division One status by defeating Mulroy Celtic 4-1. Today Gweedore Celtic and Lagan Harps met at “The Moss” to fight for a place in the Premier Division next season. A thrilling contest saw the teams locked at 3-3 after extratime. The penalty shoot-out then saw Gweedore prevail at 4-2.Meanwhile the big guns of Castlefin Celtic and St. Catherines were contesting the Brian Mc Cormick Cup Final at Diamond Park, Ballyare. In front of a sizeable attendance Castlefin took the lead after fifteen minutes. Ian Ward latching on to Barry Tourish’s cross. Daniel Breslin levelled for St. Catherines five minutes before the interval when he fired an unstoppable strike into the top corner of Anthony O’ Hagan’s net. With time almost up Shane O’ Rourke erased any thoughts of addition time when he arrived at the back post to guide home Ryan Farrell’s free-kick. The Brian Mc Cormick Cup destined to join the Premier Division trophy at Emerald Park.Well done to all the winners and better luck next time to the others. Hopefully everyone got something memorable from the season. Enjoy the summer and it will be back to the action again in late August.ResultsPromotion / Relegation Play-OffMulroy Celtic         1v 4 Fintown Harps or Donegal Town Downtown Cup FinalCastlefin Celtic Reserves         0 v 2 Glencar CelticPremier Division / Division OnePromotion / Relegation Play-Off Gweedore Celtic         3 v 3 Lagan Harps(Gweedore Celtic won 4-2 0n Penalties)Brian Mc Cormick Cup FinalSt. Catherines         2 v 1 Castlefin CelticDONEGAL LEAGUE – END OF SEASON REPORT was last modified: May 17th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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