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Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsOutcome
QPS0Loss
Dunree United2Win

Report

Quigley’s Point Swifts  0-2 Dunree United  

Dunree United picked up their first points of the season with a hard-fought victory against Quigley’s Point Swifts in Muff.

The home side were on the attack early. In the first minute, Chris Montieth’s low shot forced a good save from Dunree keeper Phillip Doherty. On three minutes, Stephen Grant’s cross from the right was met by Raymond Buchanan but his shot was deflected over the bar from six yards.The away side got into the game, with Phillip McGuinness going close with a sixteen yard effort on twelve minutes. Three minutes later, a long high ball from Liam Baldrick was latched onto by James O’Donnell but his Point keeper Oisin Burke blocked his shot from eight yards.The rest of the half was scrappy affair with much of the play bogged down in midfield. Brian McColgan headed wide for the Swifts from another good cross from Grant on twenty-four minutes. A minute before the break, Dunree forward Oisin O’Flaherty was played through by a Darryl Moran pass but his shot found the side-netting.The second half started much as the first ended, with the Quigley’s Point enjoying more of the possession but both teams struggling to create clear-cut chances. On fifty-five minutes, Baldrick’s free-kick from the edge on the Point penalty box went over the bar. A minute later, Joe McKinney’s well-struck shot from twenty yards drew a strong save from Doherty.Dunree broke the deadlock on sixty-six minutes. James O’Donnell was played in by O’Flaherty on the left hand side of the penalty box, and his shot from a tight angle went in off the far post.The Muff side pushed for an equaliser, with Montieth going close from sixteen yards on sixty-nine minutes.  But the visitors were resilient and well-organised in defence, keeping the home side at bay under pressure.Two minutes before the end, Montieth whipped in a free-kick from the left but an unmarked Brian McColgan failed to make contact with ball from six yards. With the last attack of the game, Dunree made it two-nil. After some good play down the right flank the ball fell to O’Flaherty just outside the box, and the striker’s effort deflected off a Point defender and over Oisin Burke to secure a timely win for the visiting side and snap Quigley’s Point’s four-game unbeaten run.

Details

Date Time League Season
13/11/2016 2:00 pm Jackie Crossan Premier Division 2016/17

Ground

School Field, Muff
School Field, Muff

Underage Elite Football cancelled due to Government guidance

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Underage Elite Football cancelled due to Government guidance

 

The Football Association of Ireland is disappointed to inform its players, coaches, parents/guardians, volunteers and supporters that the return of all underage National League matches for boys and girls from Under-13 to Under-19 level, beginning this weekend, has been cancelled on the guidance of Government.
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FAI welcomes opening of 2021 Sports Capital and Equipment Programme

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FAI welcomes opening of 2021 Sports Capital and Equipment Programme

The Football Association of Ireland is delighted to support the announcement by Minister Catherine Martin and Minister for State Jack Chambers of the launch of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP) by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
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Postponement of Football

Due to Government restrictions All football in Inishowen will cease for a three week period 

Cessation of Grassroots and Underage
football matches in Donegal
Following the introduction of Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions in Donegal, the Football Association of Ireland announces the cessation from midnight tonight of all Adult Amateur and Underage football matches in Donegal with the exception of elite football – namely the SSE Airtricity League and all five underage National Leagues.
Furthermore, any coach or player resident in Donegal but involved with an Adult Amateur or non-elite Underage club outside of the county is not permitted to travel outside Donegal for any football activity. Likewise, coaches or players resident outside of Donegal are not permitted to travel to Donegal for any non-elite football activity.
Adult amateur and non-elite Underage clubs in Donegal can continue to train under non-contact conditions as per the Government Guidelines outlined in the ‘Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021 – Plan for Living with COVID-19’ programme and in conjunction with the updated FAI Safer Return to Training Protocol.
The FAI will continue to monitor Government guidelines for Donegal and will update this cessation order as required.

Match Reports Sunday 20th September

Jackie Crossan Premier Division   

Grant hat trick the highlight for the visitors

Moville Celtic                     1

Illies Celtic                          5

After a tight and quiet opening period the home side took the lead on 22 minutes after a long ball from Emmet McCauley found Michael McNaught wh advanced and squared for Marc Bell to blast home in off the underside of the bar.

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