Goals from Michael Devlin, Jamie Coyle 2, Jason Devlin, Aiden Friel gave Clonmany a winning start at home to the new league season and look like one of the contenders for the the title this season as they were last season
The shamrocks took the lead on 6 minutes when Jamie Coyle fired to the top corner from the edge of the area past Puaric O Donnell. Culdaff got back on terms on 18 minutes when a William Hutchinson looping ball dropped past everyone into the net.But the home side regained the lead when Michael Devlin released Aiden Friel who slipped the ball low past O Donnell. It became three one when Devlin retrieved the ball on the end line and crossed for Friel who squared for Coyle to fire high to the net. Friel went close again but was denied by the keeper on this occasion before on the stroke of half tiem Devlin fired wide when well placed. Culdaff started the second period well and when Hutchinson found Niall McLaughlin who blasted the ball off the bar from six yards and his back heeled rebound was cleared off the line. Clonmany responded immediately and Jason Devlin headed a Friel effort home. O’Donnell then denied both Aiden and Mikey Friel before on 76 minutes Aaron Friel released Mikey Friel who squared for Michael Devlin to control and fire home.Goals from Michael Devlin, Jamie Coyle 2, Jason Devlin, Aiden Friel gave Clonmany a winning start at home to the new league season and look like one of the contenders for the the title this season as they were last season
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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.
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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.
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.