Late kick off at Glencrow Moville taking all three points
Moville started this game well on top and in the early exchanges Michael Coyle had an effort blocked by the rovers defence before Glen Watson saved well to deny both Finn McLaughlin and Conor Doherty. Rovers replied and when Conor Gallagher laid the ball back to Graham Morgan his effort was well held by Liam Grimley in the home goal.Moville resumed control after this and when Billy McCann found Michael McNaught his effort was brilliantly blocked by Gary Doherty. Moville broke the deadlock on 22 minutes when McCann broke into the right hand area and drilled a low angled effort across Watson to the far corner.Watson then denied Conor Doherty twice before the same player blasted over when under pressure before they added a second on 38 minutes. McCann was upended and Charlie Gill converted the spot kick blasting straight down the middle.Before the break Watson kept his side in the hunt with excellent saves to deny McCann,Gill and Doherty in quick succession.
Moville started well and made it three nil on 47 minutes when Coyle and Gillcombined to release Doherty who rounded Watson to slot home. Rovers replied and when Puaric Doherty had an effort blocked the rebound fell to Morgan who fed Doherty but he fired into the side netting.At the other end McCann had a tame shot held by Watson who then brilliantly saved to deny McNaught . McNaught then had a shot blocked but McCann blasted the rebound over. Rovers then had a free which was headed out to Michael St Ledger whose volley flew just wide and then from a corner William Logan had a header saved.Moville made it four nil on 76 minutes when a Conor Doherty free was parried for Gill to see his header come back off the bar and McNaught headed in. On 87 minutes substitute Emmet McCauley found Norbert Indyka who completed the scoring with a low shot from sixteen years. The final action sees replacement keeper Luke Rudden claw away a Doherty effort.
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.
The inaugural Women in Football – Emerging Leaders Programme concludes
The inaugural Women in Football – Emerging Leaders Programme concluded last weekend.
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.
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.
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.