Tight game at St Patrick's Park Aileach just pipping newly promoted Carn to all three points Carn Took the lead through Brandon Browne Aileach hit back with goals from Darren Mc Monagle and Dermott Doherty to take the lead Carn equalised through Keelan Doherty but Aileach went into the break ahead thanks to Stephen Mc Kendry's strike Darren Mc Monagle got his second and Aileach's fourth before Carn pulled a goal backwith a Declan Mc Gonagle strike before the end
In the 10th minute Declan McGonagle crossed from the right for Brandon Browne to slot home from six yards and give the home side a dream start. Aileach replied when Anthony Doherty flicked on for DarrenMonagle to race from halfway and fire low past Darragh O Neill from sixteen yards. The visitors took the lead when Dermot Doherty fired low past O’Neill from twelve yards. But the home side equalised on 39 minutes after Caolan Doherty received a Paddy McGuinness pass and turned a defender to shot high past John Roulstone. Aileach regained the lead on the stroke of half time when Stephen McKendry got on the end of Anthony Doherty’s cross to fire first time to the bottom corner to end a very entertaining half. Aileach increased their lead on 55 minutes when good work by McMonage saw him fire high to the roof of the net from the edge of the area. Carn reduced the deficit on 88 minutes when McGonagle finished well from close range after a corner but the visitors saw the game out to earn the points.
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.