Donegal men in limelight

Donegal men in limelight
Last weekend saw a number of ‘Donegal’ men featuring in county finals and other games in Ireland and abroad.

Last weekend saw a number of ‘Donegal’ men featuring in county finals and other games in Ireland and abroad.

Eamonn Haran, formerly of St. Eunan’s, managed Tourlestrane to the Sligo county title, defeating Tubbercurry in the final.

The was no success, however, for Michael McEniff, Bundoran, who featured for Clontibret in their defeat by Scotstown in the Monaghan county final.

It was the same for Martin Cassidy, Four Masters, in the Cavan county final, who were surprisingly beaten by Ballinagh, who were winning their first ever county title.

Further afield, Benny O’Reilly, son of Brendan, Bundoran and Sligo, who played for Tirconaill Gaels as they reached the London final once more.

Even further afield, Ryan Bradley scored a goal in Kuala Lumpur for Qatar against Abu Dhabi Na Fianna at the 2013 FEXCO Asian Gaelic Games.

Ballyshannon and District Darts League

A meeting will be held in Fin Mc Cools upstairs on Friday 18th October at 8.30 pm. This meeting is for Captains and Committee only. A full agenda will be available on the night. Entry Fees of 150 euro should be brought along

St. Eunan’s advance in Herald Cup

The St Eunan’s College Herald Cup Gaelic team reached the knock-out stages of their competition for the fourth consecutive year when they defeated Rathmore Grammar School, Belfast comfortably.

The Letterkenny school arrived in Foreglen, Derry knowing that a win would secure qualification. The opening score was pointed from St Eunans College centre-half forward Niall O Donnell. The Belfast boys then drove on and scored the next 3 points. However, less than a minute later they seen their net been rattled by Niall O Donnell who added to a tally which finished at 1-5. There was one point between the sides after 9 minutes after a very exciting start. Eunans really kicked on from here with points from Sam Murphy, Padraig Mc Aleer, Jake Whelan, Niall O Donnell (2) and Caoimhin Marley (2) and goals from Ciaran Kelly (2) and Ciaran Maloney to leave the score at 4-9 to 0-4 at half time.

The second half started the same way as the first ended when the Rathmore net was shaking again, this time by Caolan Toye. The college now emptied the bench and still kept cruising with points from Jake Whelan (2), Niall O Donnell (2), Ciaran Kelly, Ryan Mc Laughlin and James Mc Sharry. The game was finished off with a brilliant goal from Anthony Horgan.