There were two games on Sunday morning in the Ulster Senior League with Derry City Reserves defeating Fanad 4-0 and Bonagee winning 6-3 at Swilly.
Swilly Rovers 3
Bonagee Utd. 6
In a sun drenched but bitterly cold Swilly Park these two sides played out an entertaining match with plenty of goals on show.
Bonagee broke the deadlock in the 20th minute, Deano Larkin slotting home from close range. Just before half time Anthony Appiah put the visitors two up just before the half. Things went from bad to worse for the Ramelton side as they conceded a penalty on the stroke of half time, Ciaran Curran converting.
Swilly pulled a goal back early in the second half through Kennedy Boache Dean Larkin struck again to put the Letterkenny side 4-1 up. Bonagee soon added a fifth through Ciaran Curran in the 65th minute. Dan O’Donnell managed to pull a goal back for Swilly from the penalty spot but Bonagee added a sixth goal through the impressive Anthony Appiah while the evergreen Michael McHugh slotted a third goal for Swilly late on.
Derry City Reserves 4
Fanad United 0
Derry closed the gap on leaders Cockhill Celtic to just seven points following a comfortable win over Fanad United.
Former Finn Harps striker, Nathan Boyle (pictured), was among the goals with Ronan Curtis scoring twice. Derry's other goal was scored by Conor Tourish.
Derry have another big match next weekend when they host Letterkenny Rovers.
The leaders, Cockhill return to action with an away trip to Swilly Rovers.
Sunday, March 6th
4 Lanterns USL
Derry City Res. v Letterkenny Rovers
Swilly Rovers v Cockhill Celtic