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Letterkenny beat Cappry in John Gorey Curran Memorial Cup

Letterkenny Rovers made it through to the quarter-finals of the John Gorey Curran Memorial Cup with a 2-0 victory over a battling Cappry Rovers side on Saturday.

Letterkenny Rovers................2

Cappry Rovers........................0

The two goals from Peter McGlynn and Ryan McCloskey came within minutes of each other midway through the second half and eventually decided the issue.

The home side were guilty of missing numerous chances up that point while Cappry always looked capable of striking on the counter attack.

The opening goal did arrive on 63 minutes. McGlynn cut inside from the left flank before unleashing a wonderful right footed striker beyond goalkeeper Eoin Gallen and into the top corner of the net.

Within two minutes, that advantage was doubled. On this occasion, McCloskey turned two defenders before slotting home from close range.

It appeared at that stage the floodgates would open but to Cappry’s credit they stayed in the match and indeed carved out a couple of late chances.

Rovers now advance to last eight meeting away to Rosses Academey next month.

Letterkenny Rovers: Christopher O’Donnell, Brendon Wilkie, Noah Mailey, John Blaney, Shane Porter, Tristan Ferris, Peter McGlynn, Aaron Scanlon, Jason Doherty, Ryan McCloskey, Kevin O’Donnell.

Cappry Rovers: Eoin Gallen, Stephen Summerville, Darron McBride, Ciaran Tourish, Aaron Kelly, Chirs Barry, Shane Laverty, Alan Gallagher, Owen Harvey, Pete Lafferty, Christopher McGlynn.

Referee: Con McLaughlin

Results

John ‘Gorey’ Curran

Cup Preliminary Round

Letterkenny Rovers 2-0 Cappry Rovers

John ‘Gorey’ Curran

Cup Quarter-Final

Illistrin 4-3 Bonagee United

Fixtures

Wednesday

John ‘Gorey’ Curran Cup Quarter-Final

Ballybofey United v Swilly

Rovers (Kevin Logue)

Saturday

Donegal Youth League

Swilly Rovers v Rosses Academy (Vincent McLaughlin)

John ‘Gorey’ Curran

Cup Quarter-Final

Drumbar v Erne Wanderers

(Seamus McGrory)

Ulster Youth Cup

Quarter-Final

Drumkeen United v Cockhill Celtic

 
 
 

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