Weekend Sport review with Photo Gallery

Round-up of sporting weekend in Donegal

Peter Campbell


Peter Campbell

There was mixed luck for Donegal sides in the Ulster GAA Championship with Downings coming through in the Junior clash with Magilligan of Derry while Glenswilly and MacCumhaill's lost out.
Glenswilly went down to Kilcoo in Newry after losing Cathal Gallagher to a red card early in the second half. Meanwhile in Owenbeg, there were disgraceful scenes at the end of the Junior Club hurling final between MacCumhaill's and Lamh Dearg of Antrim with a free-for-all with players, mentors and supporters involved. The Donegal side lost out in the final by three points and manager, Eamonn McAuley was far from happy with the referee.
On the U-21 front, the A and B semi-finals were played on Friday night and Saturday and resulted in wins for Aodh Ruadh and Gaoth Dobhair in the A competition and Letterkenny Gaels and Killybegs in the B.
Those finals take place later today in MacCumhaill Park - the B final at 1 p.m. followed by the A final at 3 p.m.

There was success for John McNulty's Donegal GAA Masters team who defeated Westmeath to reach the All-Ireland Shield final.
Finn Harps completed their league programme on Friday night with a win over Bohemian FC and also paid a fitting farewell to Kevin McHugh.
Bonagee Utd went joint top of the Ulster Senior League while there were some good wins for Donegal League sides in the Junior Cup. There was also a good win for the Donegal Youth League game against the Cavan/Monaghan League.
There was plenty of Donegal participation in the big event on Sunday - the Dublin Marathon, with well over 250 athletes from the county taking part.

See today's Donegal People's Press/Donegal Democrat for full and comprehensive coverage