Weekend Sport Round-up in Donegal

Sport stories from weekend with Photo Gallery

Peter Campbell


Peter Campbell

Olympic gold medallist Ronnie Delany was in Donegal at the wekend as special guest of Letterkenny Athletic Club at their annual presentations.
It was an historic weekend also for St. Mary's GAA Club, Convoy, who became the first smoke-free GAA club in the county with the launch taking place on Saturday.
Seamus Coleman continued to make headlines as his headed goal gave Everton a share of the spoils in the Premiership.
A number of 10 and 5k races took place as part of Remembrance Sunday.
There were presentation nights in GAA in Kilcar, Milford and St. Mary's, Convoy, as well as the Donegal Soccer Underage League.
The Donegal minor footballers also had a celebration, being presented with their Ulster Minor League and Championship medals.

There was big news in Glenswilly with Aidy Glackin taking over as manager for 2017 from Michael Canning. Glackin, a stalwart of the club, will be hoping to retain the Dr. Maguire Cup.
Buncrana took the Donegal U-21 Hurling Championship after their win over St. Eunan's, which was marred by another late melee.
The weather did affect some of the soccer fixtures, but there were many games played at local in the Saturday and Sunday Leagues as well as schoolboys and Ulster Senior League.
For all the reports and a round-up of all the sport at the weekend see today's Donegal People's Press/Donegal Democrat.