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02 Dec 2021

Wins for Downings and Gaeil Fhánada in U21B and Carndonagh in U21C

Wins for Downings and Gail Fhánada in U21B and Carndonagh in U21C

Downings came out on top against Glenswilly. Photo CLG Na Dunaibh

Downings pulled something of a shock win over Glenswilly,with a nine-point win in the U21B championship.

Downings 2-10
Glenswilly 1-7 

Keelan McGroddy’s two goals, one from the penalty spot just before half-time for Downings in this keenly fought encounter. County minor Paddy McGee kicked four points for the winners in a fine individual performance for the men from Rosguill.  

The defeat continues Glenswilly’s U21 woes. It is now eight years since they last won a game in the championship - a statistic will not sit well with all in Pairc Naomh Columba. 

Downings scorers: Kealan McGroddy (2-0) Paddy McElwee (0-4), Ultan McGroddy (0-2), Kyle McDaid, Johnny McDaid, Padraig McGinty and Paul McGoddy (0-1).  

Glenswilly scorers: Enda O’Boyle (1-0), Shane McDevitt (0-6), Caolan Dunleavy (0-1). 

Gaeil Fhanada snatch a late win against wasteful Dungloe in U21B

Gaeil Fhanda 0-13
Dungloe 0-12 

Bernard McGettigan and Mark McAteer struck late as Gaeil Fhanada came from behind to snatch a dramatic win against Dungloe, in Portsalon

Dungloe who squandered a number of good chances in the second period were a point up going into injury time.

But two super points in injury time sealed a big win for the Fanad men. McGettigan struck first to tie up the game and McAteer clinched the win with a sweetly struck strike. 

Gaeil Fhanada scorers: Bernard McGettigan (0-4), Mark McAteer (0-6), Sean Carr (0-1); Liam McGrenaghan (0-1), Brandon McClafferty (0-1). 

Dungloe scorers: Oisin Bonner (0-6,4f), Daniel Ward (0-1), Dylan Sweeney (0-1), Dylan Boyle (0-1) 

Glenfin v Letterkenny Gaels was called off on Saturday.  The Gaels were unable to field. 


U21 C win for Carndonagh

Carndonagh  got their u21 championship campaign  off to a bright start with a big win over Robert Emmets, in Foden on Saturday.

Carndonagh 2-17
Robert Emmets 0-5

The winners were on top from the off and led by eight points 0-10 to 0-2 at half-time. And they extended that lead in the second period thanks to goals from Christy McDaid and Paddy Monagle and points from Conor O’Donnell, McDaid and Cian Doherty to cruise to a comfortable victory.  

Corrie Lee Brogan posted all of Robert Emmets points. Carndonagh now face Naomh Ultan, in the quarter-final. .

Carndonagh scorers: Christy McDaid(1-7),  Conor O’Donnell(0-5), Paddy Monagle(1-1),Cian Doherty(B)(0-2), Donal Doherty(N) and  C Christy Diver(0-1) each.

Robert Emmets scorer: Corrie Lee Brogan (0-5).

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