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Tomorrow’s 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League game between Bonagee United and Finn Harps Reserves has been called off.Finn Harps Reserves have informed the Ulster Senior League that they are unable to field in the game due to the high volume of injuries within their panel at present.Finn Harps Reserves have assured the Ulster Senior League that they...


The Ulster Senior League’s quest to select the ‘ELEVEN30’ - the team of the 30 seasons of the USL – is well underway.In celebration of 30 full seasons of the Ulster Senior League, which first came into being in the 1986/87 season, the League appointed a selection panel to chose the ‘ELEVEN 0’ teamThe panel will select...


Paul Boyle says that Letterkenny Rovers have to put silverware on the table this season.Rovers have narrowed the gap to leaders Cockhill Celtic at the top of the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League table and Eamon McConigley’s charges are in a Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup semi-final against Greencastle FC.Last season, Rovers watched as Cockhill won...


The Ulster Senior League conveys our best wishes to Cockhill Celtic player Peter Doherty, who has been nominated for the Intermediate Player of the Year Award ahead of the ‘Three’ FAI International Football Awards on Sunday.The awards are televised by RTE and are held at the RTE Studios.Doherty is nominated for the Intermediate Player of the...


It has been a ‘strange season’, as Christy Connaghan describes it, but the Gartan man is hopeful that Letterkenny Rovers can still add some silverware.After the dizzying heights of last season, when Rovers reached the FAI Intermediate Cup final, it has been a topsy-turvy campaign this time around for the Leckview Park residents.On Sunday,...


Oisin McColgan says that ‘greed’ is driving Cockhill Celtic towards glory on three fronts as the Ulster Senior League season reaches its business end.Cockhill are sitting top of the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League table and are gunning for a fifth title in a row.Only once before (Fanad United 1993/94-97/98 season) has the League crown been...


It’s a big week for Connor Gormley as he combines action for club and country.On Thursday, Gormley is part of the Republic of Ireland Schools team that faces Northern Ireland in the Centenary Shield, while he is expected to feature for Derry City Reserves against Cockhill Celtic in the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League on Sunday.The Ramelton man had...


Sunday's 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League game between Swilly Rovers and Finn Harps Reserves has been called off as a mark of respect to the late Paddy Sweeney, the Swilly club President, who died overnight, aged 93. A former manager, Paddy led Swilly to their two FAI Junior Cup wins in 1962 and 1967.He played in the Swilly teams of 1953 and 1958 that reached...


Darren McElwaine scored FOUR goals tonight as Letterkenny Rovers defeated Fanad United 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup.A first-half hat-trick by McElwaine, including a penalty to make it 2-0, had Eamon McConigley's team on their way to victory at Triagh-A-Locha. Matthew Crossan had given Fanad hope when he made...


The Chairman of the Ulster Senior League, Johnny McCafferty, has extended best wishes to Finn Harps and Derry City on the eve of the new League of Ireland season.On Friday night, Finn Harps welcome Cork City to Finn Park, while Derry City are away to Bohemians at Dalymount Park.Both clubs have reserve teams in the Ulster Senior League and many of the players...

Ronan 'Olly' eyes up another treble for Cockhill

Wednesday 22nd February, 2017



Ronan ‘Olly’ Doherty is eyeing up a treble for the second season in a row for Cockhill Celtic.Having booked their place in the final of the League Cup on Sunday thanks to a 5-2 win over Fanad, Cockhill – who are also still in the Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup – have a chance to open up a nine-point lead at the top of the 4 Lanterns Ulster...


Sunday’s 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League game between Finn Harps Reserves and Swilly Rovers has been switched to Swilly Park.The decision was confirmed this evening by the Ulster Senior League following consultation with the two clubs.Kick-off time remains 2pm


The beaten teams from Sunday’s Donegal News USL League Cup semi-finals – Fanad United and Letterkenny Rovers – will go head-to-head on Thursday night in the remaining game of the Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup tie.The sides are second (Letterkenny) and third (Fanad) respectively in the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League, but Cockhill...

Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup fixture change

Tuesday 21st February, 2017



The Knockalla Caravans Cup first round game between Fanad United and Letterkenny Rovers has been rearranged for Thursday night. The game was originally pencilled in for Wednesday night. Thursday’s game at Triagh-A-Locha will kick off at 7.45pm.


Ulster Senior League Champions Cockhill Celtic have been paired with Finn Harps in the first round of the 2017 EA Sports Cup, it has been confirmed.
The draw was made today at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown.
Last year, Ethan Boyle netted the only goal of the game as Harps defeated Cockhill 1-0 at Finn Park.
This year's tie will also be at...


The semi-final pairings in the Donegal News USL League Cup were confirmed tonight as Fanad United came from behind to defeat Derry City Reserves 2-1 at Triagh-A-Locha.Second-half goals by Daire McDaid and Matthew Crossan saw Fanad overturn Stephen Duffy’s early opener for the Candystripes.The result means that both sides advance to the last...


The remaining group game in the Donegal News USL League Cup takes place tonight as Fanad United host Derry City Reserves at Triagh-A-Locha (kick-off 7.30pm).The semi-finals of the competition take place on Sunday afternoon, but all that can be said for certain at this stage is that Cockhill Celtic, the Group A winners, will have a home game, with...


Tony McNamee’s recent return to Swilly Rovers has coincided with the Ramelton club showing an upturn in fortunes.The 23-year-old playmaker was instrumental in Swilly’s wins over Cockhill Celtic and Derry City Reserves and has been named as the Watson Menswear Player of the Month for January 2017.Tony McNamee is presented with his Watson...


Cockhill Celtic and Swilly Rovers have won four of the last six Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup titles and the two meet in Ramelton this Sunday (2pm).Cockhill overcame Inishowen League champions Glengad United in last year’s final at Maginn Park, where Ronan ‘Ollie’ Doherty (2) and Malachy McDermott secured the title for Gavin...


The Fanad United versus Derry City Reserves game in the Donegal News USL League Cup will be played on Thursday-week, February 16, in Triagh-A-Locha at 7.30pm.

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