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The eagerly-awaited unveiling of the Ulster Senior League’s ‘Eleven30’ team will take place at the League’s annual dinner dance and presentation function on Friday night.The event, to be held at the Station House Hotel, is attracting even more interest this year as it coincides with the naming of the ‘Eleven30’...


Cockhill Celtic are champions of the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League for the fifth season in a row after a narrow win over Swilly Rovers on Sunday.Swilly Rovers 0 Cockhill Celtic 1By Chris McNulty at Swilly ParkPeter Doherty’s fourth League goal of the season in the 20th minute gave Cockhill a win that knotted the green and white ribbons around the...


Should the need arise for a League play-off in the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League, the League has confirmed the arrangements.A play-off would be required were Cockhill to lose to Swilly Rovers and Letterkenny Rovers defeat Fanad United ths Sunday.That scenario would result in a play-off to decide the League winners.Should that be the case, the play-off...


Members of the Ulster Senior League executive were at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown on Tuesday to meet with senior FAI officials.The USL delegation met with the FAI CEO John Delaney and the FAI Director of Competitions Fran Gavin to discuss the development and the possible expansion of intermediate football in Donegal.Secretary Niall Callaghan,...


By Chris McNulty at Dry Arch ParkGavin Cullen praised Cockhill Celtic match-winner Jimmy Bradley as he again proved the hero as the Inishowen men captured a fifth successive Donegal News USL Cup on Sunday afternoon.Bradley’s 41st minute goal gave Cockhill a 1-0 win over Derry City Reserves and sets up a possible League and Cup double with Cockhill...


John Quigg says that the Ulster Senior League has proved a perfect breeding ground for Derry City’s next generation.Although Derry’s Reserves lost 1-0 to Cockhill Celtic in Sunday’s Donegal News Ulster Senior League Cup final, Quigg says the young Candystripes are learning their trade in the tough environs of the USL.City have...


Cockhill Celtic 1 Derry City Reserves 0 Chris McNulty reports from Dry Arch Park Captain Jimmy Bradley scored the only goal of the game as Cockhill Celtic defeated Derry City Reserves in the Donegal News Ulster Senior League Cup final at Dry Arch Park this afternoon.Cockhill hit what proved to be the winner in the 41st minute with a now-customary set-piece...


Packie Coll will referee tomorrow's Donegal News Ulster Senior League Cup final between Cockhill Celtic and Derry City Reserves.The game takes place at Dry Arch Park, Bonagee at 2pm, and St Johnston whistler Coll has been confirmed as the referee for the big game.Marty McGarrigle and Marty Quinn will be the assistant referees for the game.Coll, who...


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

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