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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.

Ulster Senior League fixture postponement

Monday 06th February, 2017



The Ulster Senior League can confirm that Wednesday evening's Donegal News USL League Cup Group B game between Fanad United and Derry City Reserves has been called off as a mark of respect to the late Mary Kelly, Doaghbeg, who died suddenly. Mary is a sister of former Fanad players Danny and Johnny Kelly. A new date for the fixture will be confirmed...


A National Coach Education Festival event is to be held in Donegal next weekend, it has been confirmed."Upon many requests, we are delighted that we have secured a National Coach Education Festival Event in Co.Donegal to prevent any travel to Dublin for the coaches throughout the North West Region," Shane Barr said.See below all the key...

Marty McDaid optimistic on Swilly's future again

Wednesday 01st February, 2017



MARTY MCDAID is feeling optimistic for the future at Swilly Rovers for the first time in several months.It has been a topsy-turvy campaign for the Ramelton club.At the tail-end of last season, the club had voted to leave the Ulster Senior League to rejoin the junior ranks, but a U-turn followed.Aaron Rogan had 39 days as manager before he was usurped and Gerry...


FANAD UNITED moved up into second spot in the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League after a narrow 2-1 win over Swilly Rovers at Triagh-A-Locha.All the goals came in a four-minute spell. Fanad hit the front on 74 minutes through Seamus ‘Coshia’ Friel and Keelin McElwaine doubled the lead.Swilly pulled a goal back on 78 minutes through Shaun Crossan,...

Ulster Senior League Media Statement

Wednesday 25th January, 2017



January 25 2017Ulster Senior League Media StatementThe Ulster Senior League confirm that Derry City Reserves have been found, under rules 48-51 of the Ulster Senior League Rulebook, to have fielded an ineligble team in Sunday’s game against Cockhill Celtic.The match has been declared as a forefit, meaning the game has been awarded to Cockhill...


FORMER Ulster Senior League player Ronan Sweeney will be the beneficiary of this Saturday’s ‘Annual Customer Loyalty Night’ at the Silver Tassie Hotel.Woodlands native Ronan Sweney sustained significant spinal injuries in May 2016, in an accidental fall from his bedroom window in Sligo, where he was a student at Sligo IT.The fall...

USL club notes, January 25 2017

Wednesday 25th January, 2017



Bonagee UnitedThe USL team were defeated at home last Saturday night 2-0 by Letterkenny Rovers. They are home to Fanad this Sunday 29th kick off is 2pm.The Donegal league team were defeated last week by Capry Rovers 3-0. They are away this Sunday to Gweedore Celtic.The club would like to thank all who supported the club by attending the panto last Friday night...


FANAD UNITED will make their return to the main pitch at Triagh-A-Locha on Thursday night when they welcome old foes Swilly Rovers to the peninsula (kick-off 7.30pm).Arthur Lynch’s team have been playing on the second pitch at the venue since the start of the season after a series of upgrades were carried out to the main pitch.Now, though,...

USL fixture announcement

Thursday 19th January, 2017



DUE to the first round of the Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup games being pencilled in for February 12, the 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League fixtures that day have been brought forward by a week.The three games – Bonagee United v Derry City Reserves; Swilly Rovers v Letterkenny Rovers; Cockhill Celtic v Finn Harps – will now be played on Sunday,...

2017 Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup draw

Thursday 19th January, 2017



THERE are two all-Ulster Senior League ties in the first round of the 2017 Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup.The holders Cockhill Celtic have been drawn away to Swilly Rovers. Cockhill overcame Inishowen League champions Glengad United in last year’s final and will start their defence against a Swilly side who recently handed them their first League...

USL confirm venue changes for weekend games

Wednesday 18th January, 2017



There are two venue changes to this weekend’s 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior League fixtures.The Derry City Reserves-Cockhill Celtic match will now be played at the Charlie O’Donnell Sports Grounds at 2pm.Due to ongoing works at Finn Park, the Finn Harps Reserves-Fanad United game has been moved to Triagh-A-Locha.Both games kick off at...


LETTERKENNY ROVERS newcomer Christopher Sweeney says the Cathedral Town men have to attempt to get maximum points in each of their remaining games this season.Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Cockhill Celtic at the Aura Leisure Centre sees Rovers trail the champions by nine points.With eleven games to play, there are still plenty of points up for grabs and,...

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