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CATHAL FARREN of Derry City Reserves has been named as the first Watson Menswear Ulster Senior League Player of the Month.The 18-year-old Carndonagh last night picked up the award for September and the striker says he’s enjoying life in the Candystripes.Pictured is Jason Gibson, Ulster Senior League Registrar, presenting Cathal Farren with his...


BY CHRIS MCNULTY, Ulster Senior League PROTWO-AND-A-HALF acre site at Dry Arch on the outskirts of Letterkenny purchased for £1,000 in 1970 is now the site for a €1.25million development that could rival any of its kind in Ireland. In the early days, a team called Arcade Athletic was founded by a committee led by Paddy McFadden and based at that...


Bonagee United This Friday, the club is having an official launch night for the new floodlights, new astro refit and wheelchair area at 7pm followed by a game between Finn Harps and a Bonagee select at 8pm. A welcome. Last Sunday the senior team defeated Letterkenny Rovers 1-0 away with Aiden Mc Laughlin scoring. They have no fixture this...


LETTERKENNY ROVERS MANAGER Eamon McConigley says his side must regain their focus after dropping four points in their last two Four Lanterns Ulster Senior League games. The season had started with much promise for the Leckview Park men. After reaching last season’s Intermediate Cup final and getting the chance to play at Aviva...

Cockhill striker Friel bids for boxing glory

Thursday 03rd November, 2016



TOP ULSTER Senior League striker Garbhán Friel is in another big sporting contest tomorrow night – as he bids to win an Ulster boxing title. The 26-year-old Cockhill Celtic striker is a talented boxer and tomorrow night will compete in the light-heavyweight final at the Ulster Senior Championships in Belfast. Friel, who boxes with the...


THE Ulster Senior League, in association with Watson Menswear in Letterkenny, will be announcing our first two Player of the Month winners in the next week. The winners of the Player of the Month awards, sponsored by Watson Menswear, will be presented with a €50 gift voucher. The September and October winners will be revealed soon. The...

Walsh brothers in combat

Wednesday 02nd November, 2016



THE WALSH brothers from Kerrykeel, Davitt and Liam, were on opposing sides on Sunday in Triagh-A-Loch. Davitt lined out for Fanad United and his younger brother Liam was on the Finn Harps Reserves team. It was Davitt who left with the family bragging rights. Davitt scored the opening goal in a 4-0 win for Arthur Lynch’s team, their first...


By Chris McNulty, USL PROBONAGEE UNITED will mark the latest phase of their impressive development at Dry Arch Park on Friday evening when the new floodlights at the venue are officially switched on. The lights, at a cost of around €112,000, will be switched on by Katie McFadden, widow of the late Paddy McFadden, one of the club’s founder...

Away ties for USL teams in Intermediate Cup

Tuesday 01st November, 2016



THE TWO Ulster Senior League representatives - Bonagee United and Cockhill Celtic - have both been handed away draws in the third round of the FAI Umbro Intermediate Cup. The draw was conducted on Tuesday afternoon at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown. Bonagee United will travel to face Edenderry Town, while Cockhill Celtic will make the...


The Chairman of the Ulster Senior League, Mr Johnny McCafferty, has welcomed the confirmation that Finn Harps have secured a place in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland for the 2017 season. Last night, Cork City’s 5-0 win over Wexford Youths means that Harps have been guaranteed Premier Division survival with a game to spare. It...


PETER MORAN SAYS that progression in the FAI Intermediate Cup means his Bonagee United players will get a chance ‘to show what they’re capable of’. Goals by Francesco Crisco and Seamus Brown fired the Dry Arch men to a 2-1 win over Fanad United at Triagh-A-Locha, They were hanging on a little in the closing stages after John McGarvey...


THE INTERMEDIATE Cup always gets the pulses racing in Fanad and it’s that time of year again for Arthur Lynch’s men. Fanad, winners of the Cup in 1988 and 1995, are rebuilding again under player-manager Lynch, who played in two semi-finals and several quarter-finals with the club. On Sunday, Fanad host Bonagee United at Triagh-A-Locha...


BONAGEE UNITED The Donegal League team were defeated away 3-0 by Cappry Rovers last Sunday. They are home this Sunday to Donegal Town. The USL. team are away to Fanad this Sunday in the Intermediate Cup, kick-off is 1.30 in Traigh-A-Loch. Last Wednesday 12th the u12 Utd. team defeated Ballyraine 6-1. On Friday 14th the u14 Athletic team...


PETER MORAN says the Ulster Senior League can be proud of their efforts at this weekend’s FAI Intermediate Interprovincial Tournament in Cork. The USL selection just missed out on collecting the Michael Ward Trophy after going down to a 2-0 defeat to Munster, who took the silverware for the second year in a row. Wins over Leinster (3-1) and...


Ulster Senior League 0 Munster Senior League 2 THE ULSTER SENIOR LEAGUE missed out on the Michael Ward Trophy after a 2-0 defeat to the hosts and the winners, Munster. In a game that was rearranged to Castletreasure due to the heavy rainfall by the Lee, the USL selection were pipped to the title on the head-to-head meeting this morning with both...


The Ulster Senior League would like to express its thanks to Boyce Coach Travel for their assistance for this weekend’s FAI Intermediate Interprovincial Tourmament in Cork. Boyce Coach Travel provided the USL with sponsorship and transport for the weekend. “The Ulster Senior League would like to thank Boyce Coach Travel for both their...


ULSTER SENIOR LEAGUE coach Anthony Gorman says the League representatives have already shown that the USL is at the top of the Intermediate game. With two wins from two at the 2016 FAI Intermediate Interprovincial Tournament in Cork, the Peter Moran-managed USL side can clinch the Michael Ward Cup tomorrow morningA draw with the host side,...


Ulster Senior League 2 Connacht 0 THE ULSTER SENIOR LEAGUE representative panel are right in the mix to win the Michael Ward Trophy following a comfortable win over Connacht in Cork this afternoon. Fanad United’s Davitt Walsh scored twice as Peter Moran’s team won for the second time in as many games. The USL selection will face the...


DAVITT WALSH has returned to the Ulster Senior League squad for this afternoon’s FAI Intermediate Interprovincial Tournament clash with Connacht. Last night in Dublin, Walsh was presented with the Michael Heffernan Gold Medal for Marine Gallantry. At a function in Farmleigh House, Walsh was presented with the award by the Transport...


THE ULSTER SENIOR LEAGUE select began their bid to retain the Michael Ward Trophy in perfect fashion tonight. Ulster Senior League 3 Leinster Senior League 1 Peter Moran’s team overcame Leinster at Mayfield thanks to a fine display in difficult conditions in the opening game at the FAI Intermediate Interprovincials. Mark Moran, Paul...

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