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Swilly Rovers Presentation Night

Monday 04th March, 2013


Swilly Rovers enjoyed a night off from pre-season training, with a presentation evening in the Lennon Lodge in Ramelton on 2nd March Jason Gibson's side finished in a very satisfactory third place in the 2012 USL Premier Division, while the 1st Division team brought silverware to the Holy City with a cup final victory over Kildrum Tigers. Derry City star...

Match Reports 15.07.12

Saturday 21st July, 2012


Drumkeen Utd. 4 Derry City Res. 7 After an even opening quarter, Derry took the lead on 22 mins. A good passive movement between Michael Duffy and Matthew Henry sent Duffy clear to score. Sean Ferry and Conor Carlin missed chances for Drumkeen , shooting narrowly past the post as the home side sought an equaliser. That goal duly arrived in the 28th minute...

FAI Festival of Football

Monday 16th July, 2012


As part of the FAI Festival of Football, the FAI delegation, expected to include Ray Houghton, John Aldridge, and Paul McGrath amongst others will visit several USL Clubs this week. First up on Monday are Buncrana Hearts at 12 noon followed by Swilly Rovers at 4:30pm and Fanad Utd. at 7:40pm.On Tuesday they will visit Drumkeen Utd at 7pm.On Wednesday the...

In a keenly contested battle between two local rivals, Buncrana Hearts will be pleased to have taken a point from this game with Cockhill Celtic, having had to play with ten men for the closing stages. Hearts manager Gary Duffy made several changes to the side that were beaten by Kildrum on Sunday, with Michael Carroll, Matthew Byrne and Michael Cooke all...

Swilly Rovers v Bonagee Utd. 11.07.12

Friday 13th July, 2012


Swilly Rovers 4 Bonagee Utd. 2
In what turned out a fine evening in Swilly Park both these teams put on an entertaining game that had six goals and numerous missed chances by both sides. The first half was surprisingly goalless with Bonagee new boy Darren Coyle having his side's best chance on 8 mins but his shot was well saved by Gareth Wade. Swilly were...

FAI Delegation to visit USL Clubs

Saturday 07th July, 2012


BUNCRANA HEARTS FOOTBALL CLUB PRESS RELEASE - 6th July 2012 FAI Visit to Buncrana Hearts Football Club, 16 July, 12pm. Buncrana Hearts Football Club are pleased to announce that officials from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) will visit the club on Monday 16th July at 12pm. Senior officials from the FAI, including CEO John Delaney...

Derry City Res 4 Lettertkenny Rovers 1 An enthralling match at Oakgrove saw Derry take the lead after just 45 seconds when a defence splitting pass by Jason McKinney was volleyed into the net by Tony McNamee from 20 yards. Letterkenny stormed back and were level after 12 minutes when Chris Malseed fired a low shot into the net from 12 yards following a...

Buncrana Hearts v Fanad Match report

Saturday 07th July, 2012


Buncrana Hearts 1 Fanad Utd. 2 Buncrana Hearts were left wondering how exactly they didn't manage to get anything out of this game, as their own mistakes proved their downfall in a tight affair with Fanad United in Castle Park. Gary Duffy's side started brightly and had the better of the opening exchanges, with Darach O'Connor matching the...

Reports Donegal News League Cup semi-final Drumkeen topple Fanad to book final spot Fanad United: 1 Drumkeen United: 2 By Aidan O'Donnell, Donegal News DRUMKEEN United survived a late fight-back from Fanad United to deservedly seal their place in the final of the Donegal News League-Cup at Triagh-A-Loch yesterday afternoon. Goals from...

Fanad Utd v Bonagee Match Report 27.06.12

Wednesday 27th June, 2012


USL game at Traigh a Loch Wed 26th June @ 7.30pm Fanad Utd. 2 Bonagee. 1 Fanad ran out winners after a hard fought game thanks to a late goal from Eunan Kelly in the dying minutes of injury time. The first half was fairly even with Bonagee probably having the best of the play and on forty-one minutes they went into the lead with a pass, which the referee deemed to...

Letterkenny Rovers 1Buncrana Hearts 3 Buncrana Hearts produced arguably their finest result of the season as they came away from Leckview Park with all three points following this 3-1 victory over Letterkenny Rovers.The home side were left to reflect on another inconsistent performance as they continue to struggle to put back to back wins together.The...

DPD 1st Division Results and Reports

Tuesday 26th June, 2012


DPD 1st DivisionSwilly Rovers 1 Kildrum Tigers 3 *Drumkeen Utd. 0 Bonagee Utd. 3 *Match abandoned due to serious injury suffered by Drumkeen player ReportsDrumkeen Utd. 0Bonagee Utd. 3Both teams were evenly match for the first 20 minutes of this game with both teams playing good football but it was Bonagee that made the break through when a good ball...

USL Results & Reports 24.06.12

Tuesday 26th June, 2012


USL Results & Reports 24.06.12Results 4 Lanterns Ulster Senior LeagueBonagee Utd. 1 Letterkenny Rovers 4Derry City Res. 3 Buncrana Hearts 1 Drumkeen Utd. 1 Fanad Utd. 2 Swilly Rovers 1 Cockhill Celtic 2 Reports Leaders win againDerry City Res. 3Buncrana Hearts 1Leaders Derry City Res. continued their impressive start to the season with a good win...

At Monday night's Ulster Senior League Delegate meeting, Johnny McCafferty was elected the League's new Chairman following the recent resignation of long serving Chairman, Eamonn McConigley. Former Referee Mr. McCafferty was a unanimous selection of the delegates and the only candidate put forward for the position on the night. Speaking shortly...

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