Letterkenny Rovers U16’s continue three game winning streak with a fine away victory against Dungloe Town.
Letterkenny travelled to The Shore Front to take on a hungry Dungloe side who were looking for what would be only their second win in the league.
Paul Browne’s side started quickest with a large sum of the opening ten minutes possession, but the letterkenny men didn’t put much pressure on the Dungloe goal.
After the opening ten minutes the Dungloe side began to get into the game but Letterkenny striker Devine Okoroji relieved the pressure on his side with a low strike from the edge of the box which put Letterkenny 1-0 up.
Letterkenny side pushed from there with Zach Gorman striking a close range effort just wide and Jeaic Mckelvey having his long range effort tipped over by the Dungloe goal keeper.
Dungloe were awarded a penalty with seconds left in the half when defender Conor Faul was penalised for a hand ball inside the area.
Dungloe midfielder Daniel Ward struck the penalty low and hard to the goalkeepers left leaving him no chance.
The sides went in level at the half 1-1.
Dungloe started the second half strong and it only took them three minutes to put themselves ahead through a quick counter attack and Daniel Ward set up his striking partner to take the lead 2-1.
Dungloe sat back after taking the lead and invited pressure from the visitors.
Letterkenny’s Tarlach O’Boyle came close with his effort that was blocked on the line.
With fifteen minutes remaining the visiting team got back to level terms through striker Zach Gorman who slot home a close range effort.
Letterkenny continued to push on and with only five minutes left on the clock Letterkenny midfielder Jeaic McKelvey got his head to Conor Scanlon’s cross to put Letterkenny in the lead for the second time.
With seconds left on the clock Dungloe were pushed up and on a quick counter attack substitute Clement Jnr bagged all three points for the visitors with a neat finish from two yard.
Letterkenny continue their winning streak to three while Dungloe remain in the lower regions of the league.Tags: