Letterkenny Rovers moved into second place in the Four Lanterns Ulster Senior League thanks to a comfortable win over Swilly Rovers in Ramelton.
Swilly Rovers 0 v Letterkenny Rovers 5
Letterkenny went ahead on 16 minutes when Garbhan Grant’s corner was headed home by ace marksman Darren McElwaine.
It was two-nil a minute later when McElwaine lobbed the keeper from close range.
Kevin McGrath played a delightful ball to Grant who finished well on 23 minutes.
Grant hammered home a superb goal on 52 minutes for Letterkenny showing great composure in the box to make it four-nil.
Jamie Blaney in the Swilly goal denied Paul McVeigh soon after with a fine save, but McVeigh’s close range finish made it five-nil on 86 minutes.
Swilly Rovers: Ben Boyle, Ryan Mc Daid, Shaun Crossan, Rory McCrossan, Duncan Patterson, Matthew McLaughlin, Michael Murray, Marty McDaid, Paul Clarke, Jordan Nugent, Brad Patterson. Subs: Warren Patterson, Jamie Blaney.
Letterkenny Rovers: Rory Kelly, Ryan Lonergan, Luke Nelis, Conor Tourish, Odhran Mc Macken, Declan Sharkey, Garbhan Grant, Chris Malseed, Darren McElwaine, Kevin Mc Grath, Paul Mc Veigh. Subs: Darren Ferry, Steve Okape Emer, Calvin O’Brien, Christy Conaghan, David Shovelin, John Roulstone.
Referee: Vincent McLoughlin.
Four Lanterns Ulster Senior League
Tuesday, May 8, 7pm
Fanad United v Finn Harps Reserves
Wednesday, May 9, 7pm
Letterkenny Rovers v Derry City Reserves
Sunday, May 13, 2pm
Bonagee United v Derry City Reserves
Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup Final
Sunday, May 13, 6.30pm, Dry Arch Park
Letterkenny Rovers v Cockhill Celtic
|Finn Harps Reserves||16||7||0||9||34||42||-8||21||*|
|Derry City Reserves||13||6||2||5||27||20||7||20|
|* Letterkenny Rovers awarded 3-0 win after Finn Harps didn’t field|
|** Cockhill Celtic awarded 3-0 win after Swilly Rovers didn’t field|
|*** Cockhill Celtic awarded 3-0 win after Bonagee United didn’t field|