There was late, late drama at the Hospital Field which seen Castlefin Celtic score twice late on to snatch victory.
Donegal Town looked to be heading through to the next round until Niall McConnell struck in the last minute to equalise. There was still time however for Raymond Foy to find room on the edge of the area to fire an excellent shot past Enda Kenny in the Town net to seal a dramatic victory with the last kick of the game.
Donegal had done fantastically well to get back into the game having given away two goals early in the first half with JP Malley and Raymond Foy putting the Fin two goals to the good. A spirited Town comeback followed with Declan Brown pulling one back before half-time.
The game was well and truly back in the balance after the break when Stephen Graham headed home from a set piece.
Donegal looked to have completed an impressive comeback when Barry Mulligan struck home from the edge of the box to put the Town in front with fifteen minutes left on the clock.
As Castlefin pushed for an equaliser Donegal were a constant threat on the counter-attack and will rue a couple of missed chances to extend their lead.
In the end, it was a the late show from McConnell and Foy which seen the visitors advance to the next round. A highly entertaining game of football with team performances from both sides. Referee: Patrick Martin
Milford bowed out of the FAI Junior Cup on Sunday with a home defeat to a strong Greencastle team. Milford battled hard in the first half against the free-flowing football of the Inishowen men and although they had less possession, they had three great chances through Mark Flood, Darren McLaughlin and then a Christy McCafferty header went over the bar from close range.
In the final minutes, two more goals finished the game. Best for Milford were Dan O’Donnell and
This was a hard-fought game played at Lagan Harps. It was an end to end game with Raphoe snatching the lead shortly after half-time when Ryan Mc Cullagh scored with a superb header. Good team performance from both teams with Raphoe holding on for a deserved win.