Letterkenny Gaels senior footballers had a comprehensive victory over a gritty and youthful Robert Emmetts in a warm and sunny Castlefinn on Saturday evening in the Junior Championship.
Robert Emmetts 2-7 Letterkenny Gaels 6-19
First half goals from Anthony Diver, Ronan Frain and the excellent Cormac Cannon had Gaels well on top in the opening half.
The home side also showed good patches with fine scores from Corey Lee Bogan and Conor Dalton while Lee McLaughlin’s goal was a fine individual score.
The visitors continued to press in the second half with Shay Doherty (pictured) to the fore who finished the game with a personal tally of 1-9. Diarmuid O Cathail was the other goal scorer.
The visitors had good performances from Sean Crossan and Darren Hunter at the back.
Liam Doherty made a welcome return to midfield after a long lay off. Up front Shay Doherty, Cormac Cannon and Paddy Doherty were excellent.
For Emmetts Niall Quinn, Conor Dalton Corey Lee Bogan and Lee McLaughlin all showed that the Castlefinn club have a bright future.
Robert Emmetts: K Brennan, O Farrell, J Tourish, P Farrell, N Quinn, B Dooher, A McMenamin, C Dalton, K McColgan, N Kennedy, M Lafferty, C L Bogan, A Dalton, G McNulty, L McLaughlin.
Letterkenny Gaels: R Graham, S Crossan, R Quinn, C Lynch, A Diver, D Hunter, N Diver, L Doherty, C Browne, R Frain, S Doherty, D O Cathail, C Cannon, P Doherty, S McDonagh.
Referee: Clint Marron (Urris)Tags: