DUNGLOE staged a late smash-and-grab to overcome Naomh Columba at Pairc na nGael.
Naomh Columba 2-7 Dungloe 2-9
The late raid by the Rosses men saw them come away with the points this afternoon.
Picture: Naomh Columba before their game against Dungloe.
Dungloe got off to a good start with points from frees from Daniel Ward and Oisin Bonner.
Aaron Doherty got 1-1 to get the hosts up and running and Paul O’Hare scored from close range before Dylan Sweeney and Christopher Byrne traded points.
Dungloe equalised through a goal by Daire Gallagher from a rebound after Padraig Byrne had initially saved.
Christopher Byrne got a goal after good work from Aaron Doherty and Pauric Ward.
Just before half time Aaron Doherty had a penalty saved by Danny Rodgers and he also saved the rebound. Half-time; Naomh Columba 2-3 Dungloe 1-5
Second half got underway with an Aaron Doherty free.
The home side will rue a lot of wides and missed opportunities as Dungloe just didn’t go away.
Ryan Gillespie put Naomh Columba two up going into the closing stages then the drama unfolded.
A penalty was awarded and Oisin Bonner scored to put Dungloe one up and the same player got the closing point as Dungloe went home with the win.
Naomh Columba: Padraig Byrne; Kieran McBrearty, Barry Carr, Phillip McNern; David O’Donnell, Phillip Doherty, Pauric Ward; Christopher Byrne (1-1), Kevin McNern; Ryan McNern, Aaron Doherty( 1-3, 1f), Eric Carr; Ryan Gillespie (0-2), Lanty Molloy, Paul O Hare (0-1). Sub: Fionn Gallagher for K.McBrearty, Ronan Gillespie for R.McNern
Dungloe: Danny Rodgers; Jack Scally, Mathew Ward, Rory McLaughlin; Jason McBride. Conor O’Donnell, Christy Greene; Darren Curran, Luke Neely; Dylan Sweeney(0-1), Oisin Bonner (1-3, 1pen, 2f), Barry Curran; Shaun McGee (0-1), Daniel Ward (0-3f), Daire Gallagher (1-1). Subs: Caolan Ward, David McCarron.
Referee: Val Murray (Aodh Ruadh)