TDA Division 1 League Champions 🏆

Published on 14 April 2024 at 20:00

Letterkenny Rovers Clinch League Title with Victory Over Donegal Town

In a thrilling encounter at Leckview, Letterkenny Rovers secured the league title with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Donegal Town. Despite an evenly matched first half, Rovers showcased their dominance in the second half, scoring the necessary goals to seal their triumph.


The game began with both sides struggling to gain control, resulting in scrappy play from both teams. Donegal Town threatened early on, with Ronan McHugh's effort from a throw-in causing some nervous moments in the Rovers' defense. However, Blake Forkan stood tall to deny the visitors.


Donegal Town took the lead in the 9th minute through a stunning free-kick from Oisin Gorrell, but Rovers responded swiftly, with Caolan McConnell leveling the score just a minute later, courtesy of a Gareth Doherty cross.


The first half continued with both teams creating chances but failing to capitalise.

Letterkenny Rover starting 11 against Donegal Town on the 14th April 2024, in a game which Rovers won 3-1 and claimed the TDA Division 1 League title.


As the second half unfolded, Rovers began to assert their dominance but had to weather a stormy spell as Donegal applied pressure.


In the 68th minute, Lee McMonagle put Rovers ahead with a composed finish, sparking jubilant celebrations among the home supporters. Just five minutes later, Joel Gorman extended their lead with a superbly drilled free-kick from the edge of the box.


Despite several further chances from Donegal Town, Rovers held firm to secure the victory and the league title.


The final whistle confirmed Letterkenny Rovers as deserving champions, capping off a remarkable season with a well-deserved victory and 2 games in hand.


Final score Letterkenny Rovers 3 Donegal Town 1


Chris Malseed, Letterkenny Rovers captain receiving the Donegal League TDA Division 1 Trophy

Chris Malseed, Letterkenny Rovers captain receiving the Trophy

Letterkenny Rovers celebrate winning the TDA Division1 League title

Letterkenny Rovers celebrate winning the TDA Division1 League title

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