Letterkenny Rovers Donegal League 2023/24 side
Week 38 2023

FAI Junior Cup - Letterkenny Rovers 2 - 1 Carndonagh

24th September 2023

Goalscorers: Zach Gorman, Aidy Delap


Great or see 9 of the starting 11 all players that have come up through the club.

Letterkenny Rovers took a little bit to settle, but from about 10 mins onwards were in control and causing the majority of the threats from attacks and set pieces.

12 min ball fell nicely edge of 18 for Conor Tourish but just couldn’t get a clean strike on it.


14 min great diagonal ball from Conor Tourish to the right side of 18yd box ends up finding Zach Gorman who breaks through and strikes it across the goal going wide.


Then a free kick from Joel Gorman nicely curled in behind to the left of the goals but just too far for Conor Tourish who came running through to get a head in it.


22 min Carndonagh got the break against the run of play with a counter attack from deep in their half having big numbers quickly progress forward pressuring the Rovers defense.

The shot from Carndonaghs Cade Cooke took a deflection ending in the goal.


27 min a good combination with Letterkenny Rovers Nathan Plumb and Gareth Doherty just couldn’t be directed to goal by Nathan on the final touch.


32 min Nathan plumb delivered a great ball from the left wing to the back post, Zach Gorman got a head to it but just couldn’t  direct to goal.


Carndonagh came close again on 43 mins with a fine strike by Will Quinn from 25 yards out driven hard and low to the left corner. Rovers shotstopper Blake Forkan was at full stretch and got just enough on it to touch the ball off the post and prevent another goal.


On 45 min Rovers got a break and penalty awarded for a foul on Conor Tourish just inside the box.

Zach Gorman stepped up and took the penalty scoring and leveling the game at half time 1-1.


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Week 36 2023

Letterkenny Rovers 7 - 0 Bonagee Utd.

Letterkenny Rovers made it two wins from two with an emphatic 7-0 victory over their local rivals Bonagee United at Leckview Park with Zach Gorman netting a hat-trick.

The home side were out of the blocks quickly with two goals inside the opening twenty minutes. Lee McMonagle with a neat finish on his debut to score against his former club while Gorman capitalised on a John Roulston error to double their advantage.

Gorman added a third just before half-time after good build up play to put the hosts in a commanding position at the break.

In the second half, Bonagee attempted to find a way back into the game but Aidan McLaughlin had a goal bound effort blocked by Caolan McConnell before Gorman struck an unstoppable free-kick  into the top corner to complete his hat-trick.

Rovers made it 5-0 through Adrian Delap with twenty minutes remaining while further goals from Nathan Plumb and Gareth Doherty wrapped it up for a rampant Rovers who earned the local bragging rights with this win.

Referee - Vincent McLaughlin.

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Week 35 2023

Glenea Utd. 1 - 2 Letterkenny Rovers

Letterkenny Rovers secured a 2-1 victory away to Glenea United. Rovers wasted no time, with Leon Doherty scoring within 3 minutes. Glenea had their moments, but Rovers' keeper, Bryan Da Costa, remained unthreatened. The first half saw near misses from both sides, and it ended 1-1. In the second half, Rovers capitalized on their dominance, with Nathan Plumb heading in a crucial goal at the 63rd minute. Despite Joel Gorman's late red card, Rovers held on for the win. This hard-fought victory will leave Rovers satisfied with their performance.

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