Bonagee United 1 - 2 Letterkenny Rovers

Thursday, 2nd May


Bonagee United 1 - 2 Letterkenny Rovers

Goalscorers: Lee Mc Monagle(pen), Tim Callaghan



Tim Callaghan secures the win with a header in Extra time against Bonagee United in the Brian McCormick Cup Area Semi Final

In a thrilling encounter in the Brian McCormick Cup, Letterkenny Rovers clinched a hard-fought victory over Bonagee United, with a final score of 2-1 after extra time. The game kicked off with both teams showcasing their attacking prowess. Dean Larkin of Bonagee United tested the waters early with a long-range effort, brilliantly saved by Mark Anthony in the Letterkenny Rovers goal. However, it was Bonagee who drew first blood, as Michael Funston set up Ricky Guntrip to find the net just before halftime.

The second half saw both sides pressing for goals, with near misses and close calls keeping the intensity high. Letterkenny Rovers found their equalizer from the penalty spot, expertly converted by Lee McMonagle. The momentum swung back and forth as both teams searched for a winner in regular time, but it was in extra time that Letterkenny Rovers sealed the deal. Tim Callaghan rose highest to meet Rory Gallagher's corner, heading home the decisive goal from close range.

Letterkenny Rovers emerged victorious, advancing in the Brian McCormick Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bonagee United.