Letterkenny Rovers Donegal League 2023/24 side
Week 38 2023

Fanad Utd. 0 - 3 Letterkenny Rovers

A good first half seen rovers clock up 3 with large amounts of the play in the Fanad half.

Rover keeper Mark Margey had very little to do.

The goals came on 6 min from Dj McCauley.

25 min a Danny Hall cross for Darragh Morrison was intercepted by Fanad Darren Lynch and directed into the net.

40min Kieran Doherty's cross from the right wing came in high towards the back post. Fanad Keeper got a hand to it but not enough to keep it from ending in the goal.


Second half seen Fanad create some more chances, 7 mins in Fanad corner was well delivered to the back post and headed back into the box, eventually cleared after 2 attempts to score


89 min was Fanads best chase seen a great through ball from number 7 putting their striker through in a one on one with keeper Mark Margey who did well to keep the sheet clean..


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Week 37 2023

Letterkenny Rovers 8 - 0 Drumkeen United

Saturday 16th September 2023

The first half was dominated by Rovers with most of the game being played in the Drumkeen half.

Rovers had a number of early chances in the first 5 mins.

The best was from a corner that was glanced wide by Darragh Morrission.

11 min Jordan Nugent stepped inside on the left of the 18yd and drove a strike towards the right of goal to be denied by great save from Drumkeen keeper Evan Higgins.


The breakthrough came on the 13th min from a long throw into the box for Mohammed Touchami to tap in.


The second goal came on 18th min when Jordan Nugent was driven across the left of the 18yd box and was unable to get the shot off, the ball eventually made its way across to the right and Mohammed was on hand to get a shot on the turn finding its way into the bottom right of the goal.


Danny Hall came close on 31mins when he weaved through a number of players getting a fine strike only to be denied by the cross bar


The third goal came from a corner on the 34th min. Delivered by Gareth Temple finding Mohammed free at the back of the 6 yd where he headed it home for his hat-trick.


On 38 min following patient build up play that eventually ended with a cross from the left wing by Gareth Temple delivered into the box and well headed into goal by Darragh Morrison.


Just on half time Rovers got their 5th from a free just outside the Drumkeen 6yd box for handling a back pass. Darragh set the ball up for Jordan Nugent to drive through the defense into the goal.

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Week 36 2023

Bonagee Utd. 1 - 5 Letterkenny Rovers

Saturday 9th September 2023, Dry Arch. 1pm

In a match that was clearly dominated by Letterkenny Rovers against a youthful Bonagee side, the final scoreline stood at an emphatic 5-1 victory for Rovers.


The action kicked off just 40 seconds into the game when a crucial interception in the middle of the pitch led to Gareth Temple delivering a sublime pass forward to Danny Hall, who wasted no time in slotting the ball into the net, giving Rovers an early lead.


Rovers had a chance to further the lead 4 minutes in, when a well-executed through ball found its way to Darragh Morrison, but he couldn't capitalize and hit it straight at the keeper.

Rovers continued to assert their dominance, and in the 13th minute, they were awarded a penalty for a handball incident. Darragh Morrison stepped up to take the penalty and made no mistake, extending Rovers' lead.


Danny Hall nearly added to Rovers' tally with a sensational strike from 30 yards out in the 22nd minute, but it was unlucky as it hit the crossbar.

Darragh Morrison, on the other hand, was clinical and added his second goal in the 34th minute, receiving the ball on the left and placing it past the goalkeeper.


Just before halftime, Rovers added insult to injury when Mohammed Touchami rose highest to meet a free-kick delivery into the box, heading it into the net, making it 4-0.

Bonagee had a limited impact on the first half, with their only notable attempt coming from Reuben Doherty's shot, which found the side net.

At halftime, the scoreline read 4-0 in favor of Letterkenny Rovers.


The second half began with more Rovers dominance, as Joel Gorman capitalized on an opportunity for chip the keeper from the center kick spot, leaving the Bonagee keeper with little chance as he found the back of the net.

In the 81st minute, Bonagee was awarded a penalty, and Reuben Doherty successfully converted it, giving the home team a consolation goal.


However, it was Rovers who continued to dictate the play throughout the match, ultimately securing a comfortable 5-1 victory.

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