Pre-Season Friendly: Leinster V Bath – The Irish Examiner – August 27 2016

Lacklustre Leinster get drubbing in final warm-up game

Leinster 19 Bath 39: Semesa Rokoduguni, Harry Davies and George Ford helped themselves to second-half tries at Donnybrook last night, as Leinster’s pre-season campaign ended with a 20-point defeat against Bath.

In their final warm-up game ahead of next Friday’s Guinness Pro12 opener against Treviso, Leinster were facing into an early 13-point deficit, courtesy of eight points from the boot of Rhys Priestland and a 5th-minute try by lock Dave Attwood.

The Blues finally opened their account on 16 minutes with a well-worked five-pointer from Adam Byrne, and this was swiftly followed by a converted Ross Molony try from the subsequent attack.

However, it was Bath who had the final say in the opening period, with Jeff Williams diving over in the right-corner to help the visitors to establish a 20-12 interval cushion.

In a similar vein to their two previous encounters, Leinster made wholesale changes for the start of the second-half, but just past the hour mark, they found themselves falling further behind.

An audacious off-load by Bath replacement Dave Sisi left winger Rokoduguni with the simple task of touching down on the right-wing. This left Leinster with a mountain to climb in the final-quarter, and even though superb approach work by Rory O’Loughlin resulted in a 72nd-minute try for Barry Daly, Bath sealed their win with subsequent breakaway five-pointers from Davies and Ford.

Scorers for Leinster:

A Byrne, R Molony, B Daly try each, J Carbery, R Byrne con each.

Scorers for Bath:

D Attwood, J Williams, S Rokoduguni, H Davies try each, R Priestland 2 pens, 2 cons, G Ford try, 2 cons.

LEINSTER:

R Kearney; G Ringrose, R O’Loughlin, N Reid, A Byrne; J Carbery, J Gibson-Park; C Healy, J Tracy, M Bent; R Molony, M McCarthy; J Murphy, D Leavy, P Timmins.

Replacements:

B Byrne, A Porter, J Loughman, H Triggs, D Ryan, N McCarthy, C Marsh, Z Kirchner, S McNulty, P Dooley, I Nagle, J van der Flier, C Rock, R Byrne, T Daly, B Daly.

BATH:

A Watson; J Williams, M Clark, D Bowden, S Rokoduguni; R Priestland, K Fotuali’i; N Auterac, R Batty, H Thomas; D Attwood, L Charteris; M Garvey, D Denton, T Faletau.

Replacements:

T Dunn, N Catt, K Palma-Newport, C Ewels, T Ellis, D Sisi, W Homer, G Ford, R Jennings, H Davies. George Ford

Referee:

F Murphy (IRFU).

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Pre-Season Friendly: Leinster V Bath – Irishrugby.ie – August 26 2016

Leinster Lose To Bath In Lively Contest

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Friday, August 26

LEINSTER 19 BATH 39, Donnybrook

Scorers: Leinster: Tries: Adam Byrne, Ross Molony, Barry Daly; Cons: Joey Carbery, Ross Byrne
Bath: Tries: Dave Attwood, Jeff Williams, Semesa Rokoduguni, Harry Davies, George Ford; Cons: Rhys Priestland 2, George Ford 2; Pens: Rhys Priestland 2

Ahead of next Friday’s GUINNESS PRO12 opener against Benetton Treviso at the RDS, Leinster welcomed back some familiar faces to their starting line-up for the visit of the Aviva Premiership outfit to south Dublin.

Rob Kearney made his first appearance since last May’s league decider with Connacht, alongside Adam Byrne and Garry Ringrose in the back-three, while Cian Healy and Mike McCarthy both returned to the starting pack.

Summer recruit Jamison Gibson Park partnered Joey Carbery at half-back, and in an eight that blended youth and experience, lock Ross Molony assumed the role of captain for the night.

Leinster donned their brand new alternative yellow strip for this match, but it was Bath who broke the deadlock courtesy of a routine 30-metre penalty by Rhys Priestland.

This was not the kind of start that the hosts were hoping for in front of a crowd of 3,982, and they fell further behind just three minutes later – an incisive move on the left flank led to a try from second row Dave Attwood.

Bath, who faced Leinster in last season’s Champions Cup pool stages, attacked with great intent during the early exchanges, and a successful conversion by Priestland ensured they held an early 10-point advantage.

Indeed, the visitors put even greater daylight between the teams when Priestland added a second penalty on 13 minutes. Leinster found it difficult to settle into their usual rhythm of play, but they eventually opened their account just three minutes later.

From Leinster’s first significant attack of this lively contest, Rob Kearney’s precise pass provided Adam Byrne with the opportunity to dive over the whitewash from close range. Carbery was off target from a tricky touchline conversion, but he had another shot at the posts towards the end of the first quarter.

After Leinster had transferred the play from the right wing to a more central area, Molony claimed his side’s second try by crashing over underneath the posts – and Carbery was on hand to add the bonuses to this well-worked five-pointer.

Leo Cullen’s charges were now playing with a greater degree of confidence, but after weathering considerable storm by the home side, Bath hit back with their second try of the opening half.

Jeff Williams was in the right place to touch down towards the right corner, and another exceptional conversion by Priestland helped Todd Blackadder’s men to establish a 20-12 lead at the interval.

An extended spell of pressure inside the Bath 22 just before the half-time whistle almost yielded another try for Leinster, but with a total of eight changes during the break, they were hoping to eat into the Bath lead on the restart.

It did take both teams a while settle in the second half, but as the third quarter progressed, it was Leinster who appeared to be the most threatening.

They could not quite break down the well-drilled Bath defence, however, and following much persistence inside the Leinster 22 by the Englishmen, an audacious offload from replacement Rory Jennings left winger Semesa Rokoduguni with the simple task of crossing over on the right flank.

England out-half George Ford, who had taken over the kicking duties from Priestland, watched his conversion effort from wide out hit the woodwork, but with just 15 minutes remaining, Leinster now faced into a 13-point deficit.

Following some excellent approach work by Rory O’Loughlin, replacement Barry Daly did claim a 72nd minute try. Ross Byrne stepped forward to convert this effort, but Bath effectively sealed their triumph with a breakaway try from Academy star Harry Davies five minutes from time.

The introduction of Sean McNulty in the latter stages meant that Leinster used 31 players in total on the night, yet it Bath who had the final say as Ford broke through for a well-taken seven-pointer right at the death.

LEINSTER: Rob Kearney (Barry Daly, half-time); Adam Byrne (Cathal Marsh, 73), Rory O’Loughlin (Zane Kirchner, half-time), Noel Reid (Tom Daly, 50), Garry Ringrose (Rory O’Loughlin, 50; Sean McNulty, 76); Joey Carbery (Cathal Marsh, half-time; Ross Byrne, 66), Jamison Gibson Park (Nick McCarthy, half-time; Charlie Rock, 66); Cian Healy (Peter Dooley, half-time; Andrew Porter, 61), James Tracy (Bryan Byrne, half-time), Michael Bent (Jeremy Loughman, 46), Ross Molony (capt) (Ian Nagle, half-time; Josh Murphy, 61), Mike McCarthy (Hayden Triggs, 46), Josh Murphy (Dominic Ryan, half-time), Dan Leavy (Peadar Timmins, 61), Peadar Timmins (Josh van der Flier, half-time).

BATH: Anthony Watson; Jeff Williams, Max Clark, Dan Bowden, Semesa Rokoduguni; Rhys Priestland, Kahn Fotuali’i; Nick Auterac, Ross Batty, Henry Thomas, Luke Charteris, Dave Attwood, Matt Garvey (capt), David Denton, Taulupe Faletau.

Replacements: Tom Dunn, Nathan Catt, Kane Palma-Newport, Charlie Ewels, Tom Ellis, David Sisi, Will Homer, George Ford, Rory Jennings, Harry Davies.

Referee: George Ford (IRFU)

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New Ireland Assurance Junior F Club Championship Final: Ballyboughal V Garristown – Dublinladiesgaelic.ie – August 25 2016

BALLYBOUGHAL CLAIM JUNIOR F CROWN

NEW IRELAND ASSURANCE JUNIOR F CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

 

BALLYBOUGHAL 3-11 GARRISTOWN 1-10

 

By Daire Walsh

 

The attacking triumvirate of Katelynn O’Brien, Ciara McConnell and Louise Fagan were in devastating form at Lawless Park on Wednesday evening, as Ballyboughal held off the spirited challenge of Garristown to secure the New Ireland Assurance Junior F Club Championship crown.

 

After a difficult start to this encounter (which was preceded by a Junior G showpiece between St Monica’s and St Brendan’s), Garristown forced their way back into contention, with Dublin underage star Amy O’Brien proving to be an influential figure in their attack.

 

However, Ballyboughal had developed a strong platform during the opening period, and they eventually secured top honours with seven points to spare. Coming into this fixture, both sides were fully aware of how important the first-quarter of the play would be.

 

As it transpired, it was Ballyboughal who hit the ground running during the early exchanges, and with just three minutes gone on the clock, they recorded the first goal of the contest. At the end of a prolonged move close to the Garristown goal, Sally Farrell fired home from close-range, and this was quickly supplemented by a point from inside forward Ciara McConnell.

 

This helped to boost the confidence levels of Ballyboughal, and after racing through the heart of the Garristown defence on six minutes, the pacy Katelynn O’Brien secured another three-pointer by finding the top left-hand corner of Irene O’Brien’s goal.

 

Subsequent points by McConnell and Louise Fagan increased Ballyboughal’ s lead to all of nine points, before Garristown finally opened their account after 13 minutes with a fine score by Amy O’Brien.

 

They were aiming to build momentum following this point, but instead it was Ballyboughal who responded with five points in as many minutes. The accurate McConnell contributed three successful frees in this juncture, and there was also a point apiece from Fagan and midfielder Aoife Hennessy.

 

It was beginning to look quite ominous for Garristown – who included Laura Rock and Shannon Rock (daughters of Barney and sisters of Dean Rock) – in their starting line-up – at this stage, but they did develop a purple patch in the closing moments of the half.

 

Aided by the industrious Sinead O’Brien, Amy O’Brien kicked two points in quick succession, while Laura McManus and Siobhan Rutledge were also on target for the Chapel Lane outfit. They also ended the half with a numerical advantage owing to the sin-binning of Ballyboughal defender Kate Downey, but they were still facing into a sizeable nine-point deficit (2-8 to 0-5) when the action resumed.

 

Ballyboughal’s final score of the first-half had arrived in the 19th minute, but they re-established their foothold on the game with another Fagan point in the early stages of the second period. Yet, the absence of Downey certainly hampered them for much of the third-quarter, and Garristown did manage to work their way back to within touching distance of their north side rivals.

 

Amy O’Brien converted a 35th-minute free, and Rutledge was in the right place from the resulting attack to shoot past Ballyboughal custodian Sharon O’Brien McGuirk. This major was eventually supplemented by another Amy O’Brien single, and suddenly (with just 14 minutes of normal time to play) Garristown were only five points in arrears.

 

Despite troubling Garristown with some high deliveries into the square, Ballyboughal were finding it difficult to add to their tally at times, but they produced one of the key scores of the tie in the 47th minute.

 

The speed of Katelynn O’Brien kept the Garristown defence on the back-foot for large spells, and she finished off another incisive move for her second goal of the night. Garristown were now once again in a position where they had to chase the game, and although Amy O’Brien once more raised a white flag, a successful free by McConnell on the stroke of 50 minutes left Ballyboughal in a seemingly insurmountable position heading into the final stages.

 

Another Amy O’Brien free did keep them on their toes, though, and they once again found themselves playing with 14 players, as Downey was dismissed for a second yellow card offence five minutes from time.

 

This offered a glimmer of hope to Garristown, but despite cancelling out another Fagan point with a similar effort by the marauding Helen White, it was Ballyboughal who emerged victorious in comprehensive fashion.

 

Scorers – Ballyboughal: Katelynn O’Brien 2-0, Ciara McConnell 0-6 (5f), Louise Fagan 0-4, Sally Farrell 1-0, Aoife Hennessy 0-1. Garristown: Amy O’Brien 0-7 (3f), Siobhan Rutledge 1-1, Helen White, Laura McManus 0-1 each.

 

BALLYBOUGHAL: Sharon O’Brien McGuirk; Sinead O’Keefe, Katie Flynn, Susie O’Brien; Louise Wogan, Kate Downey, Kate Fagan; Aoife Hennessy, Aoibhne Counihan; Carla Fay, Sally Farrell, Niamh Counihan; Ciara McConnell, Louise Fagan, Katelynn O’Brien.

 

SUBS: Rachael Teefy for Wogan (38), Wogan for Fay (50), Megan Gannon for N Counihan (57).

 

GARRISTOWN: Irene O’Brien; Ciara Murray, Niamh Sweetman, Aisling Murray; Anna McArdle, Helen White, Anne Tormey; Laura Rock, Laura McManus; Shannon Rock, Siobhan Rutledge, Edel Quinn; Jenny Dowling, Sinead O’Brien, Amy O’Brien.

 

SUBS: Aoife Connell for S O’Brien (49), Sarah Gormley for McArdle (59), Chloe Mason for Sweetman (61).

Referee: Reg Harbron (St Anne’s)

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New Ireland Assurance Junior G Club Championship Final: St Monica’s V St Brendan’s – Dublinladiesgaelic.ie – August 25 2016

ST MONICA’S CAPTURE TITLE FOLLOWING A DRAMATIC COMEBACK

NEW IRELAND ASSURANCE JUNIOR G CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

 

ST MONICA’S 2-8 ST BRENDAN’S 1-6

 

By Daire Walsh

 

Late goals from Aoife Dillon and Jemma Lynch proved decisive at Lawless Park on Wednesday evening, when St Monica’s claimed the New Ireland Assurance Junior G Club Championship title in dramatic fashion against St Brendan’s.

 

The determined Brendan’s appeared to be in pole position to secure the silverware on offer when they led by four points (1-6 to 0-5) with just seven minutes of normal time remaining, but a late scoring blitz ensured that the championship crown would be heading to Edenmore.

 

Led on the day by centre-forward Jessie Lynch, Monica’s opened the scoring with a well-worked point from play courtesy of Aoife Dillon. However, despite falling behind from the first attack of the contest, Brendan’s quickly settled into the proceedings.

 

Wing-forward Miriam Howlin was extremely unfortunate to see her goal-bound effort in the third-minute rebounding off the Monica’s upright, but midfielder Shauna Fitzpatrick was ultimately on hand to split the posts.

 

There was little to separate the two teams in the early stages of the play, and even though the energetic Louise Whelan raced through for another Monica’s point, it was quickly cancelled out by a simple contribution from Brendan’s full-forward Julie Fox.

 

Both defences were starting to get on top as the half progressed, but just before the first-quarter, Monica’s were presented with a golden opportunity to create daylight in this showpiece encounter. At the end of a powerful run towards the Brendan’s goal, Monica’s inside forward Megan Colman was brought down inside the area by corner-back Aoife McHugh.

 

Dillon stepped forward for the resulting penalty, only for opposition netminder Karen O’Connell to deny her with an excellent low save. This lifted the spirits of the Brendan’s faithful, and with 18 minutes gone on the clock, the Grangegorman outfit moved into the lead for the very first time – as Fitzpatrick claimed her second point of the tie.

 

Monica’s had been wasteful at times in the opening period, although the influential Dillon eventually levelled matters on 22 minutes. Brendan’s were certainly growing in confidence edging towards the interval, however, and an incisive attack with six minutes remaining in the half was coolly slotted to the bottom left-hand corner of the Monica’s net by the elusive Fox.

 

This was a set-back for Monica’s – who had been performing well up to this point in the action – and even though Dillon added an outstanding point from long-distance in the 29th-minute, Brendan’s nevertheless brought a slender 1-3 to 0-4 advantage in the second-half.

This was not an insurmountable deficit for Monica’s to be facing into, though, and Dillon had a three-point opportunity turned away by O’Connell less than 60 seconds after the restart. A goal here would have galvanised their challenge, but following an excellent point by defender Robyn Whelan, they reduced their deficit to the bare minimum.

 

Yet, Brendan’s didn’t display any signs of panic, and owing to hard-earned scores by the inside duo of Fox and Helen Lenihan, they were three points to the good heading into the final-quarter.

 

Monica’s continued to create a number of chances as the half developed, but with the Brendan’s rearguard placing them under intense pressure, they were struggling to eat into their opponents’ cushion.

 

Indeed, another point by the influential Fox offered Brendan’s some much-needed breathing space, before Megan Colman registered Monica’s first score in all of 18 minutes to put just a goal between the sides.

 

Monica’s had introduced a number of fresh faces during the second period, and Lisa Pidgeon in particular made a significant impact. Her intelligent pass across the Brendan’s presented Dillon with a clear-cut opening, and she fired home in clinical style to restore parity to the game.

 

With their tails now up, Monica’s almost immediately moved back into the ascendancy with an exceptional point from play by Dillon on 59 minutes, and after winning a throw-in on the 21-metre-line, Jemma Lynch fired low through the fingertips of O’Connell for her side’s second goal in just three minutes.

 

This score had, incredibly, placed the tie beyond the reach of Brendan’s, and a stoppage-time point by Lisa Breheny proved to be the icing on the cake for the jubilant St Monica’s.

 

St Monica’s: Aoife Dillon 1-4 (0-1f), Jemma Lynch 1-0, Robyn Whelan, Lisa Breheny, Louise Whelan, Megan Colman.

St Brendan’s: Julia Fox 1-3, Shauna Fitzpatrick 0-2, Helen Lenihan 0-1.

 

ST MONICA’S: Kelly Fitzpatrick; Ciara Kelly, Aislinn Somers, Robyn Whelan; Eve McDarby, Amy O’Driscoll, Naomi Leonard; Sorcha O’Kelly, Lisa Breheny; Louise Whelan, Jessie Lynch, Jemma Lynch, Aoife Dillon, Suzanne Farrelly, Megan Colman.

 

SUBS: Denise Manning for C Kelly (39), Lisa Pidgeon for Lynch (41), Leanne Kelly for Farrelly (49), Kayleigh Tully Knott for O’Driscoll (53).

 

ST BRENDAN’S: Karen O’Connell; Andrea Curley, Anne Marie Riney, Aoife McHugh, Helen Macklin, Clare Owens, Eimear McKenna, Ines Rubio Alacla-Galiano, Shauna Fitzpatrick, Sarah Doherty, Erin Fadian, Miriam Howlin, Helen Lenihan, Julie Fox, Kate Reddan

 

SUBS: Sara Hosford for Macklin, Kara Brady for Lenihan (both 44).

 

Referee: Gary Boyce (Trinity Gaels).

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Rugby Column Number 55: The Kildare Nationalist – August 23 2016

Pre-season continues to gather pace for Leinster

By Daire Walsh

LEINSTER continued their pre-season preparations at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday afternoon, when they survived a final-quarter surge by Gloucester to claim a hard-earned 26-24 triumph.

This victory followed a similarly encouraging success over Ulster in Navan seven days earlier, and they will also welcome Bath to Donnybrook this Friday evening for the province’s final warm-up game before the start of their 2016/17 Guinness Pro12 campaign.

This encounter once again provided Leinster head coach Leo Cullen with an ideal opportunity to mix youth with experience, and although nine players retained their place in the starting line-up from the Ulster game, there was nevertheless a fresh look to the team that faced the Aviva Premiership outfit. While Jamie Heaslip is yet to return (his recent wedding and status as a front-line international star means that he is unlikely to feature for another couple of weeks at least), Kildare were still strongly represented on the day.

Kill’s Adam Byrne joined Niall Morris and Barry Daly in the back-three for the second week running, with Fergus McFadden appearing from the replacements bench – alongside Athy duo Joey Carbery and Jeremy Loughman.

Gloucester had a number of international performers within their squad for this game, and with former Irish out-half David Humphreys currently in charge of the Kingsholm Stadium men, they were eager to make a sizeable impression in the south Dublin venue (which recently hosted Dundalk FC’s memorable Champions League qualifier win against BATE Borisov).

Indeed, after withstanding early pressure from the hosts, Gloucester eventually broke the deadlock courtesy of a 12th-minute try from Tongan winger David Halaifonua. Fly-half Billy Burns was off-target from the subsequent conversion, but as the first-quarter progressed, the visitors continued to  cause problems for Leinster.

Yet, the Blues eventually weathered this storm, and following an intelligent kick-through by Morris, Byrne claimed a hard-earned try just shy of the half-hour mark. This score was the catalyst for a barnstorming end to the half, as a brace of converted tries from scrum-half Nick McCarthy helped Leinster to develop a 14-point lead.

However, there was just enough time for Gloucester to end this scoring sequence, and a second try from Halaifonua in first-half stoppage-time ensured that Leinster’s advantage had been reduced to 19-12 in time for the break.

As expected, both sides made wholesale personnel changes for the start of the second period, but Leinster ultimately extended their cushion 14 minutes after the resumption. Carbery – who took over from Cathal Marsh in the half-back division – embarked on an outstanding run on the left-wing, and his neat off-load left Rory O’Loughlin with the simple task of touching down beyond the Gloucester line.

With Carbery adding the bonuses, Leinster were now in a commanding position, and even though Gloucester fought back with tries from English star Ben Morgan and Henry Purdy, the home team held out for a narrow win in the end.

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Pre-Season Rugby Friendly: Leinster V Gloucester – Irishrugby.ie – August 20 2016

Leinster Pick Up Second Pre-Season Victory

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FAI Cup Third Round: Bohemians V Derry City – The Irish Examiner – August 20 2016

Monaghan and Boyle goals ease Derry past Bohemians

Bohemians 0

Derry City 2

FAI Cup

Daire Walsh

Goals from Harry Monaghan and Nathan Boyle were crucial at Dalymount Park last night, when Derry City booked their place in the last-eight of the FAI Cup at the expense of Bohemians.

Candystripes winger Ronan Curtis forced a fine stop from Dean Delany on 17 minutes, before Mark Quigley rattled the crossbar from a pin-point delivery by Gypsies captain Derek Pender.

Keith Long’s charges were certainly taking the game to their Brandywell counterparts, but it was the visitors who broke the deadlock after 39 minutes – when midfielder Monaghan found the Bohs net from close-range.

Momentum was with the five-time Cup winners when the action resumed, and within three minutes of the restart they had doubled their advantage with a superb finish – via the left-hand post – by impressive striker Boyle.

Bohs – who won this competition as recently as 2008 – were now left with a mountain to climb, and although substitute Dan Byrne and Paddy Kavanagh went close for the north Dublin outfit, they ultimately couldn’t break down the disciplined Derry City defence.

BOHEMIANS: Delany; Pender (Hayes, 33 mins), Lopes, Best (D Byrne 45), Fitzgerald; Lopes, Wearen; Kavanagh, Buckley, Kelly (O’Halloran 54); Quigley.

DERRY CITY: G Doherty; McDermott, Vemmelund, Castells (B Doherty 39), Jarvis; McCormack, Monaghan; Shubert (Patterson 64), Ward (McNamee 79), Curtis; Boyle.

Referee: T Connolly (Dublin).

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FAI Cup Third Round: Bohemians V Derry City – The Irish Times – August 20 2016

Bohemians 0 Derry City 2

Goals from Harry Monaghan and Nathan Boyle were crucial at Dalymount Park last night, when Derry City booked their place in the last eight of the FAI Cup – at the expense of Bohemians.

Bohs had made a lively start to the proceedings and, on the stroke of 20 minutes, Mark Quigley rattled the crossbar from a pin-point delivery by skipper Derek Pender.

But it was Kenny Shiels’ Candystripes who broke the deadlock after 39 minutes – when midfielder Monaghan found the net from close-range.

Momentum was with the five-time Cup winners when the action resumed and, within three minutes of the restart, they had doubled their advantage with a superb finish by impressive striker Boyle.

Bohs were now left with a mountain to climb and, although substitute Dan Byrne and Paddy Kavanagh went close for the north Dublin outfit, they ultimately couldn’t break down the disciplined Derry City defence.

BOHEMIANS: Delany; Pender (Hayes, 33 mins), Lopes, Best (D Byrne, 45 mins), Fitzgerald; Lopes, Wearen; Kavanagh, Buckley, Kelly (O’Halloran, 54 mins); Quigley.

DERRY CITY: G Doherty; McDermott, Vemmelund, Castells (B Doherty, 39 mins), Jarvis; McCormack, Monaghan; Shubert (Patterson, 64 mins), Ward (McNamee, 79 mins), Curtis; Boyle.

Referee: T Connolly (Dublin).

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