Saturday 27 May 2017

Donegal picked up their first brace of league points

Donegal 3-12
Monaghan 1-14

Donegal picked up their first brace of league points at the expense of Monaghan in Clones yesterday.

Niall Campbell, Eugene Organ and Ciaran Matthewsen were all on song in an impressive display.

Man of the Match: N Campbell (Donegal)

Scorers -- Donegal: N Campbell 1-5 (1-0 pen, 3f) C Matthewson 1-2 (1f), E Organ 1-1, P Sheridan, S Boyle, E McDermott, S McVeigh 0-1 each. Monaghan: S Lambe 0-7 (6f), M McHugh 1-0 (1f), R Meegan 0-3, E MacSuibhne 0-2, S Leonard, S Roche 0-1 each.

Donegal -- P O'Brien 7; J Boyle 6, C Breathnach 7, A McDermott 6; J Donnelly 6, M McCann 6, P Hannigan 5; P Sheridan 6, S Boyle 6; E McDermott5, N Campbell 8, S McVeigh7; L Henderson 5, E Organ 8, C Matthewson 7. Subs: C Kilgannon 6 for E McDermott.

Monaghan -- M McHugh 7; A Lambe 5, P Murphy 6, P Treanor 5; J McAnespie 5, J McHugh 5, P Dowdall 6; T Hilliard 7, S Roche 7; S Lambe 8, G Boyd 7, E MacSuibhne 7; R Meegan 6, S Leonard 7, M Murphy 5. Subs: D Crowe 6 for J McHugh, F Rafter 5 for M Murphy.

Ref -- R Matthews (Antrim).

Irish Independent

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