Advertisement

Donegal dismantle Down in Newry

Ryan McHugh bagged two goals for  Donegal in Newry.

Ryan McHugh bagged two goals for Donegal in Newry.

Down 0-7 Donegal 3-15

Donegal recorded their first away win in Division 1 since 2009, with a facile victory over Down in their NFL opener at Pairc Esler tonight.

Advertisement

Rory Gallagher’s team raced into a 4-1 lead but Down came back into the game and they had an opportunity to go in front when they were awarded a penalty in the 18th minute. However, Donal O’Hare’s spot-kick was brilliantly saved by Peter Boyle.

The visitors finished the half strongly with Michael Murphy in magnificent form from placed balls and they led by six points at the break.

Donegal continued to dominate in the second half and goals from Ryan McHugh and Patrick McBrearty helped them extend their lead out to eleven points by the 43rd minute.

Ryan McHugh grabbed a second goal later in the half as Donegal ran out easy winners.

FOR FULL MATCH REPORT, DON’T MISS MONDAY’S DONEGAL NEWS

  Glenties woman Breezy Kelly is busy preparing for what looks set to be another successful International Bake Bread...

  THE HSE has released a statement warning that there may be delays in appointments and discharges from hospitals...

The eurphoric scenes at the final whistle told us all that we needed to know – Kilcar are the...

Top
Advertisement

Donegal News is published by North West of Ireland Printing & Publishing Company Limited, trading as North-West News Group.
Registered in Northern Ireland, No. R0000576. St. Anne's Court, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland