Naomh Conaill win Donegal Senior Football Championship Final

Co. Final 2Naomh Conaill have won the Raidio na Gaeltachta Donegal Senior Football Championship by defeating St. Eunan's in the final at MacCumhaill Park.

St. Eunan's led 0-7 to 0-6 at half time.

After the break the Letterkenny side appeared to take the upper hand after Eoin McGettigan was sent-off but Naomh Conaill then stepped up their game and having drawn level at 0-8 apiece Dermot Molloy then scored a point to give the Glenties side the lead.

Caolan Ward equalised for St. Eunan's but Naomh Conaill, whose subs made a big impact, then restored a one point lead through Johnny McLoone  to make it 0-10 to 0-9.

Aaron Thompson was in the right place to increase the lead for Naomh Conaill and leave them 0-11 to 0-9 with two minutes left.

Rory Carr reduced the deficit and St. Eunan's pressed hard for an equaliser as they tried to force a replay. Conal Dunne missed a late chance for the O'Donnell Park side.

But Naomh Conaill held on for a memorable win and a third title as they dethroned the champions.

It finished, Naomh Conaill 0-11, St. Eunan's 0-10.

 

Photos - Brian McDaid

Photos - Brian McDaid

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