Donegal drivers crash at Galway International Rally

Declan Gallagher and Ryan Moore push hard before their big off on the Galway International rally. Photo Brian McDaid
Declan Gallagher and Ryan Moore push hard before their big off on the Galway International rally. Photo Brian McDaid/Cristeph Studio

It was a bad day at the Galway International Rally for two high profile Donegal drivers.

Declan Boyle and Brian Boyle crashed during Stage 5 while Declan Gallagher and Ryan Moore crashed out at Stage 6, but no serious injuries were reported.

Garry Jennings and navigator Rory Kennedy are now the overnight leaders with six stages due to be raced on Sunday.

The top three shows, in first, Gary Jennings and Rory Kennedy; second were Keith Cronin and Mikey Galvin; and third were Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble.

In the National category, first was Eugene Meegan and Sarah Whelan, while the team of Wesley Patterson and Johnny Baird, from Letterkenny, came second.

Gerry Murphy watched the action for Highland Radio Sport and described the events as absolute carnage…