Donagh Kelly wins the Monaghan Stages Rally

Donagh Kelly/Conor Foley will revert to their Ford Focus WRC for Sunday's Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan Rally, round three of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship. Picture: Martin Walsh.

Donagh Kelly has won the Monaghan Stages Rally in his Ford Focus WRC.

He finished 5.7 seconds ahead of Josh Moffett in a Ford Fiesta.

Roy White was third in a Fiesta, 27.1 seconds behind Moffett while Declan Boyle was fourth, a further 11.8 seconds back.

Sam Moffett finished fifth overall and he was 1 minute 12.2 seconds off Kelly’s time.

Darren Gass was sixth in his Skoda Fabia while Joe McGonigle was seventh in his Mini WRC.

Kevin Eves finished 8th overall and won the Modified section of the Monaghan Stages Rally in his Toyota Corolla.

Second in the Modified section was Michael Carbin, who was 9th overall driving a Mitsubishi Evo 8.

Peadar Hurson rounds off the top 10 overall in his Ford Fiesta.

Moving back to the Modified and third there was Darren McKelvey in an Evo 9 while David Moffett was fourth in his Toyota Starlet.

JF Shovelin finished fifth in the Modified in his Escort Mk2, just 0.4 seconds ahead of Damian Gallagher, also in an Escort Mk2.

Martin Walsh spoke with Rally winner Donagh Kelly and 4th placed Declan Boyle at the finish...

Martin also spoke with Kevin Eves, who won the Modified section in Monaghan...