Gweedore Celtic 3 – Curragh Athletic 1

29 September 2013
A brace of goals by Fionnan Diver gave the home side a deserved victory. Curragh took the lead on twenty minutes with a ball in from the wing being finished by Ryan Carlin. Gweedore were back on terms on the half hour with Johnny Mc Ginty heading home from a corner.

The second half was a close affair with the defences on top. Ten minutes into the second half Colin Ferry carried the ball down the wing before crossing for Fionnan Diver to hammer home from close range. On seventy minutes Jamie Boyle played him in and Diver again found the target. Diver was unlucky not to claim a hat-trick when he shot over the bar following a flowing attacking move. Best for Gweedore were Diver, Jamie Boyle and Paul Rua McBride. A team performance from Curragh.

Gweedore Celtic Team:
Michael McKelvey, Eamonn Curran, Paul Rua McBride, Joseph Bonner, Kevin Friel, Johnny McGinty, Cathal Campbell, Chris Porter, Jamie Boyle, Colin Ferry, Fionnan Diver
Subs used; John McFadden, Danny McGarvey

Referee: Kevin Logue

Donegal Town 3 – Gweedore Celtic 3

22 September 2013
Donegal Town 3 Gweedore Celtic 3

Donegal Town got life in the Premier Division underway with a 3-3 draw against Gweedore Celtic. Last season’s Division One winners went behind on twenty minutes when a Chris Porter free was deflected home of a Donegal defender. Donegal then grew into the game and got a well deserved equaliser when Declan Brown scored. Gweedore found themselves back in front right on half time when Eamonn Mc Gee scored after some poor Donegal defending. After the restart Donegal got right back in it as a perfectly slid through ball from Paul Gerard Duncan split the Gweedore defence and debutant Hugh Mc Partland dispatched a shot to the corner of the net. Colin Ferry put the Gweedore men back in front with twenty minutes remaining.. Donegal attacked in numbers in search of an equaliser and forced several corners. The equaliser came when Donegal’s talisman JP Byrne rose highest at the back post to head home a Ciaran O’Reilly corner. Best for Donegal Town were Paul Gerard Duncan and Hugh Mc Partland. Solid team performance from Gweedore Celtic.

Gweedore Celtic Team: Michael McKelvey, Eamonn Curran, Brendan Devine, Jamie Boyle, Brendan McGeady, Odhran McNiallais, Damien O’Sullivan, Chris Porter, Eamonn McGee, Colin Ferry.
Subs Used: Cathal Campbell, John McFadden