Big two set for league final

By Michael McMullan

ST Eunan’s and Naomh Conaill will meet in this season’s unscheduled league final after topping the pile in Division One.

Rory Kavanagh’s unbeaten Letterkenny side finished in second place with their unplayed clash with Malin having no consequence.

Both teams will be firmly in the mix to get their hands on the Dr Maguire Cup when the championship gets underway and played out a draw (1-9 to 0-12) in their league game earlier this month, with Brendan McDyre’s (pictured) late score levelling matters.

At the bottom of the table, Killybegs and Cloughaneely have been relegated to Division Two.

Cloughaneely were comfortable winners when the sides met at the weekend, but Glenfin’s shock win over Kilcar – thanks to 1-2 from Luke McGlynn – saw them into the play-off position with Cloughaneely’s victory in vain.

At the top of Division Two, Glenswilly’s 100 per cent record sees them promoted back to the top flight under Pauric Bonner’s watch.

Naomh Columba are two points behind and they’ll join them with their win over third-placed Buncrana guaranteeing them second spot on head-to-head.

Third place will be between Buncrana (on 18 points) and Dungloe (17 points) to clinch a promotion spot against Glenfin. It’s all to play for in this weekend’s concluding round of fixtures.

Dungloe travel to pointless Letterkenny Gaels with Buncrana needing to do what nobody else has been able to do and beat Glenswilly.

Should both teams finish level on points, Dungloe would have the better of Buncrana on head-to-head.

Naomh Brid and Letterkenny Gaels have been relegated to Division Three.

They’ll be replaced by St Naul’s and Na Rossa who are promoted in the other direction.

Third placed Muff will face a promotion play-off with whoever finishes third from bottom of Division Two – Red Hughs or Burt, with the latter facing already relegated Naomh Bríd this weekend. Red Hughs travel to Fanad Gaels..

Whoever takes the Donegal senior job will be encouraged to see Peadar Mogan back in action. He kicked two points as St Naul’s edged Na Rossa in the league decider.

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