HL3A: Donegal book final ticket
24 March 2013
Donegal booked their place in the NHL Division 3A final with a comfortable victory over Louth in Letterkenny.
First half goals from Ronan McDermott (2) and Steven Boyle set the tone for the victory.
The game was effectively over as a contest at half-time when the hosts led by 3-7 to 0-3.
Donegal - P Burns; M McGrath, G Browne, B Harrigan; C McDermott, J Boyle, J Donnelly; P Sheridan (0-1), D Cullen (0-2); E McDermott (0-1), S McVeigh (0-1), L Henderson (0-6); S Boyle (1-0), P Hannigan (0-1), R McDermott (2-0). Subs: C Matthewson (0-1) for Hannigan, S Gallen for C McDermott, M McGee for E McDermott.
Louth - J Carter; D Rafferty, W Morrissey, D McArdle; D McKiernan, S Callan, D Murphy (0-2); N Stanley (0-2), G Rellis; A Mackin, D Hanrahan, D Dunne; D Mahony (0-1), G Smith (0-1), D Kettle. Subs: D Horan (0-3) for Kettle, B Corcoran (0-1) for Hanrahan, M Wallace for Smith, P Egan for Mackin, S Maguire for Mahony.
Referee - L McAuley.