Nicky Rackard Cup: Donegal cruise into last four

May 19, 2014

Sean McVeigh celebrates another Donegal goal.
©INPHO/Ryan Byrne.
Donegal 5-14
Louth 1-9

Donegal qualified for the last four of the Nicky Rackard Cup when scoring a comfortable 17-point victory over Louth on Saturday.

First half goals from Danny Cullen and Paddy Hannigan propelled the Ulster outfit into a 2-8 to 1-2 half-time lead.

David Mahony netted the Wee County's goal but Sean McVeigh (2) and Ciaran Matthewson added to Donegal's goal tally in the second half.

Their reward is a semi-final clash with Tyrone.

Donegal - P Burns; M McGrath, J McGee, S Gallen; J Donnelly, J Boyle, C McDermott; P Sheridan, D Cullen (1-2); R McDermott, E McDermott, S McVeigh (2-3); K Campbell (0-1), P Hannigan (1-0), C Matthewson (1-7, 0-4f). Sub: E Organ (0-1).

Louth - R O'Reilly; P McCormack, J Carter, A McCrave; C Kerrigan, R Byrne, C Ryan; J Condon, S Callan; D O'Hanrahan, N Stanley, D Kettle; D Mahony (1-0), D Murphy (0-8, 7f), P Lynch (0-1).

Referee - C Cunning.

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