The SFAI Skechers Cup Ulster Regional Finals took place across the area over the weekend, with five games in total being played.

On Friday night Bonagee United welcomed Letterkenny Rovers, and it was the visitors who took home the U15 Dessie Kelly Cup with a 4-0 win.

After a scoreless first half in which both teams contested well, Rovers upped their game and took control thanks to a goal from Sean McVeigh and a hat-trick from Nathan Plumb.

Under the watchful eye of James Bonner and Rory McMorrow, this team have now reached the final 32 of the SFAI Skechers Cup twice in two years.

On Saturday morning it was the turn of the U12s, with Kilmacrennan Celtic travelling the short distance to Illistrin in the Francis Porter Cup.

With just four kilometres separating the two teams, this was a true local derby, and there was little between the two sides.

In the end it was Jack Keys who netted the all-important winner, with the crucial assist coming from Eoghan Scott.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Quigleys Point Swifts were victorious in their U16 Seamus Coleman Cup Final against Carrick Rovers – running out 4-0 winners.

An early goal from Caoleánn McColgan set ‘The Point’ on their way after five minutes, and Ronan McCarron doubled their lead a short time later.

It was 3-0 before the break thanks to Ronan Lafferty, but an improved Carrick Rovers performance in the second half made a real game of it, and the visitors were unlucky not to bag a goal of their own.

In the closing minutes McColgan applied the gloss to the victory when he headed in his second of the day and Quigleys Point Swifts fourth.

Carrick’s U14 side also made it into the SFAI Skechers Ulster Regional Finals where they faced Cappry Rovers in the Sean McCaffrey Cup.

Rovers were looking to make it three titles in a row having lifted SFAI Skechers Ulster Regional cups at U12 and U13 in the past two years, and they did just that, eventually beating Carrick Rovers 2-1 in Cappry Park.

In the last SFAI Skechers Ulster Regional Cup final of the weekend, Cavan Shamrocks overcame Lagan Harps 2-1 in the U13 Colin McCabe Cup.

Harrison Hennessey was the hero for the home side, netting a brace in the first half, while Oisin Harkin scored Lagan's goal.

Meanwhile, Bonnie McKiernan in the Shamrocks goal was one of the standout players on the day, making several key saves late on to ensure her side lifted the cup. 

Depsite the defeat Harps have had a fantastic season, clinching league and cup honours, and they will be a force to be reckoned with next term.

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