Ulster Senior League
USL League Cup – Group A
Swilly Rovers 2-5 Derry City Reserves
Jack Malone, Dylan Devine (3), Calum Boyle
A youthful Derry City Reserves outfit defeated Swilly Rovers 5-2 in the USL League Cup this afternoon.
Derry were three up at half time with goals from Jack Malone, Dylan Devine and Calum Boyle before the hosts reduced the deficit to 3-2. Devine (pictured) went on to complete his hat-trick scoring twice in the second half to secure the win for the Candy Stripes.
Following Derry’s 4-2 win over Fanad United last weekend, a draw in two weeks time against Cockhill Celtic will ensure City top the group.
Derry City Reserves: Daniel Houghton; Jack McLaughlin, Rhys McDermott, Ethan Harkin, Calum Boyle; Paul Doherty, Jack Malone, Caolan McLaughlin, Kian McGarvey; Dylan Devine, Aaron McGurk.
Subs: Mikey Sweeney, Jack Parke, Adam Taggart, Ronan Boyce.
Seven clubs will compete in the league playing each other 3 times making it an 18 game league.
Confirmed clubs are Bonagee Utd, Cockhill Celtic, Fanad Utd, Derry City Res, Swilly Rovers. Letterkenny Rovers, and Drumkeen Utd.
A winter break will be implemented from mid December to mid January.
Derry City Reserves have been drawn against Cootehill Harps Afc from the Cavan/Monaghan League in the Semi-Final of the Knockalla Cup. Tie to be played on Sunday 12th April.
UFA Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup Semi-Final Draw.
Derry City Res v Cootehill Harps Afc on Sun 12th April KO @ 2.00pm.
Cockhill Celtic v Letterkenny Rovers.