Match got off to a late start due to an earlier Japanese ambush. Letterkenny didn’t let this dampen their spirits. The game was played on a wet and heavy pitch. Tiernan Mc Fadden scored Letterkenny’s first try on the 7th minute. David Henry converted.Inishowen then applied the pressure in the Letterkenny half for the next 15 minutes. Letterkenny soaked up the pressure keeping Inishowen scoreless during this period and managed to get the upper hand on the game. Letterkenny went on the attack and Ewan Douglas, with a great burst of speed’ accelerated over the line for our second try. Again converted by David Henry. Within minutes of the restart David went on a run from just inside the Inishowen half and took the ball all the way for try number 3 that he duly converted. Letterkenny went in 21 to the good at half time.
Five minutes into the 2nd half David Ille took the ball within 7 metres of the Inishowen try line. With David’s strength and pace over a short distance there was only going to be one result. Try number 4. (The first of the day for a forward) Inishowen applied the pressure as in the first half but Letterkenny were always up for the challenge. David Ille did what he does best and scored another try. We failed to convert. Within five minutes Tiernan Mc Fadden was on one of his trademark runs for try number 6. Tiernan’s second of the day. Letterkenny’s next try was the result of a great team effort. Cillian Boyle took the ball in the middle of the pitch and gave a perfect pass to Ewan Douglas who continued to run at pace at Inishowen. Ewan off loaded, with perfect timing, to Finn Duffy who took the ball for try number 7. This was converted by Conal Boyle. Final Score Letterkenny 45 Inishowen 0.