Coleraine surprise Magherafelt to reach Derry SFC quarter-finals

October 11, 2021

Coleraine's Colm McGoldrick with Emmet Caulfield of Scotstown during the Ulster club SFC semi-final in Omagh

2019 champions Magherafelt crashed out of the Derry SFC following a 1-15 to 2-14 extra-time defeat to Eoghan Rua, Coleraine in Ballinascreen yesterday.

Two late points from Ruairi Mooney and substitute Gavin McWilliams forced extra-time for Coleraine who went on to win an absorbing contest thanks to a Dara Mooney goal in the second period. It finished 1-11 apiece at the end of normal time with Colm McGoldrick (Coleraine) and Emmet McGuckin (Magherafelt) raising the green flags. 

Eoghan Rua will now face reigning champions Slaughtneil in next weekend's quarter-final. The other quarter-final ties are Swatragh v Glen, Lavey v Ballinderry and Newbridge / Bellaghy v Loup.

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