Derry football season 2009

Derry
2009 season
Chairman Séamus McCloy
Manager Damian Cassidy
National Football League Runners-up
Dr. McKenna Cup Group stage
Ulster Championship Semi-final
All-Ireland Championship Qualifiers Round 3
Top goalscorer
Paddy Bradley (0-20)

The following are the results and details of the Derry senior Gaelic football team's competitive games in 2009.

Contents

Dr. McKenna Cup

Derry were drawn in Section A of the 2009 Dr. McKenna Cup along with Donegal, Femanagh and University of Ulster, Jordanstown (UUJ). New manager Damian Cassidy originally named a 27 man panel for the competition Dr. McKenna Cup.[1][2] It was a very experimental panel, including many new-comers,[2] with only a handful of players having previous inter-county experience. A few other players were called into the panel later in the competition.

2009 Dr. McKenna Cup panel[2]
Shane McGuckin, Dermot McBride, Patsy Bradley, Mark Craig, Tony Walls, Eunan O’Kane, Michael McBride, Aidan McAlynn, Chrissy McKaigue, Paul Cartin, Michael Drum, Brian Óg McAlary, Joe Diver, Niall Bradley, PJ McCloskey, Gavin McShane, Michael O’Kane, Kevin O’Connor, Paul Young, Cathal McKeever, Brian Mullan, Enda Lynn, Paul Bradley, Coilin Devlin, Eoghan Brown, Seamus Bradley, Ciaran Mullan, Seán Marty Lockhart,[A] Barry McGuigan,[A] Paul Murphy,[A] Cailean O’Boyle.[A]
A. ^ Not named on initial 27 man panel, but later called up.


Group games

4 January 2009
2.00pm
Fermanagh 0-10 – 1-07 Derry Brewster Park, Enniskillen
Attendance: 4,000[3]
Referee: Brian Crowe (Cavan)
Pat Cadden 0-03 (0-01 free)
Enda Ferris 0-03 (0-02 frees)
Seamus Rider 0-02
Ryan Carson 0-01
Ciaran McElroy 0-01
Derry GAA report
BBC report
Belfast Telegraph report
Joe Diver 1-01
Paul Bradley 0-02 (0-01 free)
Seamus Bradley 0-02 (0-01 free)
Brian Mullan 0-02
11 January 2009
2.00pm
Derry 0-10 – 0-13 University of Ulster, Jordanstown (UUJ) Dean McGlinchey Park, Ballinascreen
Referee: R O'Donnell (Donegal)
Seamus Bradley 0-05 (0-03 frees)
Eoghan Brown 0-01
Christopher McKaigue 0-01
Paul Bradley 0-01 (0-01 free)
Joe Diver 0-01
Enda Lynn 0-01
Derry GAA report
BBC report
Belfast Telegraph report
Irish Independent report
RTÉ report
Ciaran Donnelly 0-08 (0-08 frees)
Danny Mulholland 0-03
James Colgan 0-01
Colm Cavanagh 0-01
18 January 2009
2.00pm
Derry 0-13 – 0-13 Donegal O'Cahan Park, Dungiven
Referee: Gregory Walsh (Antrim)
Enda Lynn 0-03
Seamus Bradley 0-04 (0-01 free)
Eoghan Brown 0-04 (0-02 frees)
Gavin McShane 0-01
Paul Cartin 0-01
Derry GAA report
BBC report
Belfast Telegraph report
Stephen Griffin 0-05 (0-04 frees)
Kevin McMenamin 0-03 (0-02 frees)
David Walsh 0-03
Neil Gallagher 0-01
Brendan Boyle 0-01

Section A final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L F A SD Pts
1 Donegal 3 2 1 0 47 34 13 5
2 Fermanagh 3 1 1 1 32 33 -1 3
3 Derry 3 0 2 1 33 36 -3 2
4 University of Ulster, Jordanstown (UUJ) 3 1 0 2 38 47 -9 2
Pos = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Scores for; A = Goals against; SD = Score difference; Pts = Points.
2 points are awarded for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a lost. The three section winners plus best runner up went though to the semi-finals (shaded in green).

National Football League

Derry announced a 34 man panel for the 2009 National League on 22 January 2009. Many of the more experienced players were re-called for the competition, along with some new players who impressed during the McKenna Cup.[4]

2009 National League panel[4][5]
John Deighan, Barry Gillis, Shane Mc Guckin, Eoin Bradley, Paddy Bradley, Patsy Bradley, Paul Bradley, Seamus Bradley, Eoghan Brown, Paul Cartin, James Conway, Coilin Devlin, Ryan Dillon, Joe Diver, Fergal Doherty, James Kielt, Seán Marty Lockhart, Mark Lynch, Enda Lynn, Brian Óg McAlary, Dermot McBride, Kevin McCloy, Niall McCusker, Barry McGoldrick, Sean Leo McGoldrick, Kevin McGuckin, Barry McGuigan, Chrissy McKaigue, Enda Muldoon, Brain Mullan, Paul Murphy, Gerard O'Kane, Joe O'Kane, Paul Young, Joe Keenan[A].
A. ^ Not named on initial 34 man panel, but later called up.

Derry National League line-ups:

Group games

1 February 2009
2.30pm
Round 1
Mayo 0-10 – 1-09 Derry James Stephens Park, Ballina
Attendance: ≈2,500[8]
Referee: Maurice Deegan (Laois)
Alan Dillon 0-03 (0-02 frees)
Andy Moran 0-02 (0-01 '45)
Conor Mortimer 0-02 (0-02 frees)
Peadar Gardiner 0-01
Tom Parsons 0-01
Ronan McGarrity 0-01
RTÉ report
BBC report
James Kielt 1-02
Barry McGoldrick 0-03 (0-02 frees)
Paul Cartin 0-01
Fergal Doherty 0-01
Seamus Bradley 0-01
Paul Young 0-01
15 February 2009
 ?.??pm
Round 2
Derry 1-18 – 0-07 Westmeath Dean McGlinchey Park, Ballinascreen
Referee: Pat McEnaney (Monaghan)
Eoin Bradley 0-05
Paul Bradley 0-05 (0-03 frees)
Enda Lynn 0-03
Eoghan Brown 1-00
Gerard O'Kane 0-02
Paul Cartin 0-01
Brian Mullan 0-01
Paddy Bradley 0-01
Derry GAA report
RTÉ report
BBC report
Denis Glennon 0-03
Dessie Dolan 0-03 (0-01 free)
Thomas McDaniel 0-01
14 March 2009
 ?.??pm
Round ?
Dublin 1-12 – 0-20 Derry Parnell Park, Dublin
Referee: John Bannon (Longford)
Bernard Brogan 0-04 (0-02 frees)
Ger Brennan 1-00
Conal Keaney 0-03
Blaine Kelly 0-02
Alan Brogan 0-02
Diarmuid Connolly 0-01
Derry GAA report
RTÉ report
Eoin Bradley 0-06 (0-02 frees, 0-02 sidelines)
Paddy Bradley 0-04 (0-03 frees)
Paul Murphy 0-03
Enda Muldoon 0-02 (0-01 free, 0-01 '45)
Barry McGuigan 0-02
Barry McGoldrick 0-01
Sean Leo McGoldrick 0-01
Brian Mullan 0-01
' v '
The Derry team ahead of the National League final

Championship

In May 2009 manager Damian Cassidy announced a 35 man panel for 2009 Championship campaign.[9] The Championship panel is much the same as that for the league, with a few additions and omissions.[9]

2009 Championship panel[9][10]
Shane McGuckin, Barry Gillis, John Deighan, Seán Marty Lockhart, Kevin McGuckin, Dermot McBride, Niall McCusker, Kevin McCloy, Carlos Mc Williams, Joe Keenan, Gerard O'Kane, Brian Óg McAlary, Chrissy McKaigue, Paul Cartin, Barry McGoldrick, Sean Leo McGoldrick, Patsy Bradley, Fergal Doherty, Joe Diver, James Conway, Enda Muldoon, Gavin McShane, Paul Murphy, Enda Lynn, Brian Mullan, Paul Young, Barry McGuigan, James Kielt, Cailean O'Boyle, Eoghan Brown, Eoin Bradley, Mark Lynch, Seamus Bradley, Paddy Bradley, Danny Mulholland, Ciaran Mullan[A], Joe Gray[A].
A. ^ Not named on initial 35 man panel, but later called up.

Derry Championship line-ups:

Ulster Senior Football Championship

24 May 2009
2.00pm
Quarter-final
Derry 1-10 – 0-10 Monaghan Celtic Park, Derry
Attendance: 10,378[11]
Referee: Jimmy White (Donegal)
Man of the Match: Gerard O'Kane
Paddy Bradley 1-03 (0-01 free)
Eoin Bradley 0-02
James Kielt 0-02
Chrissy McKaigue 0-01
Barry McGoldrick 0-01
Joe Diver 0-01
BBC report
RTÉ report
Paul Finlay 0-03 (0-03 frees)
Tomás Freeman 0-03 (0-01 free)
Raymond Ronaghan 0-02
Stephen Golloghy 0-01
Rory Woods 0-01
21 June 2009
 ?.??pm
Semi-final
Derry 0-15 – 0-07 Tyrone Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 24,139[12]
Referee: Gearóid Ó Conamha (Galway)
Man of the Match: ?
Eoin Bradley 0-04 (0-01 free, 0-01 '45)
Barry McGoldrick 0-01 (0-01 free)
Paddy Bradley 0-01 (0-01 free)
Seamus Bradley 0-01
RTÉ report Tommy McGuigan 0-04 (0-03 frees)
Martin Penrose 0-03 (0-01 free)
Kevin Hughes 0-02
Davey Harte 0-01
Stephen O'Neill 0-01
Sean Cavanagh 0-01
Brian Dooher 0-01
Brian McGuigan 0-01
Sean O'Neill 0-01

Qualifiers

Monaghan v '
Donegal v '

Player statistics

Minor & Under 21

Under 21

The Derry Under 21 team were managed by Senior manager Damian Cassidy in 2009, and his backroom team consisted of Enda Gormley, Barry Dillon, P. Mullan, Kevin O'Neill and Martin McConnell.[13]

The Under 21s were drawn with Donegal in the quarter-final of the 2009 Ulster Under-21 Football Championship. Donegal emerged victorious to knock Derry out of the Championship on a scoreline of 0-12 to 0-06.[14]

2009 Under 21 panel[13]
Paul Dillon, Jarod Monaghan, Darren O'Neil, Sam Dodds, Cailean O'Boyle, Shane Barton, James Keilt, Paul McWilliams, Liam Morrow, Niall McNicholl, Thomas Mallon, Danny Mulholland, Gregory McGovern, Christopher Lagan, Niall Holly, Andrew Warnock, Stephen Cleary, Neil Forester, Declan Bell, Daniel Bateson, Aidan Heron, Anton McMullan, Chrissy McKaigue, Brendan Henry, John Francis Bradley, Dermot McBride, Aidy McLaughlin, Blaine Gormley, Ciaran McFeely, Oisin Duffy, James McNicholl.
18 March 2009
Quarter-final
Donegal 0-12 – 0-06 Derry
Derry GAA report

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Cassidy names Derry panel". Hogan Stand. Lynn Publications. 19 December 2008. http://www.hoganstand.com/Derry/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=105061. Retrieved 27 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c "New faces in Antrim McKenna squad". BBC Sport Online. 19 December 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/northern_ireland/gaelic_games/7791961.stm. Retrieved 27 December 2008. 
  3. ^ Bannon, Orla (5 January 2009). "Heart of Oak is still strong". Daily Mirror: p. 44. 
  4. ^ a b "Kielt and McKaigue in Derry squad". BBC Sport Online. 22 January 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/northern_ireland/gaelic_games/7846123.stm. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 
  5. ^ "Allianz National Football League Panel 2009". Official Derry GAA website. 2009. http://www.derrygaa.ie/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=954&Itemid=56. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 
  6. ^ Heaney, Paddy (16 February 2009). "New-look Derry impress again". The Irish News: p. 63. 
  7. ^ Mullan, Seamus (16 March 2009). "On-form Oaks Leaf Dublin in their wake". The Irish News: p. 60. http://www.irishnews.com/appnews/597/5776/2009/3/16/612788_375509131945OnformOa.html. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  8. ^ "NFL Round-Up". Ulster GAA Council website. 2 February 2009. http://ulster.gaa.ie/2009/02/02/nfl-round-up/. Retrieved 2 February 2009. 
  9. ^ a b c "Derry footballers hit by injuries". BBC Sport Online. 13 May 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/northern_ireland/gaelic_games/8048032.stm. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 
  10. ^ "Derry SFC Panel". Official Derry GAA website. 13 May 2009. http://www.derrygaa.ie/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1134&Itemid=56. Retrieved 13 May 2009. 
  11. ^ a b O'Hara, Eamonn (25 May 2009). "Oaks still standing after rugged fight to the finish". The Irish News: p. 62. 
  12. ^ a b Crossan, Brendan (22 June 2009). "Derry no match as Red Hands win - again". The Irish News: p. 62. http://www.irishnews.com/appnews/597/5776/2009/6/22/620718_385290834525Derrynom.html. Retrieved 2 August 2009. 
  13. ^ a b "2009 Under 21 Football Panel Named". Official Derry GAA website. 2009. http://www.derrygaa.ie/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=958&Itemid=56. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 
  14. ^ "Donegal secure semi-final place in Ulster Under-21 Championship". Irish Times. 19 March 2009. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/sport/2009/0319/1224243069068.html. Retrieved 2 September 2009. 

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