2007 Derry Gaelic football season

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The following are the results and details of the Derry senior Gaelic football team's competitive games in 2007. Details of the 2007 Derry club competitions are also shown.

Dr. McKenna Cup[edit]

Derry were drawn in Section B of the 2007 Dr. McKenna Cup alongside Cavan, Tyrone and Queens University Belfast.[1] Manager Paddy Crozier used the competition as a chance to give inter-county experience to some young promising players, alongside more experienced players.[1] Derry lost to Cavan and Tyrone, before defeating QUB in their final group game.[1]

Derry McKenna Cup line-ups:

Group games[edit]

7 January 2007 Derry Cavan Celtic Park (Derry)
14 January 2007
2.00pm
Derry Tyrone Healy Park, Omagh
21 January 2007 Derry 1-10? – 0-10? Queens University Belfast (QUB) Celtic Park (Derry)
Referee: R. Doone (Antrim GAA)
Conleith Gilligan 0-03 (0-01 free)
Paul O'Hea 1-00
R. Wilkinson 0-02
Sean Leo McGoldrick 0-02
Ruairi Convery 0-01
more scorers?
Gerard O'Kane 0-02
Charlie Vernon 0-02
Justin Crozier 0-01
Kevin McGourty 0-01
Eoin McCartan 0-01
C. O'Reilly 0-01
more scorers?

Section B final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A SD Pts
1 Tyrone 3 3 0 0 3-43 0-32 20 6
2 Cavan 3 2 0 1 1-40 1-37 3 4
3 Derry 3 1 0 2 1-31 1-42 -9 2
4 Queens University Belfast (QUB) 3 0 0 3 1-30 4-37 -16 0
Pos = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Scores for; A = Scores 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[edit]

Derry competed in Division 1B of the 2007 Allianz National Football League.

Group games[edit]

Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Venue Report
February 4, 2007 Galway 0-07 Derry 0-12 Pearse Stadium, Galway [1]
February 11, 2007 Derry 1-09 Westmeath 3-10 Celtic Park, Derry [2]
February 25, 2007 Kildare 0-10 Derry 0-07 St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge, County Kildare [3]
March 11, 2007 Armagh 1-08 Derry 1-13 St. Oliver Plunkett Park, Crossmaglen [4]
March 25, 2007 Derry 1-11 Laois 1-11 Celtic Park, Derry [5]
April 1, 2007 Down 0-09 Derry 0-12 St. Patrick's Park, Newcastle [6]
April 8, 2007 Derry 3-18 Louth 1-12 Celtic Park, Derry [7]

Championship[edit]

Derry Championship line-ups:

Ulster Senior Football Championship[edit]

10 June 2007
3.30pm
Ulster quarter-final
Antrim 0-10 – 1-13 Derry Casement Park, Belfast
Attendance: 17,500[3]
Referee: Cormac Reilly (Meath)
CJ McGourty 0-04
Paddy Cunningham 0-04 (0-04 frees)
Michael McCann 0-01 (0-01 free)
Kevin Niblock 0-01
RTÉ report Conleith Gilligan 0-05 (0-03 frees)
Enda Muldoon 0-04
Mark Lynch 1-01
James Conway 0-01
Barry McGoldrick 0-01
Joe Diver 0-01
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All-Ireland Senior Football Championship[edit]

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Squad statistics[edit]

Club scene[edit]

Glenullin won the 2007 Derry Senior Football Championship, the club's first since 1985.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Mullan, Seamus (22 January 2007). "Relief for Derry after first victory". The Irish News. p. 59. 
  2. ^ "Dr. McKenna Cup final standings". The Irish News. 22 January 2007. p. 64. 
  3. ^ a b "Derry keep cool to progress". The Irish News. 11 June 2007. pp. 60–61. 

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