KEVIN CASSIDY: The Championship is here with a bang

WE expected last week’s games would spring the championship into action, but I don’t think any of us expected what was about to unfold at Celtic Park on Saturday evening. I am going to look at this game in two parts and treat them as two separate sections because in my eyes, that’s how the game […]

Donegal aim to continue winning streak

By Shaun Casey THE return of Jim McGuinness was hailed as a sliding doors moment in Donegal GAA before a ball was even kicked and while it’s perhaps still too early in the season to be making any bold predictions, he certainly has them moving in the right direction. Donegal looked like lost souls for […]

McGuinness delighted to come through Cavan test

BY RYAN FERRY DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness said he was “delighted” his team came through a tough challenge against Cavan on Sunday. McGuinness’s side made hard work of this victory as they appeared to be cruising before allowing the Breffni men to battle back. However, they still managed to hold on for the victory and they remain […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Will Jim bring something new?

I SPENT Christmas Day like everyone does, eating way too much, sipping on wine and beers and spending quality time with the family. On St Stephen’s day, I went for a brisk walk in the fresh air to clear the head after my overindulgence of the previous day. I stopped off at the Gaoth Dobhair […]

No slacking for players in close season – McBrearty

BY RYAN FERRY PATRICK McBrearty says there is no slacking off for the Donegal players over the close season this term. McBrearty missed a large chunk of the 2023 season through injury so he’s happy to be busy and on a gym programme. There are a lot of physical gains to be made over the […]

St Eunan’s investing in the future

By Michael McMullan ST EUNAN’S, Letterkenny’s appointment of former championship winner Eddie Brennan as their Games Promotion Officer is an investment in the future insists chairman John Haran. Brennan is taking a career break from teaching after expressing an interest and stepping into the role. He will oversee all things underage, something Haran feels the club […]

Donegal on the hunt for new manager

By Niall Gartland THE Donegal County Board have set the wheels in motion for the appointment of a new senior intercounty manager and a number of names both inside and outside the county have been linked to the post. A five-man interview panel has been assembled with a view to finding a new manager, and […]

Clarke hoping home comforts will count against Donegal

THERE’S a feel-good factor around the Mourne County in the build up to their Ulster Championship opener this weekend. Conor Laverty’s Down host Donegal on Sunday afternoon, a side they haven’t beaten in the championship since 2010. Donegal have dominated the recent history between the two teams, winning the last four meetings, including the opening […]