It’s a learning process for new-look Donegal ladies says McNulty

By Niall Gartland THE learning process continues for Donegal ladies under new manager John McNulty, as they get ready to host Kildare in Sunday’s Division Two clash at Letterkenny. Donegal are undergoing a major shift in personnel and nine of their starters from the team that reached the All-Ireland semi-final a mere two years ago have dropped off […]

Stepping into a new adventure

Donegal star Niamh McLaughlin played her first game for AFLW team Gold Coast Suns last week as she embarks on her latest challenge. Michael McMullan sat down to see how she has settled into a new sport and lifestyle… IT’S impossible not to be envious of Niamh McLaughlin. It’s early o’clock on Australia’s Gold Coast […]

All-Ireland glory for Donegal

All-Ireland C Football final Donegal 1-14  Waterford 1-9  By Aisling Clery A LATE goal from Abbie McGranaghan sealed a Zucar All Ireland U18 C title for Donegal at the expense of a spirited Waterford side at Kinnegad GAA in Co. Westmeath. Advertisement Donegal held a three point advantage at half-time and dominated possession in the […]

It’s been a privilege says Maxi Curran

By Shaun Casey MAXI Curran has stepped down as Donegal Ladies manager following six years in charge. Curran’s resignation follows Donegal’s recent 3-12 to 0-6 defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland quarter-final. During his tenure, Curran led the Tir Chonaill ladies to three Ulster titles and reached the last four of the All-Ireland series twice. […]

A class act: Donegal’s Karen Guthrie

By Michael McMullan A LOVE of her county and playing alongside the girls she grew up are the main reasons why Karen Guthrie is still pulling on the green and gold of Donegal. Based on Fr Seán Ó Gallchoir’s expertly detailed breakdown of her career, Guthrie has a staggering 165 senior inter-county appearances to her […]

Gallagher hoping for fans to back Donegal All-Ireland bid

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL star Emer Gallagher is hoping Sunday’s home quarter-final clash with Dublin (MacCumhaill Park 2pm) will entice fans to put their shoulder of support to their latest All-Ireland bid. It comes at the business end of a season of two halves. After losing all their league games, Donegal found themselves relegated from […]

Donegal delight at winning start

By Michael McMullan VICTORY over All-Ireland champions Meath has created a buzz in the Donegal camp and brings belief insists captain Niamh McLaughlin. Niamh Hegarty top scored for Maxi Curran’s side who needed a late free from Karen Guthrie to clinch victory in Páirc Tailteann. Like all camogie and ladies football teams, Donegal will see […]

McLaughlin expects a battle Royale against the Royals

By Niall Gartland DONEGAL stalwart Nicole McLaughlin is cagey about loose talk that their upcoming opponents Meath aren’t the force of previous years. Maxi Curran’s side are set to take on Meath in their second of two group stage clashes this weekend, although they are virtually assured of progression to the last eight following their […]