Armagh host Mayo in All-Ireland quarter final

By Michael McMullan LEAGUE champions Armagh will host Mayo in the All-Ireland quarter-final after this weekend’s championship draw. Gregory McGonigle side have home advantage after topping their group. It will be a repeat of last season’s final group game when Aimee Mackin’s last gasp penalty clinched a 2-10 to 1-11 victory on home soil. Advertisement […]

Donegal ladies can’t afford to slip up says manager McNulty

By Niall Gartland THERE’S very little margin for error as the Donegal ladies travel to Waterford on Sunday for their second and final group stage match. If Donegal win or draw, they will advance to an All-Ireland quarter-final clash, but a loss will see them leapfrogged by the Déise and pitted in a relegation series, […]

Donegal earn share of the spoils against Kerry

 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship Donegal 1-6  Kerry 0-9  By Frank Craig  DONEGAL pegged back Kerry in MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey as Susanne White held her nerve late on to split the spoils in this TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship Group 2 opener. Advertisement In dreadful conditions, nothing separated the sides at half-time as a Caoimhe Keon […]

Donegal drawing on the Ulster final positives

By Michael McMullan THEY may have returned from Clones with empty hands but Donegal can take plenty from their recent Ulster final defeat. Despite being underdogs, Donegal took Armagh to extra-time and they step into the All-Ireland arena on Sunday against Kerry in Ballybofey. Amy Boyle Carr may be just 23 but the Naomh Conaill […]

McNulty happy with Donegal’s progress

By Dáire Bonnar DONEGAL ladies boss John McNulty was happy with his first league campaign in charge of the squad as he looks ahead to the Ulster final against Armagh this Sunday. The bainisteoir was appointed as manager in November last year and took them into the Division Two campaign after a winless Division One campaign last […]

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. […]