Final chance to move up the ladder in minor championship

By Michael McMullan SATURDAY brings the last round of games before the Ulster Minor Football Championship breaks into the knock-out stages. The top team in each section will advance to the semi-finals where they will be rewarded with home advantage. Teams in second and third will then play off in two quarter-finals. Down’s win over […]

Donegal minors aiming to keep the foot down says Ward

By Michael McMullan WHEN Tyrone minors visit Ballybofey on Saturday is not knock-out but that’s not how Donegal manager Barry Ward is looking at it. Both teams won their opening games and Ward wants his side to keep their foot on the gas. After three years managing the senior team in his native Ballyshannon and […]

Donegal appoint Ward as new minor manager

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL have appointed a new minor football manager ahead of the 2024 season. Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon man Barry Ward was rubberstamped at Monday night’s meeting of Donegal GAA. Ward steps into the vacancy left after Luke Barrett joined Jim McGuiness with the seniors. Advertisement An Ulster u-21 winner with the county in […]

Barrett: It’s a free hit for Donegal

IT isn’t quite mission impossible, but Donegal manager Luke Barrett recognises that it’ll be no easy task to get the better of Derry in Saturday’s Ulster Minor Championship semi-final. While Donegal scored a victory over Derry in the Ulster Minor League final just a short while ago, it’s been a different story in the championship, […]

Donegal minors set new target on the back of league success

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL minor manager Luke Barrett’s new target is making the knock-out stages of the championship after watching his side annex the Ulster League title on Saturday. After leading 0-5 to 0-2, Donegal shipped seven Derry points without reply before needing points from Shane Callaghan and a late winning goal from Eoghan Scott. […]

Scott goal clinches victory for Donegal minors

Ulster MFL final – Jim McGuigan Cup  Donegal 1-9 Derry 0-9  By Michael McMullan A STOPPAGE time goal from Eoghan Scott shot Donegal to the Ulster Minor League title at Derry’s expense in Glen on Saturday afternoon. Advertisement Donegal trailed 0-9 to 0-4 with 10 minutes to play before three Shane Callaghan frees kept them […]