Clash of the titans in Donegal

By Michael McMullan CHAMPIONS Naomh Conaill face the acid test of their credentials against St Eunan’s in Sunday’s Donegal SFC semi-final in Ballybofey. It’s a repeat of last year’s final won by Martin Regan’s men and the recent group clash that finished level, 0-9 all, in Glenties. St Eunan’s were champions in 2021, beating Naomh […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Walking the walk

HERE it is. We are now in squeaky bum time in the Donegal Senior Championship with the semi-final pairings decided last weekend. The standout clash is a repeat of last year‘s final between hot favourites St Eunan’s and also hotly fancied Naomh Conaill. Before a championship ball was kicked, both of these names would have […]

Champions face Kilcar as the title race gets real

By Michael McMullan REIGNING champions Naomh Conaill have been handed a tough draw against Kilcar for this weekend’s quarter-finals. With the draw not seeded, the top four teams from the group stages were drawn against each other. Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon, the only team to have won all four group games, are out against St Eunan’s. […]

Mac Ceallbhuí praises Naomh Conaill spirit

By Frank Craig JEAIC Mac Ceallbhuí says the manner in which Naomh Conaill saw out the closing moments of the county final in MacCumhaill Park on Saturday perfectly summed up their efforts as a team. With 14-man St Eunan’s in desperate need of an equaliser, they continuously found their avenue towards that so-called scoring zone […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: The ‘big four’ to prevail in Donegal

AFTER all of the shadowboxing over the last number of weeks, the real action gets underway here in Donegal this weekend as knockout championship rolls into town. I feel strongly that a new structure must be looked at going forward, but it is what it is at this stage, so hopefully we will get some […]

St Michael’s experiencing a period of transition

By Shaun Casey ST MICHAEL’S are currently going through a period of transition, having lost star players in the shape of Colm McFadden and Christy Toye over the last few years. That means the youth are getting their chance to shine, led by Donegal star Michael Langan. “We’ve gone through a bit of a period […]

Previews: A busy weekend in the Donegal Club Championship

DONEGAL SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THREE ST EUNAN’S V CLOUGHANEELY Saturday, O’Donnell Park, 1.30pm REIGNING champions St Eunan’s have edged closer to a place in the knock-out rounds with a thumping win over Bundoran last weekend. Cloughaneely are coming off the back of a one-sided defeat to Kilcar and it’s hard to see them faring […]

Injury stricken Gaoth Dobhair turn to youth

By Shaun Casey GAOTH DOBHAIR will be without their main scoring threat in Eamon Collum along with a host of other household names when they travel to Glenfin on Saturday evening. Collum, who scored 2-3 in their win over Ardara last weekend, shipped off to Dubai for a new teaching job this week while a number […]