Ó Baoill return a boost for Donegal

By Shaun Casey NEW Donegal manager Jim McGuinness has received a major boost as key player Dáire Ó Baoill is set to return. Gaelic Life had reported earlier in the summer that Ó Baoill, along with his Gaoth Dobhair club and county teammate Ódhran McFadden Ferry, were set to miss the club championship and potentially next […]

A battle for top spot in Donegal

By Michael McMullan SOMETHING must give in Carndonagh on Saturday afternoon (3pm) when Convoy and Naomh Ultan complete Group B of the Donegal Junior Football Championship this weekend. Both teams have won all their games to date and Convoy (+29) are ahead of Naomh Ultan (+22) at the top of the table. The group winner […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: To be or not to be an intercounty footballer

THIS week I would like to look at the laws of attraction in terms of being an inter-county footballer nowadays. Maybe it’s just me, but over the last few years I’ve seen more and more young lads opt away from the inter-county scene to pursue for the want of a better word – a normal […]

Sorting process continues in Donegal

By Michael McMullan THE game of the weekend in the Donegal Senior Football Championship will see champions Naomh Conaill host Glenswilly in the final round of action before the knock-out stages. Of the 16 teams, the top four will advance straight to the quarter-finals with the bottom four fighting it off to avoid relegation The […]

McBrearty is enjoying the club buzz

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL ace Patrick McBrearty is happy to be back in club football action as he continues his return to full fitness from injury that curtailed his county season. McBrearty scored 1-7 in Kilcar’s win over St Michael’s in front of the watching recently reappointed Donegal manager Jim McGuinness on Sunday. After wins […]

McGuinness the right man to lead Donegal say Ireland skipper

By Shaun Casey REPUBLIC of Ireland skipper and Donegal native Seamus Coleman has backed Jim McGuinness as the right man to lead the county forward. McGuinness has been appointed Donegal manager for a second time and will serve a three-year term with the option of a fourth. The Naomh Conaill clubman guided Donegal to an […]

New Donegal boss may have to plan without Gaoth Dobhair duo

By Michael McMullan THE new Donegal senior manager looks set to be without two key players when their promotion challenge commences in the new year. Gaelic Life understands that Gaoth Dobhair duo Daire Ó Baoill and Odhrán McFadden Ferry are set to miss the club championship. New manager Rónán Mac Niallais makes his championship bow […]

Deadline for Donegal applications approaches

DONEGAL LGFA have called for expressions of interest for their vacant senior and u-16 manager posts. The senior vacancy comes after Maxi Curran stepped down after their season ended with an All-Ireland exit at the hands of eventual champions Dublin. The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Friday August 18th, 2023. Expressions of interest and […]