Ladies Football weekend previews  

Compiled by Jackie Cahill THE 2024 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship line-up will be confirmed on Sunday. There are four key games down for decision, which will determine who joins already-qualified Armagh, Kerry, Cork and Mayo in the last eight. Following next Sunday’s Meath-Tipperary clash at Páirc Tailteann, the quarter-final draw will be conducted live […]

Preview: Another decision day for Donegal

All-Ireland SFC Round Three Donegal v Clare Saturday, Hastings Insurance MacHale Park, 3pm By Michael McMullan WHAT a difference a year can make. Just ask the people of Donegal. Just over a year ago, they travelled to Clare for the opening game of the All-Ireland series with more questions than answers. Advertisement A round four […]

Donegal name team for Clare clash

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness has named their side for Saturday’s All-Ireland clash with Clare in Castlebar (3pm).Jason McGee, forced off in their defeat to Cork, hasn’t made the 26 but there is a return from Conor O’Donnell. The Carndonagh man, who hasn’t played since last season’s group game against Monaghan, has scored […]

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 […]

Preview: Donegal’s Rebel mission

All-Ireland SFC Cork v Donegal Saturday, Páirc Uí Rinn, 2.30pm By Michael McMullan GROUND zero. That’s where Donegal manager Jim McGuinness took his side in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s win over Tyrone. On the face of it, their 0-21 to 0-14 win and the efficiency in front of the posts was matched by their […]

Donegal name side for Cork trip

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness has named the side for Saturday’s All-Ireland clash with Cork in Páirc Uí Rinn. It is an unchanged lineup with Eoghan Bán Gallagher keeping his spot with Mark Curran listed on the bench. The only change to the squad sees Caolan McColgan come in ahead of Luke McGlynn […]

Gartland: Donegal hurlers want to take the next step

By Niall Gartland DONEGAL skipper Conor Gartland hopes that they can summon the hurt of last year’s Nickey Rackard final defeat to Wicklow when they take on Mayo in Saturday’s showdown at Croke Park. While Donegal have won the competition on three previous occasions – 2013, 2018 and 2020 – last year was Gartland’s first appearance in […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: I expect another big Donegal performance

THE Donegal juggernaut rolls on after another impressive performance last weekend when they dismantled Tyrone on home soil. Jim McGuinness‘ men seem to be getting stronger with each passing week, and there is no doubt that they are now firmly in the conversation when it comes to All-Ireland potential winners. I expected Tyrone to put up […]