McColgan hoping to push on in second season

By Michael McMullan PLAYING at inter-county senior level is a learning curve and Donegal’s Caolan McColgan is hoping he can push on this season with the help of new manager Jim McGuinness. McColgan played in all but one of Donegal’s games last season and caught the eye with three points from wing-back in a player of […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Hurt of last year can spur Glen to victory

I’D like to start the wishing you all a very happy and prosperous New Year. I hope that all your and your team’s wishes and goals for 2024 come true. We are currently all at that point where we are making mad New Year’s resolutions and getting stuck into new fitness regimes as we try to […]

McKenna Cup team news

THE Dr McKenna Cup kicks into action on Wednesday night with three games down for decision, all throwing in at 7.30pm. There will be the return of Jim McGuiness as Donegal boss at home to Armagh in Ballybofey. There is a return for Ryan McHugh, who along with Patrick McBrearty, remain from his last game in […]

Changing of the guard

A look back on some of the Donegal memories of 2023… 1 An impossible task HAVE you ever tried to climb up a wall with both hands tied behind your back? It’s impossible. That’s the hand Paddy Carr, Aidan O’Rourke and Paddy Bradley had this year. With a raft of the players who took Derry […]

Jim ‘very happy’ with first outing

BY RYAN FERRY JIM McGuinness stated that he was ‘very happy’ as his second tenure got off to a good start against Roscommon in a challenge match in Ballyshannon on Sunday. It wasn’t a competitive fixture and teams aren’t always on the same level in terms of preparation at this time of the year. But […]

“It felt as though the whole of Donegal was in Croke Park”

FORMER Donegal star Martin McElhinney looks back at some of the big moments from his player career and games he has watched down the years… Name: Martin McElhinney Teams played for: Naomh Micheal, Donegal, DCU, Queens University. Current involvement: Still playing with my club Naomh Michael, managing our u-14 team too. Advertisement Which club game, […]

Gaoth Dobhair eye title number eight

By Michael McMullan GAOTH Dobhair u-21s have a chance to back up last season’s championship success when they face Glenswilly in Saturday’s decider (O’Donnell Park, 2.30pm). Cathal Mac Giolla Easpaig’s late free was enough to see off Termon, after extra time, as Gaoth Dobhair landed their seventh u-21 title back in January. It’s Glenswilly’s first […]

Setanta focus turns to All-Ireland series

By Dáire Bonnar AFTER a superb win in the Ulster Intermediate Hurling final two weeks ago, attention for Setanta turns towards Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final. The memory of that win against Eire Óg Carrickmore is something that will live long in the memory for the Cross/Killygordon community, but they have had to park that away for […]

JOE BROLLY: Jimmy’s Wall

MANY years ago, I wrote: “It is only a matter of time before teams are investing in stealth and cloaking technology and bug sweeping devices. It will also become the norm to maintain 24 hour surveillance on the movements, phones, smart devices and computers of all players. Behavioural contracts will be the norm. Players will have […]