No slacking for players in close season – McBrearty

BY RYAN FERRY PATRICK McBrearty says there is no slacking off for the Donegal players over the close season this term. McBrearty missed a large chunk of the 2023 season through injury so he’s happy to be busy and on a gym programme. There are a lot of physical gains to be made over the […]

Jackman remains with Saffrons

By Michael McMullan FERMANAGH native Niall Jackman will remain in charge of Antrim’s u-20footballers for a third season. Jackman will be assisted by coaches Aaron Douglas, Matthew Gribbin, Sean McKenna, Stephen Bateson and Paddy Kelly. Marcus Graham will be in charge of Strength and Conditioning with Mark McAreavey (Performance Analyst) also on board. Advertisement It […]

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 […]