McGuinness delighted to land Division Two title

By Shaun Casey JIM McGuinness was “delighted” to see his side lift the Division Two league title last weekend with a one-point win over Ulster rivals Armagh, particularly for the younger members of the panel that experienced Croke Park for the first time. Donegal’s first objective of securing Division One football for next season was […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: The gloves are off

THE gloves will come off this weekend with all teams expected to go full throttle in search of national titles. We will start with my own Donegal in Sunday’s Division Two final, part of a Croke Park double header. I fully expect Jim McGuiness (pictured right) to go all out in search of the victory. […]

McBrearty ruled out of Division Two final

DONEGAL skipper Paddy McBrearty has sustained a ‘fairly significant injury’ that rules him out of Sunday’s Division Two decider against Armagh. McBrearty sustained a leg injury in last weekend’s league encounter against Meath and underwent a scan yesterday to suss out the extent of the damage. Speaking at last night’s launch of the Ulster Championship, […]

McGuinness factor has given county a lift says Donegal U-20 boss

By Niall Gartland NEW Donegal u-20 manager Shaun Paul Barrett hopes the Jim McGuinness factor will trickle down to his own team as they gear up for the start of their Ulster Championship campaign. 2023 was beset with difficulties, particularly behind the scenes in relation to underage structures and the departure of Karl Lacey as […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: An early litmus test for Donegal

BASED on the games that we have seen to date, I don’t think this year’s National Football League has fully caught fire yet. Having said that, it does continue to throw us up blockbusters on a weekly basis. As I glance through the fixtures this weekend, the ones to catch my eye are undoubtedly the clash of […]

Donegal aim to continue winning streak

By Shaun Casey THE return of Jim McGuinness was hailed as a sliding doors moment in Donegal GAA before a ball was even kicked and while it’s perhaps still too early in the season to be making any bold predictions, he certainly has them moving in the right direction. Donegal looked like lost souls for […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Moving up a gear

WE’RE back in action this weekend as the third round of the National Football League takes place. Last weekend would have served as a well-deserved and welcomed break for the players. With the new season shaped as it is, please guys are pretty much flat out from November time so a week off at this […]

McGuinness expecting a battle

By Ryan Ferry and Mark McGoldrick DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness says his team will square off against a ‘very well organised’ Fermanagh side in O’Donnell Park this Saturday. The Erne county were tipped in many quarters to be relegated back to the third tier. However, they have made a very strong start so far drawing […]

McGuinness delighted to come through Cavan test

BY RYAN FERRY DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness said he was “delighted” his team came through a tough challenge against Cavan on Sunday. McGuinness’s side made hard work of this victory as they appeared to be cruising before allowing the Breffni men to battle back. However, they still managed to hold on for the victory and they remain […]