Lacey stays with Kilcoo

KARL Lacey will remain in charge of Kilcoo next season the club have confirmed. The former Donegal star took over this season and steered the Magpies to their 21st Down title before slipping out of Ulster against Scotstown. Eoghan Rua Cill Chua are delighted to announce that manager Karl Lacey and his backroom team will […]

Lacey joy at Kilcoo victory

By Shaun Casey FORMER Donegal defender Karl Lacey managed Kilcoo to their 11th county title in 12 seasons last weekend, his first in the bainisteoir bib. The 2012 Footballer of the Year, took over from Conleith Gilligan and Richie Thornton, who stepped down after the Magpie’ surrendered their Ulster title to Glen last season, and oversaw Kilcoo’s nine-point […]

Kilcoo continue Down Championship dominance

Kilcoo 2-12 Burren 0-9 Kilcoo collected the Frank O’Hare Cup for the eleventh time in twelve years as they claimed a convincing victory over Burren. A first half scoring spree along with second half goals from Miceal Rooney and Paul Devlin led Karl Lacey’s side to victory. Burren started brightly with points from Liam Kerr […]

Burren and Kilcoo kept apart in Down

REIGNING champions Kilcoo and Burren have been kept apart in the semi-final draw of the Down Senior Football Championship. Kilcoo, now managed by Donegal All-Ireland winner Karl Lacey, were pushed all the way by 12-man Carryduff in the semi-finals. They’ll face Clonduff in an eagerly awaited clash, a repeat of last season’s quarter-final won by […]

Donegal receive feedback from Croke Park review

A DELEGATION from Croke Park met with Donegal GAA officials after Tuesday’s June monthly meeting to give feedback from their recent review into Gaelic Games in the county. It follows on from visit from a committee, that included GAA Director General Tom Ryan and Ulster Council president Ciaran McLaughlin, back in April calling for the […]

Donegal GAA leave door open for Lacey and coaches to return

DONEGAL GAA have released a statement from Thursday’s meeting of clubs after “difficult period” for the county. They have called for Karl Lacey and the coaches involved under him with the county’s academy to make a return. “In what has been a difficult period for CLG Dhún na nGall and the Donegal GAA Academy, and […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Two sides to Donegal Academy saga

TO be honest, this is a subject that I had no intention of voicing my opinion on for a number of reasons. The whole coaching fallout continues to ramble on here in Donegal and at the stage we’re just embarrassing ourselves more and more by the day. I had no intention of commenting on this […]