Champions face Kilcar as the title race gets real

By Michael McMullan REIGNING champions Naomh Conaill have been handed a tough draw against Kilcar for this weekend’s quarter-finals. With the draw not seeded, the top four teams from the group stages were drawn against each other. Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon, the only team to have won all four group games, are out against St Eunan’s. […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: It’s heating up in Donegal

I touched a few weeks back on the different club championship models each county has and what may be the best. You just had to look at the drama in last weekend’s Tyrone Senior Football Championship to get a feeling of the excitement that surrounds that particular championship. Yes, a once off knockout game may […]

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 […]

Cunningham stays with Kilcar

By Michael McMullan LEAGUE champions Kilcar have retained Conor Cunningham as manager going into the 2023 season. Kilcar – who had Armagh All-Ireland winner Barry O’Hagan on board as trainer last season – are searching for their first county title since 2017. The Towney side were edged out at the semi-final stage this season at the […]

Kilcar boss: We have to trust instincts

By Shaun Casey ALL the hard work has been done and it’s about the enjoyment of huge championship clashes says Kilcar boss Conor Cunningham. His side face reigning Donegal champions St Eunan’s this weekend with a spot in the final the prize for the victors. It’s a postponed clash after last weekend’s match was rescheduled […]

PREVIEWS: Huge knock-out clashes in Donegal

DONEGAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPSEMI-FINALS KILCAR V ST EUNAN’S Saturday, MacCumhaill Park, 7.30pm KILCAR are favourites with the bookies, but reigning champions St Eunan’s are second in the list and this could be a massive championship battle. It was called off as a mark of respect for the Devenney family last weekend and this could be a […]

Final berths up for grabs in Donegal

DONEGAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL GAOTH DOBHAIR v NAOMH CONAILL Sunday, Ballybofey, 4pm GAOTH Dobhair have lost their two most recent championship games to Naomh Conaill, including a group-stage clash a few weeks ago. They’re also sweating on the fitness of Neil McGee. Glenties got a good win over Glenswilly in the quarter-finals and they’re our […]

Killybegs embrace underdogs’ tag

KILLYBEGS are embracing the underdogs’ tag as they head into the Donegal Senior Football Championship quarter-final against near neighbours Kilcar. Manager Antoine O’Hara believes that Kilcar are “one of the top two or three teams in Donegal, if not in Ulster” but hopes that his youthful side will have enough to match them on Saturday afternoon. […]