Barrett returns to Donegal u-20 role

By Michael McMullan FORMER Donegal minor and u-20 manager Shaun Paul Barrett has made a return to inter-county management with the u-20s. The Milford man takes over from Leo McLoone who stepped away has brought Damien Devaney (Ardara) and ex- Sligo player Brendan Kilcoyne on board as part of his backroom team. Barrett – father […]

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 […]

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 […]

McLoone expects an intriguing battle with St Eunan’s

NAOMH Conaill star midfielder Leo McLoone is expecting a much more intense battle with St Eunan’s in next week’s championship clash in Davy Brennan Memorial Park. Speaking after his side’s comprehensive victory over Killybegs by 3-12 to 1-5, the ex- Donegal star said he felt there was good intensity to the League final in which they […]

Blue eyed boy – Naomh Conaill’s Oisín Bonner

By Michael McMullan MONDAY, September 24, 2012 was the start of two journeys in Crumlin’s Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children. As All-Ireland Sunday stepped into a new week, Donegal’s heroes were taking Sam back to the hills. For seven-week old Oisín Bonner, his journey was different. He needed a helping hand early in life. […]