A ‘Fresher’ look at the game

Two new rules are being experimented with at university Fresher level in the GAA. Michael McMullan went along to see ATU Donegal in action against Queen’s and got the thoughts from both camps. THERE are two new rules relating to both kick-outs and the direction of the play from a set piece. The kick-out rule […]

Donegal appoint Ward as new minor manager

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL have appointed a new minor football manager ahead of the 2024 season. Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon man Barry Ward was rubberstamped at Monday night’s meeting of Donegal GAA. Ward steps into the vacancy left after Luke Barrett joined Jim McGuiness with the seniors. Advertisement An Ulster u-21 winner with the county in […]

Loughmacrory coach Barrett hails the committment of the players

By Niall Gartland LOUGHMACRORY coach Luke Barrett was hugely complimentary of the commitment of his players in the wake of their derby win over Killyclogher last Friday night. St Teresa’s have now won all four of their Division One matches to date, an impressive statistic reflected in the fact they sit top of the table […]

Barrett: It’s a free hit for Donegal

IT isn’t quite mission impossible, but Donegal manager Luke Barrett recognises that it’ll be no easy task to get the better of Derry in Saturday’s Ulster Minor Championship semi-final. While Donegal scored a victory over Derry in the Ulster Minor League final just a short while ago, it’s been a different story in the championship, […]

VOX POP: Ask the managers – minor matters

By Niall Gartland ULSTER GAA aficionados may have already clocked that there’s a major shake up of this year’s provincial championship. Essentially, there’s two group stages (one with four teams, the other with five), so there’s games galore and only one team will be extricated from the competition after the group stages have concluded (indeed, […]

Donegal minors set new target on the back of league success

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL minor manager Luke Barrett’s new target is making the knock-out stages of the championship after watching his side annex the Ulster League title on Saturday. After leading 0-5 to 0-2, Donegal shipped seven Derry points without reply before needing points from Shane Callaghan and a late winning goal from Eoghan Scott. […]