Joe Brolly: Synchronised goalies

After Galway had beaten Sligo in this year’s Connacht semi-final with a last-minute goal, Padraic Joyce was asked why his team had been so listless. He said, “It’s very hard to motivate these players to play on a Saturday evening.” The good news for Padraic is that Galway don’t have to play Donegal in Croke Park […]

McHugh isn’t expecting a game for the purists

By Shaun Casey MARK McHugh isn’t expecting a classic when Donegal and Galway lock horns on Sunday, with a spot in the All-Ireland final up for grabs. It could be cagey, it could be slow, and it might not be a game for the purists. Donegal are hoping to reach the showpiece for the first […]

Donegal on the hunt for new manager

By Niall Gartland THE Donegal County Board have set the wheels in motion for the appointment of a new senior intercounty manager and a number of names both inside and outside the county have been linked to the post. A five-man interview panel has been assembled with a view to finding a new manager, and […]

Feature: Like father, like son

The 10 father-son combinations who have won All-Star awards in Gaelic Football. Bernard Brogan Snr and Alan Brogan and Bernard Brogan Jnr BERNARD Brogan Snr won three All-Ireland titles with Dublin and picked up an All-Star award in 1979. His sons Alan and Bernard won even more than their famous father during an unbelievable spell […]