Stepping into a new adventure

Donegal star Niamh McLaughlin played her first game for AFLW team Gold Coast Suns last week as she embarks on her latest challenge. Michael McMullan sat down to see how she has settled into a new sport and lifestyle… IT’S impossible not to be envious of Niamh McLaughlin. It’s early o’clock on Australia’s Gold Coast […]

It’s been a privilege says Maxi Curran

By Shaun Casey MAXI Curran has stepped down as Donegal Ladies manager following six years in charge. Curran’s resignation follows Donegal’s recent 3-12 to 0-6 defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland quarter-final. During his tenure, Curran led the Tir Chonaill ladies to three Ulster titles and reached the last four of the All-Ireland series twice. […]

A class act: Donegal’s Karen Guthrie

By Michael McMullan A LOVE of her county and playing alongside the girls she grew up are the main reasons why Karen Guthrie is still pulling on the green and gold of Donegal. Based on Fr Seán Ó Gallchoir’s expertly detailed breakdown of her career, Guthrie has a staggering 165 senior inter-county appearances to her […]

Gallagher hoping for fans to back Donegal All-Ireland bid

By Michael McMullan DONEGAL star Emer Gallagher is hoping Sunday’s home quarter-final clash with Dublin (MacCumhaill Park 2pm) will entice fans to put their shoulder of support to their latest All-Ireland bid. It comes at the business end of a season of two halves. After losing all their league games, Donegal found themselves relegated from […]

Donegal delight at winning start

By Michael McMullan VICTORY over All-Ireland champions Meath has created a buzz in the Donegal camp and brings belief insists captain Niamh McLaughlin. Niamh Hegarty top scored for Maxi Curran’s side who needed a late free from Karen Guthrie to clinch victory in Páirc Tailteann. Like all camogie and ladies football teams, Donegal will see […]

Donegal’s late rally clinches last eight spot

TG4 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Donegal 1-10  Meath 0-12  By Daire Walsh SUSANNE White and Karen Guthrie kicked late points at Pairc Tailteann as Donegal got the better of defending champions Meath to claim top spot in Group 2 of the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. Advertisement White ended the game with an impressive haul […]

Donegal off to a winning start in Lifford

TG4 All-Ireland Championship Donegal 2-10 Waterford 1-8 By Tom Comack DONEGAL got their TG4 All-Ireland Championship campaign up and running with a deserved win over Waterford at Pairc MacDiarmada in Lifford. Advertisement It was a much changed Donegal side from that which went down to Waterford in the league. Former All Star Niamh Hegarty and Karen […]