Donnelly: Division Three final remains the Mourne main focus

By Michael McMullan DOWN still have their sights firmly on a place in the league final and a shot at promotion, insists selector Mickey Donnelly. After winning their first three games, the Mourne County host Offaly on Saturday evening at Páirc Esler and Donnelly highlights the importance of winning their home games. Down also have Sligo […]

Harte will blot out any criticism says Donnelly

By Niall Gartland MICKEY Harte has been synonymous with Tyrone football for decades so this week’s news that he’s crossing the frontier into Derry has come as a considerable surprise to many in the GAA world. The appointment came very much out of the blue and prompted wholesale debate over the last few years – […]

Making its mark

By Shaun Casey SINCE the attacking mark was added to the GAA rulebook a few years ago, it probably hasn’t been used and abused as much as Down and Cavan adapted the rule in last week’s Tailteann Cup quarter-final. Both teams utilized the mark very differently. The Mourne men’s adaptation was very much old school, […]

Mickey Donnelly added to Down management team

FORMER Tyrone minor manager Mickey Donnelly has been added to Conor Laverty’s backroom team. The Kilcoo man, who also has Martin Clarke and Declan Morgan in his coaching panel, has snagged a man who has been involved in the Mourne County previously having managed Mayobridge. As well as the Tyrone minors, Donnelly has been manager […]