Donegal ladies can’t afford to slip up says manager McNulty

By Niall Gartland THERE’S very little margin for error as the Donegal ladies travel to Waterford on Sunday for their second and final group stage match. If Donegal win or draw, they will advance to an All-Ireland quarter-final clash, but a loss will see them leapfrogged by the Déise and pitted in a relegation series, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Curran still enjoying life as Donegal boss

By Niall Gartland DONEGAL ladies ruled the roost for a number of years in Ulster football, but these things have a tendancy to go in cycles and Maxi Curran is philosophical about how the picture has changed dramatically in a fairly short period of time. While Armagh won the last three Ulster Championships, it’s fair […]

‘Niamh McLaughlin has had the worst of injuries and shown so much resilience’

SUSANNE White goes inside the changing room to reveal the characters that she has played with… Name: Susanne White. Age: 21. Teams played for: Advertisement County: Donegal. Club: Killybegs, Donegal and Bredagh, Down. University: Queen’s University, Belfast. Earliest GAA memory? Going to one of my first-ever Gaelic trainings with my two neighbours when I was […]

Bonner set for AFLW return after signing for the Crows

DONEGAL star Yvonne Bonner is the latest Irish player to a sign a deal as she returns to the AFLW. Having played 11 times for Sydney club GWS Giants, the 35-year-old has signed for the Adelaide Crows with pick No 26 in Tuesday’s Supplementary Draft. It comes after Niamh McLaughlin and Armagh’s Aimee Mackin signed […]

Ulster players among travelling party on All-Stars trip to the US

FIVE Ulster players referee Maggie Farrelly are among the travelling party on their way to Texas for the 2023 TG4/LGFA All Star tour. Armagh duo Aimee Mackin and Lauren McConville will be joined by Geraldine, Nicole and Niamh McLaughlin of Donegal. 38 of the game’s leading stars are making the trip to the US, with […]