Gartland hails squad depth of Nickey Rackard champions


BY RYAN FERRY CONOR Gartland hailed the strength of the Donegal hurling squad as they won the Nickey Rackard Cup on Sunday. You’ll often hear managers and pundits alike saying it is a 20-man game but that was never more evident than in the final at the weekend. Donegal got a huge contribution from their […]


Gartland: Donegal hurlers want to take the next step


By Niall Gartland DONEGAL skipper Conor Gartland hopes that they can summon the hurt of last year’s Nickey Rackard final defeat to Wicklow when they take on Mayo in Saturday’s showdown at Croke Park. While Donegal have won the competition on three previous occasions – 2013, 2018 and 2020 – last year was Gartland’s first appearance in […]


Donegal go in search of another win


By Michael McMullan DONEGAL have won the Nickey Rackard Cup on three occasions and eye a third victory in this season’s competition. Mickey McCann’s side welcome Monaghan to Letterkenny on Saturday on the back of wins over Armagh and Mayo. “We are definitely eyeing up Monaghan as well. We saw last year that they were […]


Youthful Donegal side search for fourth Nickey Rackard title


BY DÁIRE BONNAR THE Donegal hurlers begin their Nickey Rackard campaign this weekend with a trip to the Box-IT Athletic Grounds to face Armagh as they look to win the competition for a fourth time. Mickey McCann’s side have been coming up short in recent years since their most recent triumph in 2020, and since then […]