Gildea backs McGuinness to give Donegal a bounce

By Michael McMullan FORMER Donegal midfielder John Gildea has backed his former Naomh Conaill teammate Jim McGuiness to again work his magic as the county’s senior boss. Gildea also hopes that ace forward Oisín Gallen can carry his club form into the county scene and be a focal point of the attack. McGuinness, an All-Ireland […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Then there were two

AFTER all of the huffing and puffing and less meaningful games, we are now down to the final two here in the Donegal Championship next weekend when Gaoth Dobhair and Naomh Conaill will lock horns to see who are crownded the champions of Donegal. As I expected, Gaoth Dobhair made light work of MacCumhaill’s last […]

Ulster players make up over a third of All-Star nominations

By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Derry have seven players nominated for football All-Stars including player of the year nominee Brendan Rogers. In all, 13 counties are represented in the list of 45 nominees with Dublin leading the pack with 10 of their All-Ireland winning team nominated. It was a summer that saw Derry push reigning […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: It’s heating up in Donegal

I touched a few weeks back on the different club championship models each county has and what may be the best. You just had to look at the drama in last weekend’s Tyrone Senior Football Championship to get a feeling of the excitement that surrounds that particular championship. Yes, a once off knockout game may […]

A seismic clash in Ballybofey

ALL-IRELAND SFC PRELIMINARY QUARTER-FINAL Donegal v Tyrone Saturday, Ballybofey, 7pm (LIVE ON GAA GO) By Niall Gartland Advertisement TYRONE versus Donegal at Ballybofey – it’s a familiar story, perhaps a little too familiar if you were hoping for something novel, something a little bit different to emerge from Monday morning’s Preliminary Quarter-Final draw. It’s the […]

GAA football championship Team of the Week

THERE are seven Ulster players on the latest GAA SFC Team of the Week. Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any place | Anywhere Subscribe to current edition today and get access to our […]

Donegal name squad for Down championship clash

DONEGAL have named their team for Sunday’s trip to Páirc Esler (2pm) to face Down in the opening round of the Ulster SFC. Oisin Gallen has been named despite being earlier ruled out with injury and there is no place in the panel for Eoghan McGettigan, recently called up after fine club  form with Naomh […]

Donegal maintain unbeaten home record with late scoring burst

ALLIANZ NFL DIVISION 1 Donegal 2-10 Tyrone 0-12 By Michael McMullan GOALS from Man of the Match Conor O’Donnell and Jeaic Mac Ceallabhuí helped Donegal maintain their 12-year unbeaten league run at MacCumhaill Park with victory over All-Ireland champions Tyrone on Saturday night. The sides were level on eight occasions before Oisin Gallen put the […]