Clash of the titans in Donegal

By Michael McMullan CHAMPIONS Naomh Conaill face the acid test of their credentials against St Eunan’s in Sunday’s Donegal SFC semi-final in Ballybofey. It’s a repeat of last year’s final won by Martin Regan’s men and the recent group clash that finished level, 0-9 all, in Glenties. St Eunan’s were champions in 2021, beating Naomh […]

JOE BROLLY: Heeeeere’s Jimmy

JUST when you thought it was safe, he’s back. Like Freddie Kruger appearing at the window. Or Jack Nicholson at the door with an axe, grinning, those dark eyes flashing. “Heeeeere’s Jimmy.” Having engineered the most extraordinary coup in the history of Gaelic football in 2012, then the greatest ambush in living memory (the 2014 All-Ireland […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: A deserving title for Glenties who came with a plan

GLENTIES overcame all the odds last weekend to land their sixth title overcoming a hotly fancied St Eunan’s side in a pulsating encounter. St Eunan’s were the team on everyone’s lips this year with no-one giving any other team a chance. Going into the game a lot of people, myself included, thought that St Eunan’s […]

Kavanagh the frontrunner for Donegal senior hotseat

By Michael McMullan FORMER Donegal star Rory Kavanagh has emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Declan Bonner as the county’s senior football manager, Gaelic Life understands. Kavanagh, an All-Ireland winner in 2012, retired after Donegal’s narrow loss in the final two years later before being coaxed back by Rory Gallagher in 2016. After finishing his […]

Kavanagh recalls invasive drugs testing experience

RORY Kavanagh has revealed the ‘intrusive’ experience of being required to produce a urine sample in the immediate aftermath of Donegal’s Division One final win over Mayo in 2007. Drug testing in the GAA hit the spotlight this week when it came to public attention that Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan tested positive for the stimulant […]