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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I ATTENDED the Gaoth Dobhair semi-final two weeks ago and a lot of the conversation circled around who would become the next Donegal management team and why the process was taking so long. Last week I was sitting in a coffee shop waiting for someone. With a little time on my hands, my mind wondered […]
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 […]
Former Donegal ace sees the strain people are under due to the pandemic
Rory Kavanagh has doubts about the future of the GAA season.
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 […]
KEVIN Cassidy has paid tribute to his former teammates Christy Toye, David Walsh and Rory Kavanagh after they announced their Donegal retirements.
An update on the Donegal panel, with some big fantasy players due to stay on.