Donegal diehards Mark and Alison enjoying the journey

BY RYAN FERRY MARK and Alison Ferry are die-hard Donegal supporters who have loved every minute of following the county footballers throughout Ireland this year. The couple come from Newtowncunningham and are season ticket holders. Donegal matches dominate their weekend schedule and their thoughts in the lead-up to the game. Advertisement The return of Jim […]

McHugh isn’t expecting a game for the purists

By Shaun Casey MARK McHugh isn’t expecting a classic when Donegal and Galway lock horns on Sunday, with a spot in the All-Ireland final up for grabs. It could be cagey, it could be slow, and it might not be a game for the purists. Donegal are hoping to reach the showpiece for the first […]

Gaelic Life team of the week

AFTER another weekend of action across all codes, here is our latest Gaelic Life Team of the Week. Armagh and Donegal have made it to the last four in the race for Sam Maguire while Derry made their exit. There was camogie and ladies football action with some counties starting to focus on club action […]

The latest Gaelic Life team of the week

AFTER another weekend of action across all codes, here is our latest Gaelic Life Team of the Week. It was a significant weekend for the footballers of Armagh and Donegal who clinched top of their All-Ireland group. Antrim and Down advanced in the Tailteann Cup and Derry ended their losing streak to keep themselves in […]

Preview: Donegal’s Rebel mission

All-Ireland SFC Cork v Donegal Saturday, Páirc Uí Rinn, 2.30pm By Michael McMullan GROUND zero. That’s where Donegal manager Jim McGuinness took his side in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s win over Tyrone. On the face of it, their 0-21 to 0-14 win and the efficiency in front of the posts was matched by their […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: I expect another big Donegal performance

THE Donegal juggernaut rolls on after another impressive performance last weekend when they dismantled Tyrone on home soil. Jim McGuinness‘ men seem to be getting stronger with each passing week, and there is no doubt that they are now firmly in the conversation when it comes to All-Ireland potential winners. I expected Tyrone to put up […]

McHugh excited by Red Hand replay

By Shaun Casey OF the 15 competitive games Donegal have already played this season, 11 of them have been against Ulster opposition and they kickstart their All-Ireland charge on Saturday afternoon against another familiar foe in Tyrone. Of course, that included the McKenna Cup and Ulster Championship campaigns, while the northern province was well represented […]

Burns gets Ulster’s backing

Four Ulster Gaels give their thoughts on the appointment of Jarlath Burns as GAA President Conor Laverty “I have known Jarlath a long time and he’s a brilliant Gael. What he has done as principal of St Paul’s High School in Bessbrook is incredible and I think he’ll be a brilliant President for the GAA. […]

CAHAL CARVILL: Heading for disaster, the dangers of concussion

DURING my university days back in the noughties, we had our own triumvirate. Forget Caesar, Pompey and Crassus, Thursday nights out involved our very own pilgrimage to the Egg, the Bot and then Rain nightclub. Without fail during term time, you would meet one of our group in one or all three of these famous watering […]