Donegal’s McKenna Cup by numbers

100: Frank McGlynn made his 100th Donegal appearance during the McKenna Cup.

100: Frank McGlynn made his 100th Donegal appearance during the McKenna Cup.

Compiled by Chris McNulty

26 – Jim McGuinness used 26 players over the course of the three games


16 – Christy Toye’s appearance off the bench against Queen’s on Wednesday was the St Michael’s man’s first competitive game for Donegal since the 2012 All-Ireland final, some sixteen months previously

100 – Frank McGlynn made his 100th Donegal appearance in the win over Armagh at the Athletic Grounds

2-14 – Michael Murphy topped scored for Donegal in the McKenna Cup, scoring a combined 2-14

2 – Just two Donegal players picked up black cards: Rory Kavanagh in the opening game against Tyrone and Stephen McLaughlin in the final group game against Queen’s

0 – Donegal were well disciplined, with no players red carded in the competition, and only three yellow cards being flashed their way

2 – The number of debutants named by Jim McGuinness in the competition, with Buncrana’s Darach O’Connor and Malin’s Stephen McLaughlin making their senior bows this month

6 – Six players played every minute of the McKenna Cup campaign for Donegal: Frank McGlynn, Colm McFadden, Michael Murphy, Leo McLoone, Odhrán MacNiallais and Eamon McGee


13 – A total of thirteen Donegal players got on the scoreboard in the McKenna Cup

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