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

Geraldine McLaughlin is back to her devastating best and is gunning for Ulster SFC glory once more.

Coulter and Donegal will face Warkwickshire next Saturday.

Patrick McBrearty's form to date this campaign has been simply sensational.


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