Donegal football at a crossroads – Gildea

By Frank Craig John Gildea says that Donegal football has some big decisions to make in the next number of weeks – and they’re ones they simply must get right. County chairman Mick McGrath is scheduled to sit down with senior boss Declan Bonner on Wednesday to gauge his intentions moving forward. A narrow loss […]

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Molloy brands keyboard criticism as ‘sickening’

By Frank Craig Anthony Molloy has labelled social media comments aimed at Donegal team boss Declan Bonner as both ‘sickening’ and ‘ugly’. The 1992 All-Ireland winning captain contacted the Donegal News himself, this morning, Monday, to voice his anger at the online barbs directed at his former team-mate. Advertisement Donegal were narrowly edged out by […]

This is going to be so tasty – McGlynn

By Frank Craig Frank McGlynn expects sparks to fly when warring pair Donegal and Armagh clash in Ballybofey tomorrow – but he hopes it’s football that everyone is talking about when the dust eventually does settle.   The edge to the Tír Chonaill and Orchard rivalry at this moment in time couldn’t be sharper. Matters simmered […]

Row the Finn nearing the finish line!

A group of determined Finn Valley men and woman are nearing the end of what has been a unique charity challenge. The Pro-Fitness gym members in Ballybofey have, for the past month, been ‘rowing the Finn’ to raise funds for the three North West 10K charities – Donegal Diabetes Parents Support Group, The No Barriers Foundation, […]

New MacCumhaills training pitch in works

Donegal County Council intend to lease a plot of land located in Stranorlar to the MacCumhaills GAA club. The Twin Towns outfit intend to use the area, measuring just over 1.6 hectares, to develop a new training pitch to be used by their under age sides. In the document released by the council to its […]

Donegal need to get physical – Bradley

By Frank Craig Ryan Bradley says that if Donegal can get all their big men back around the middle third mix, it’ll make a big change to the way they’re currently having to play football. The Buncrana bulldozer and 2012 All-Ireland winner under Jim McGuinness believes his former side are missing a bit of torque […]

Time for Murphy to go to 14 – Cass

By Frank Craig Kevin Cassidy says Donegal need to offer something different in this season’s Championship and finally putting talisman Michael Murphy on the edge of the square would represent just that. Gaoth Dobhair’s three-time All-Star believes Declan Bonner will have enough physicality around the middle third by the time Armagh and April 24 rolls […]

Momentum is key for McGee

By Frank Craig Jason McGee hopes his recent run of game time for Donegal is a sign of things to come as we approach the business end of the season. Declan Bonner’s men can secure their Division 1 status at the weekend with provincial rivals Monaghan scheduled to come to Ballybofey. Advertisement With Donegal’s huge […]

Performance Chef Maurice McGeehan on sports nutrition

‘You are what you eat’ We meet the Donegal man directly responsible for fuelling the Irish rugby team By Frank Craig Advertisement Fintown native Maurice McGeehan is the Performance Chef for the IRFU – a role where he combines his culinary experience with his understanding of the science of nutrition. The Naomh Conaill clubman is […]

Donegal Sports Partnership funding of €104,000 approved

A total of 100 clubs, groups and organisations in Donegal have been allocated €104,000 under the Covid-19 Return to Sport Funding Programme.  Donegal Sports Partnership (DSP), with support from Sport Ireland and the Irish government, announced the approval of sports club and community funding allocations this afternoon (Tuesday). The small grants awards are aimed at supporting sports clubs and community organisations in […]