Gillespie ready to put injuries nightmare behind him

By Frank Craig Kieran Gillespie hopes that a prolonged rehab stint over the course of the last year and a bit will mean he’s finally ready to put his injury woes behind him. The Gaoth Dobhair man has endured a cruel run of luck over the past number of years that has robbed both club […]

Category: GAA

Campbell on rugby, Donegal links and love for GAA

By Frank Craig Kieran Campbell is the new Ireland Under 20 rugby head coach. The current Ulster Academy manager – whose father Tom hails from Front Street, Ardara – will take over the reins from Noel McNamara. Advertisement Campbell has acted as assistant to McNamara since 2018 and the pair led the Ireland youngsters to […]

Ex Harps man McGee on Maradona, Pele and 1974 Cup joy

By Frank Craig Former Finn Harps star Paul McGee says that the recent but untimely death of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona stopped him in his tracks. McGee, famously, is the Republic of Ireland International that was in the right place at the right time back in 1980 when he swapped shirts with the diminutive […]

Donegal have lessons to learn but they can bounce back

By Frank Craig The fallout and demand for answers following Donegal’s shock Ulster final defeat to Cavan continues and will, most likely, be a hot sporting topic of debate right up until they once again kick a ball in anger in 2021. Social media, even by name, is a terrible contradiction as there is nothing […]

A Land of Giants now around the Donegal middle – Gildea

By Frank Craig John Gildea is regarded as one of Donegal’s finest ever middle men. But the former Naomh Conaill fetcher says the vertical muscle currently putting itself so impressively about around the middle third for Donegal is better than it’s ever been. Advertisement Because of the way football has evolved tactically, Donegal are now […]

Morrison determined to make swift return

By Frank Craig Conor Morrison admits that 2020 was a season that he’d targeted from way out. The juggle of tying to obtain a college degree and make a dent on the Donegal senior football team had come to an end. Advertisement Rory Kavanagh, his St Eunan’s teammate, had previously told him that when the […]

McDonnell believes Armagh are stirring once again

By Frank Craig Stevie McDonnell says Armagh will turn up for their Ulster SFC semi-final clash with Donegal firmly believing they can win the game. The legendary ex Orchard marksman says that his former team mate Kieran McGeeney looks like he’s on the verge of pushing his county back to the forefront of Gaelic football. […]

Finn Harps are staying up automatically

Finn Harps 1 Waterford FC 0 Finn Harps have secured their Premier Division safety on their own terms after a battling win over Waterford in Ballybofey tonight. Advertisement With Shelbourne going down to champions Shamrock Rovers, Harps’ 1-0 victory in their final league outing of the campaign was enough to spare them the relegation/promotion play-off […]

Harps pick up another vital three points

Finn Harps 3 St Patrick’s Athletic 2 By Frank Craig at Finn Park Advertisement An excellent effort from Finn Harps this evening in Ballybofey helped secure another vital win as their bid to avoid the relegation/promotion play-off spot continues to gather momentum. Harps had squandered an early two-goal lead after Adam Foley and Stephen Folan […]

Boyle-Carr: We have to hit ground running

By Frank Craig Amy Boyle-Carr says a revamped group stage All-Ireland SFC doesn’t disguise the fact that Donegal’s entire season rests on how their fare first day out against Dublin. The Dubs are aiming for a fourth title in a row. It’s the most difficult start imaginable for Maxi Curran’s girls. The provincial titles have […]