Christy Toye to play 50th Championship game for Donegal in Ulster final

BY CHRIS MCNULTY CHRISTY Toye would have long-since surpassed Brian Roper’s all-time appearance record (159) for Donegal, but for a horrific series of injuries. The 31-year-old St Michael’s man makes his 50th Championship appearance for Donegal in this Sunday’s Ulster SFC final against Monaghan in Clones. Advertisement In Championship football, Toye is bettered only by […]

Full-strength Donegal has McGuinness ‘managing a team’ again

BY CHRIS MCNULTY DONEGAL are on course to report a clean bill of health for Sunday’s Ulster SFC final against Monaghan (St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, 4pm). Jim McGuinness looks set to have quite a selection dilemma on his hands, but you won’t hear the Donegal manager complaining. Advertisement Rory Kavanagh is back in contention for […]

Donegal expect full participation at training this week

BY CHRIS MCNULTY DONEGAL manager Jim McGuinness hopes to have a full compliment of players taking an active part in training by Thursday night as the preparations intensify for an Ulster final rematch with Monaghan in Clones on July 20. By the end of the week, McGuinness expects to have welcomed Rory Kavanagh and Paddy […]

Darach O’Connor leads Donegal’s new generation – on and off the field

BY CHRIS MCNULTY DARACH O’Connor was only born in November 1995. By that stage, the star dust had left Donegal football. The boys of ‘92 had begun to drift into the sunset and summers became hopeful more than expectant. Advertisement County training had ceased by the time the leaves began to float, PJ McGowan […]