Jim McGuinness hails comeback king Christy Toye

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JIM McGuinness hailed Christy Toye’s influence as the St Michael’s man marked his 50th Championship game win Sunday’s Ulster final win. Toye became only the third Donegal player ever to enter the 50 club – after Michael Hegarty and Colm McFadden – completing a magnificent comeback season. Advertisement Toye was shot down […]

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 […]

Jim McGuinness’s half-time pep talk reminds Donegal of their prep work

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JIM McGuinness got his players into the dressing room at half-time and reminded them, without stripping the paint from the walls, that their display had gone somewhat against the hard slog of the last month. Donegal have turned the screw since beating Derry, but in the first 35 minutes yesterday there were […]