Daniel McLaughlin aiming big with St Michael’s

BY CHRIS MCNULTY IN the 2009 Donegal Under-21 Championship, played in February 2010, St Michael’s defeated Donegal’s under-21 kingpins, Naomh Conaill, 0-13 to 0-6. Daniel McLaughlin kicked three points that day and was Man of the Match. Nine of the ’09 Under-21 winners will be in line for places on Saturday night when the Creeslough-Dunfanaghy […]

Donegal SFC: Glenwilly stroll through, but must wait to learn semi-final opponents

BY CHRIS MCNULTY REIGNING champions Glenswilly coasted into the Donegal SFC semi-finals this afternoon courtesy of a 14-point win over Termon in Letterkenny. Two first-half goals by Darren McGinley and a late third from Leon Kelly helped the ruthless champions to a 3-9 to 0-4 win over their fierce derby rivals, who just couldn’t match […]

Donegal and McGuinness are making the dream real again

BY CHRIS MCNULTY c.mcnulty@donegalnews.com “It’s not because the world has forgotten; it’s because this once unlikely dream has become that most extraordinary of things: It has become real,” – Barack Obama IN the fourteenth minute of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final between Donegal and Dublin, the Dublin based company Huggity snapped hundreds of images, taking in every […]

Jim McGuinness insists semi-final won’t be repeat of 2011 clash

BY CHRIS MCNULTY c.mcnulty@donegalnews.com JIM McGuinness doesn’t believe that Donegal’s August 31 All-Ireland semi-final clash with Dublin will be a repeat of the low-scoring, defence-dominated meeting in 2011. It was a game that drew reams of columns in newspapers and countless debates on television and radio. Donegal had taken the blanket defence to new level […]

Colm McFadden encouraged by emphatic Donegal win

BY CHRIS MCNULTY COLM McFadden was encouraged by Sunday’s win over Antrim – but says it will count for nothing unless the Anglo-Celt is aboard the bus in four weeks’ time. The St Michael’s man saw young-guns Darach O’Connor and Odhrán MacNiallais bag 1-6 to gun down the Saffrons and fire Donegal into their fourth […]