Chris McNulty: Toye an important cog as Donegal’s wheel gathers strength in Division 2
Jim McGuinness was encouraged by his Donegal side who defeated Laois by 13 points in their opening NFL Division 2 game
DONEGAL made an emphatic statement of their Division 2 credentials as they steamrolled Laois on what was surely an excruciating first day at the League office for the new O’Moore boss, Tomas Ó Flatharta.
YOUNG guns Odhrán MacNiallais and Darach O’Connor have been rewarded for a positive McKenna Cup campaign by being selected in Jim McGuinness’s starting XV for Sunday’s National Football League opener against Laois at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise (throw-in 2pm).
NEIL Gallagher and David Walsh are considered ‘doubtful’ by Jim McGuinness for Donegal’s opening National Football League game of the year away to Laois on Sunday (O’Moore Park, Portlaoise throw-in 2pm).
ST EUNAN’S College and Colaiste Inis Eoghain are cranking up their preparations for their forthcoming Danske Bank MacLarnon Cup quarter-finals, which are expected to take place at the beginning of February.
Chris McNulty: Donegal look to make ammends; Neil Gallagher re-affirms his worth; Murphy’s class knows no limits; New faces worth keeping; College problems to continue…
THIS time twelve months ago, Donegal were only getting down to serious business, having only returned to collective training fillowing their team holiday in Dubai.
THAT’S the McKenna Cup done and dusted for another year from a Donegal point of view. Two victories this week over Armagh and Queens University weren’t enough to seal a place in the semi-finals, but Jim McGuinness will still reflect on what has been an encouraging couple of weeks in action in the pre-season competition. […]
WHEN all seemed lost, Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana pulled the burning embers from the fire to steal victory from under the noses of Magh Ene, Bundoran in yesterday’s Senior B final in Convoy.