Neil was unique, the complete package – McGuinness

By Frank Craig The dust is only settling this week on the avalanche of plaudits for Neill McGee following his inter-county retirement. But it’s perhaps fitting that Jim McGuinness should have the final and, even, definite word on Gaoth Dobhair’s man of granite. Advertisement In an exclusive Q&A with the Donegal News, Donegal’s 2012 All-Ireland […]

McGee checks out

By Frank Craig Neil McGee has decided to bring the curtain down on his glittering Donegal career. Just weeks shy of his 37th birthday, the Gaoth Dobhair powerhouse bows out with a record 195 appearances under his belt. Advertisement But it will be his undeniable contribution to a golden period in Donegal’s history, where five […]

Donegal at an ‘advanced’ stage in boss hunt

By Frank Craig Donegal’s search for a new senior football boss is nearing its conclusion but it may take a wee while longer than anticipated to get it over the line. The Donegal News has learned that the three-person committee in charge with identifying Declan Bonner’s successor have narrowed their hunt down to what are […]

Boyle has real concerns as boss hunt continues

By Frank Craig Manus Boyle says the appointment of the next Donegal senior football boss has to have the overall welfare of the game, within the county, at its fulcrum. The 1992 legend has warned that quick fixes or marquee outside names will only lead Donegal further down what he believes is an already wayward […]

Major Donegal managerial development

By Frank Craig Donegal’s bid to find its new senior football team boss has been dealt a huge blow with the news that Malachy O’Rourke has ruled himself out of the running. The Donegal News understands that the former Fermangh and Monaghan manager isn’t interested in succeeding Declan Bonner at the helm for the 2023 […]

Donegal football at a crossroads – Gildea

By Frank Craig John Gildea says that Donegal football has some big decisions to make in the next number of weeks – and they’re ones they simply must get right. County chairman Mick McGrath is scheduled to sit down with senior boss Declan Bonner on Wednesday to gauge his intentions moving forward. A narrow loss […]

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Donegal need to get physical – Bradley

By Frank Craig Ryan Bradley says that if Donegal can get all their big men back around the middle third mix, it’ll make a big change to the way they’re currently having to play football. The Buncrana bulldozer and 2012 All-Ireland winner under Jim McGuinness believes his former side are missing a bit of torque […]

This Is Our Year and that seismic fallout

By Frank Craig Declan Bogue never intended to ruffle any feathers. His idea, to write a book chronicling some of Ulster’s biggest footballing personalities going about their business was, at the time, as innovative as it was unique. Advertisement The Fermanagh native was 30 years of age back in 2010 when he first hatched the […]

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