Lacey named, but will he start?

KARL Lacey has been named at centre-back in the Donegal team for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Mayo at Croke Park (throw-in 4pm).

Donegal still hope on McHugh

BY CHRIS MCNULTY DONEGAL haven’t given up hope on Mark McHugh’s availability for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter final against Mayo (Croke Park, 4pm). McHugh sat out Saturday’s qualifier win over Laois in Carrick-On-Shannon because of the combination of concussion, dead leg and calf muscle tear sustained in the Ulster final. Advertisement “It depends on his recovery, […]

Reaction: Dented pride drives Donegal to win

BY CHRIS MCNULTY IN CARRICK-ON-SHANNON THIS was more like it. Jim McGuinness wore a more contented look on Saturday night in the compact bowels of Pairc Sean MacDiarmada after Donegal side-stepped the banana skin of Laois. Advertisement “It’s good to get through, it was a tough battle,” the Donegal boss said. Six days earlier, McGuinness […]

Jim hits out at player treatment

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JIM McGuinness says he is ‘fearful’ of one of his Donegal players being left with a ‘serious injury’ if referees do not clamp down on the increasingly robust challenges they’re feeling. As he surveyed a 0-14 to 0-8 qualifier win over Laois that shot his team into an All-Ireland quarter-final, McGuinness gave […]