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 […]

Report: Improved Donegal back on track

DONEGAL 0-14 LAOIS 0-08 BY CHRIS MCNULTY AT PAIRC SEAN MACDIADMADA THE murky world of the All-Ireland qualifiers are no place for demanding perfection. What Donegal gave on Saturday evening in claustrophobic Carrick-On-Shannon was a performance that was far from perfect, but at least there were plenty of signs of improvement. Most especially when faced […]