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 […]

Warhorse McGee excited about Donegal’s prospects

BY FRANK CRAIG Neil McGee says football has and continues to provide him with a positive distraction from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Donegal legend (34) shows no sign of slowing up even if he concedes that the road behind him is much longer now than what’s in front of him at this level. Advertisement He […]

McGee’s determination as fierce as ever

By Frank Craig Neil McGee’s desire to win shows no sign of waning. One of Gaelic football’s most dominant figures, his physical cut remains as impressive as ever. He’s 33, but he’s still Donegal’s most feared warrior on the field of play. Advertisement There was a period of idleness around the midpoint of the second-half […]

McGee not short of back-up

DONEGAL’S teak-tough defender Neil McGee says his full-back colleague Paddy McGrath will come to his aid if he needs some help this season. McGee is one of the best full-backs in the country and previously, he had his big brother Eamon beside him if things got heated. Eamon retired from intercounty football at the end […]