A SECOND big away win of the campaign drew plenty of positives for Jim McGuinness to chew upon over the next three weeks as the National League goes into a break before the temperature rises in March.
DONEGAL went clear at the top of Division 2 thanks to another comprehensive win, as Jim McGuinness’s side had seven points to spare on Galway at Pearse Stadium.
Chris McNulty: Toye an important cog as Donegal’s wheel gathers strength in Division 2
ODHRÁN MacNiallais spent last year largely on the outside looking in, but having won a place in Donegal’s first XV the Gaoth Dobhair man is aiming to stay there.
JIM McGuinness has named an unchanged team for Donegal’s trip to Galway on Sunday.
Jim McGuinness was encouraged by his Donegal side who defeated Laois by 13 points in their opening NFL Division 2 game
JIM McGuinness is hoping that rejuvenated Donegal can achieve their goals this spring to enable them to ‘push for the Ulster Championship’.
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).