Gallagher backed by Donegal county board


RORY Gallagher remains the man to lead Donegal forward, according to the county’s public relations officer Ed Byrne. Gallagher received a three-year extension to his contract last season, with an option for a further year. Byrne says his position isn’t under threat despite a disappointing championship campaign. Their season ended in a chastening 4-17 to […]


Kavanagh recalls invasive drugs testing experience


RORY Kavanagh has revealed the ‘intrusive’ experience of being required to produce a urine sample in the immediate aftermath of Donegal’s Division One final win over Mayo in 2007. Drug testing in the GAA hit the spotlight this week when it came to public attention that Kerry footballer Brendan O’Sullivan tested positive for the stimulant […]


Lacey: Donegal changing room is a ‘quieter place’


KARL Lacey says the changing room is a much “quieter place” without the presence of some of his former colleagues with whom he shared some of Donegal’s greatest days. Change is afoot following the recent retirements of Christy Toye, Eamon McGee, Colm McFadden and Rory Kavanagh, while a rake of others have left the panel […]


Bonner – Donegal U21s are on a journey


THE All-Ireland U21 Championship may pass in the blink of an eye, but for Donegal boss Declan Bonner it’s the culmination of an arduous but rewarding journey for management and player alike. When Bonner first came on board as U16 manager a five-year plan was installed in Donegal aimed at bolstering the senior inter-county team […]