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 […]


McKernan free to play Monaghan


  KEVIN McKernan has been cleared to play against Monaghan in next Saturday’s Round 4B qualifier after his black card picked up in the Ulster final against Tyrone was rescinded last night. The Burren clubman was black carded in the 41st minute by referee Joe McQuillan following an off-the-ball incident with Sean Cavanagh. That was […]


Ó Fearghaíl: I feel for McGrath


GAA PRESIDENT Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has revealed his personal disappointment that Pete McGrath has stepped down as Fermanagh senior boss as a consequence of player unrest. Just last Tuesday Fermanagh GAA announced that McGrath would be staying on for a fifth season in charge, but it is understood that a players’ meeting on Thursday evening […]


Down handed Monaghan rematch


DOWN will meet Monaghan in Round 4B of the All-Ireland Qualifiers following this morning’s draw. The other match will see Armagh facing Kildare as Kieran McGeeney meets his old team. Both games are set to be played at neutral venues. The matches are due to be played on Saturday, July 29 with the CCCC set […]


Surprise factor gone from Down – Harte


DOWN will no longer have the surprise factor to carry into Sunday’s Ulster final but remain a dangerous threat to Tyrone according to Mickey Harte. The Mourne County have wound back the clock in recent weeks to their illustrious past, making light of their underdogs tag to shock both Armagh and Monaghan in the Championship. […]