Ulster ladies hoping that it’s second time lucky


By Niall Gartland ULSTER teams – with the notable exceptions of Armagh and Tyrone – will be hoping for a better outcome when they participate in their round two Ladies National League clashes this weekend. Donegal, Monaghan, Cavan, Down and Derry all slipped up in their opening round matches while Antrim and Fermanagh, both Division […]


Ladies league season gets underway


By Shaun Casey LAST year’s Division One league finalists Donegal travel west this weekend to take on Galway in the opening round of the National League. Maxi Curran’s side went all the way to the decider in 2022 but lost out to back-to-back All-Ireland champions Meath by two points. Donegal prevailed when they met Galway […]


Review of the year – Donegal


1 Murphy calls it day AFTER 177 games at senior inter-county level, Donegal’s greatest ever footballer called it a day. Donegal had won five Ulster titles and got their hands on Sam Maguire once before his career kicked off and he doubled it. That just sums up what he brought to the county. The fact […]


PREVIEWS: Huge knock-out clashes in Donegal


DONEGAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPSEMI-FINALS KILCAR V ST EUNAN’S Saturday, MacCumhaill Park, 7.30pm KILCAR are favourites with the bookies, but reigning champions St Eunan’s are second in the list and this could be a massive championship battle. It was called off as a mark of respect for the Devenney family last weekend and this could be a […]


Maxi Curran hits at the “end of an era” in Donegal


By Daire Walsh DONEGAL Ladies’ manager Maxi Curran said it was “probably the end of an era” after his side bowed out at the hands of All-Ireland champions Meath in Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final Niamh McLaughlin’s penalty had Donegal 1-3 to 0-3 head at the break, but a Meath stormed back into the game after the […]


Croke Park heartbreak for Donegal as Emma Duggan drags Meath into another decider


All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football semi-final Meath 0-12 Donegal 1-7 By Daire Walsh IT was heartbreak for Donegal at Croke Park on Saturday as Emma Duggan ‘s late heroics, for the second weekend running, shot defending champions Meath into another final with a thrilling victory at Croke Park. Advertisement Following her last-gasp point to earn the Royals […]


Champions must be at the “top of their game” against Donegal


By Michael McMullan EMMA Duggan kicked Meath’s winning score to set up Saturday’s Croke Park showdown with Donegal, but she insists the Royals must be “on top of their game.” She notched two points in Meath’s 2-8 to 1-9 win over Donegal in the Division One League decider back in April. “I remember celebrating afterwards, […]