KEVIN CASSIDY: Looking up for a new Donegal approach

THE opening weekend of this year’s National Football League certainly didn’t disappoint with some fascinating contests taking place in all divisions. We are spoiled nowadays with the amount of live action on view and on Saturday I spent most of the day sprawled out on the couch watching the opening two games of this year’s […]

McDaid: Donegal have survival instincts 

By Ryan Ferry FORMER Donegal selector Gary McDaid feels that Donegal’s Division One fate may come down to the final match against Roscommon but he’s backing Paddy Carr’s side to retain their top flight status. It will be a new-look Donegal side in this year’s league campaign but staying in Division One will remain a priority, especially […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: A no-win situation for Glen

CONFIRMATION has come through that Glen have lodged an objection that could potentially result in the All-Ireland club football final being replayed. Before I get into the nuts and bolts of it, let me begin by saying that Croke Park left the Glen club in an awful situation. The more I look at things, no […]

Donegal and Galway get the season underway in Tuam

DONEGAL and Galway  get the Division 1 season underway at Tuam Stadium (2pm) on Saturday Donegal are without a host of key stars, including 2022 TG4 Senior Players’ Player of the Year, Niamh McLaughlin, Geraldine McLaughlin, Yvonne Bonner and Karen Guthrie. With Niamh McLaughlin currently unavailable due to injury, vastly-experienced Emer Gallagher will captain the […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Moving on up

HUGE congratulations to the Glen club on reaching their first ever All-Ireland Senior Football final. After the run they had over the last two seasons, they are fully deserving of their place in this year’s decider because they are on an upwards trajectory and improving with each passing game. Now they face the biggest game of […]

Final round of McKenna Cup games set for midweek

CAVAN have made two changes for Wednesday’s final group game in the McKenna Cup in  Kingspan Breffni Park. Raymond Galligan takes over from Liam Brady between the posts. with Cian Madden coming into the attack at the expense of Brandon Boylan. Kieran McGeeney’s side were winners over Antrim with goals from Joe Sheridan and Conor […]

Donegal must make a case for the defence insists former star

By Michael McMullan FORMER Donegal star Joyce McMullin feels Michael Murphy’s retirement will leave a “huge void” to fill, but hopes the new management can unearth some solid defenders. In a feature interview this week, McMullin remarked how he has enjoyed watching Donegal in recent seasons, but feels they have struggled defensively. New manager Paddy Carr […]

Another Donegal hurdle for Dungiven on Ulster minor final day

Ulster Minor Football Tournament final Dungiven v Four Masters Sunday, St Paul’s Belfast, 1pm By Michael McMullan DONEGAL will once again provide the opponents for Dungiven on their return to the final of the Ulster Minor Football Tournament in Belfast. Dungiven took the first of 17 titles during the competitions’ history to the Oakleaf County […]

KEVIN CASSIDY – A 2023 wishlist

AS the curtain closes on 2022, we look forward to another year of GAA action as the new season throws in in a few days’ time. Teams all over Ireland will be busy setting goals and targets for the upcoming year buy here is my wish list for 2023. 1) A new resurgent Donegal As […]