Cunningham stays with Kilcar

By Michael McMullan LEAGUE champions Kilcar have retained Conor Cunningham as manager going into the 2023 season. Kilcar – who had Armagh All-Ireland winner Barry O’Hagan on board as trainer last season – are searching for their first county title since 2017. The Towney side were edged out at the semi-final stage this season at the […]

Kilcar boss: We have to trust instincts

By Shaun Casey ALL the hard work has been done and it’s about the enjoyment of huge championship clashes says Kilcar boss Conor Cunningham. His side face reigning Donegal champions St Eunan’s this weekend with a spot in the final the prize for the victors. It’s a postponed clash after last weekend’s match was rescheduled […]

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 […]

Final berths up for grabs in Donegal

DONEGAL SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL GAOTH DOBHAIR v NAOMH CONAILL Sunday, Ballybofey, 4pm GAOTH Dobhair have lost their two most recent championship games to Naomh Conaill, including a group-stage clash a few weeks ago. They’re also sweating on the fitness of Neil McGee. Glenties got a good win over Glenswilly in the quarter-finals and they’re our […]

Killybegs embrace underdogs’ tag

KILLYBEGS are embracing the underdogs’ tag as they head into the Donegal Senior Football Championship quarter-final against near neighbours Kilcar. Manager Antoine O’Hara believes that Kilcar are “one of the top two or three teams in Donegal, if not in Ulster” but hopes that his youthful side will have enough to match them on Saturday afternoon. […]

Last four places up for grabs in Donegal SFC

DONEGAL SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINALS KILCAR V KILLYBEGS Saturday, Tir Conaill Park, 12 noon With the league title already in the bag, 2017 champions Kilcar will bring belief to the championship. Mark Sweeney and Stephen McBrearty kicked 0-4 apiece in their last outing, but Paddy McBrearty will return this weekend. Advertisement Verdict: Kilcar   AODH […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: The ‘big four’ to prevail in Donegal

AFTER all of the shadowboxing over the last number of weeks, the real action gets underway here in Donegal this weekend as knockout championship rolls into town. I feel strongly that a new structure must be looked at going forward, but it is what it is at this stage, so hopefully we will get some […]

KEVIN CASSIDY: Change of structure needed for Donegal Championship

NOW that the formalities are played out, the Donegal Senior Football Championship hits fever pitch next weekend as the quarter-final pairings were confirmed. Before I move on the possibilities of next weekend, I must touch on the overall structure of the club championship here at home because I think it’s in need of a major shakeup. We […]

Previews: A busy weekend in the Donegal Club Championship

DONEGAL SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THREE ST EUNAN’S V CLOUGHANEELY Saturday, O’Donnell Park, 1.30pm REIGNING champions St Eunan’s have edged closer to a place in the knock-out rounds with a thumping win over Bundoran last weekend. Cloughaneely are coming off the back of a one-sided defeat to Kilcar and it’s hard to see them faring […]