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Declan Bonner: “It Is A Ridiculous Rule That Needs To Change”

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For those who weren’t glued to Shane Lowry’s incredible victory in the 148th Open Championship in Portrush, there was the small matter of a ding-dong shootout in Croke Park between Kerry and Donegal. In the end, it finished honours even as both sides now turn their attentions to Navan and Castlebar, respectively, in two weeks time. Following the game, Donegal …

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Allianz League Final Preview: Murphy The Man To Manhandle Meath

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The Allianz Football League Division 2 Final throws up plenty of questions in what is possibly the most intriguing of all the finals taking place this weekend. Meath head into the game safe in the knowledge that top-tier status is secured for 2020 but they’ve gone six from seven en route to the final with their only loss coming against …

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Reports: Ex Mayo Boss Rochford To Join Donegal Backroom Team

Former Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford looks set to join Declan Bonner’s backroom team in Donegal for the 2019 season, according to reports. When asked about the possibility last week, Bonner dismissed the rumours as “bunkum” but it looks as though the Donegal manager has performed a U-turn. Rochford would be a replacement for former Donegal star, Karl Lacey who left …

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Scully Hits A Brace Of Goals As Dublin See Off Donegal

Dublin 2-15 Donegal 0-16 Dublin saw off the brave effort of Ulster champions, Donegal to claim the win in their opening encounter of the Super 8s in Croke Park this evening. There were ominous signs for Declan Bonner’s men from the start as two kick-outs from Shaun Patton went straight into the waiting arms of the Dublin forwards, who failed …

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Donegal Exodus Continues As Another Star Departs The Squad

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Declan Bonner has enjoyed a somewhat promising start to his second stint as Donegal manager, after claiming the Dr McKenna Cup, and performing throughout the Allianz National Football League. After narrow losses to Kerry, Galway and Dublin, they got their first win on the board against Kildare and there are certainly several positives for Bonner to take away. Michael Murphy has returned …

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Declan Bonner Admits Next Game Is A Must-Win For Point-Less Donegal

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Donegal fell to Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday evening, despite a second-half fightback spearheaded by the impressive Paddy McBrearty. Overall there were several positives for the Ulster side, not least the return of Michael Murphy to action. Nonetheless, moral victories don’t put points on the board for Declan Bonner’s side. While the manager is under no illusions about the need …

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Paddy McBrearty Highlights One Positive From Bitterly Disappointing 2017 Season For Donegal

Donegal open their Allianz National Football League Division 1 campaign against Kerry this weekend, as they look to put a disappointing 2017 behind them. The Tír Chonaill men came into last summer off the back of a promising league campaign, but were truly humbled by Tyrone in the Ulster semi-final. Following on from that defeat, they attempted to reach Croke Park …

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New Donegal Manager Declan Bonner Lays Out 2018 Goals

EirGrid Ulster GAA Under 21 Football Championship Quarter-Final, Healy Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone 15/3/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Donegal manager Declan Bonner Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Lorcan Doherty

Donegal endured a brutally disappointing 2017 season, after a league campaign full of promise. The Tír Chonaill men saw a huge overturn in players after a raft of retirements, and the spine of a successful U-21 team were thrown into the mix. However, heavy defeats to Tyrone and Galway by a combined 24 points put an end to their championship ambitions. The …

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Donegal Set To Confirm New Senior Football Manager Tomorrow

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Donegal have been on the lookout for a new manager in recent weeks, after the departure of Rory Gallagher. The Ulster outfit endured a hugely underwhelming 2017 campaign, suffering heavy defeats to Tyrone and Galway. However, there is a hope that they can turn things around in the coming years, as their U-21 side claimed the Ulster title earlier this year, …

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Former Donegal All-Ireland Winner Seeks Position Of Senior Football Manager

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Following the resignation of Rory Gallagher after a bitterly disappointing 2017 championship, former All-Ireland winner and Donegal’s current under-21 manager, Declan Bonner has staked his claim for the position of senior football manager. Having told the Donegal Democrat earlier in the week that he had yet to decide on putting his name forward, Highland Radio, have now confirmed that Bonner …

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Declan Bonner Backs Donegal Youth To Excel Ahead Of Ulster Championship

Donegal under 21 manager, Declan Bonner spoke to Pundit Arena about the county’s prospects in the 2017 senior championship ahead of their opening Ulster SFC tie against Antrim this weekend.  Speculation around the shape Donegal are in ahead of this championship campaign is infested with word that the team is in a period of ‘transition’. That is the natural instinctive …

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Tony McEntee Rules Himself Out Of Cavan Job As New Frontrunner Emerges

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Selectors' Tony McEntee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Cavan are on the lookout for a new senior football manager, after Terry Hyland departed following this year’s Championship. The Breffni Men reached the National Football League Division 2 final this year, and despite losing to Tyrone, they will be promoted to the top tier next season. However, the summer failed to live up to expectations. After an Ulster quarter-final victory over …

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