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Draw For Next Year’s Ulster Senior Football Championship Confirmed

Ulster Championship Draw

The draw for next year’s Ulster senior football championship has been made.  Reigning champions Donegal will face an incredibly difficult opening match as they take on neighbours Tyrone in the quarter-finals. Last year’s beaten finalists Cavan, who made their first provincial decider in 18 years in 2019, will take on Monaghan in the preliminary quarter-final. The winner of that match …

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“A Lot Of People Didn’t Give Us A Chance” – Aidan O’Shea

Aidan O'Shea

Mayo’s 1-14 to 1-10 win over Donegal at McHale Park in Castlebar on Saturday evening secured their spot in the All Ireland semi-final next Saturday where either Dublin or Tyrone lies in wait.  In fact, such has been Mayo’s competitiveness over the last decade, this will be their eight All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons. The green and red were …

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Mayo Dump Donegal Out Of The Championship In Castlebar

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Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Mayo are back in an All-Ireland semi-final after defeating Donegal in their Super 8s shootout in Castlebar. Donegal started the brighter of the two sides in Castlebar and opened the scoring through Patrick McBrearty who collected a pass before jinking inside and firing over. Declan Bonner’s men made it two points from two shots moments later …

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TV Details Announced For Final Round Of The Super 8s

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Come Sunday evening, we will know the four teams set to compete for Sam Maguire following the final round of the Super 8s. Group 2 is already set in stone with Tyrone and Dublin meeting in what is essentially a dead-rubber game while Cork and Roscommon fight it out to avoid the wooden spoon. Meanwhile, it’s fair to say most …

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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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Honours Even For Kerry & Donegal Following Grandstand Finish

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park Kerry 1-20 Donegal 1-20 Wow, what a finish. It looked like Kerry’s match, then it looked like Donegal’s. In the end, it finished a draw and it was probably a fair reflection on what was a highly entertaining finish at Croke Park. Michael Murphy and Paul Geaney proved the heroes on both sides …

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Eoghan Ban Gallagher Ruled Out For Season With Broken Ankle

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Donegal have been dealt a huge blow ahead of this weekend’s crunch clash against Kerry with the news that Eoghan Ban Gallagher is set to miss the remainder of the season.  The news was first reported by Highland Radio who claimed that Gallagher suffered a “serious leg injury” with the news filtering through since that the wing-back had suffered a …

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Super 8s Final Round Fixture Details Released For Bank Holiday Weekend

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The fixture details have been released ahead of the final phase of the All-Ireland Super 8s campaign which is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Depending on the results of this weekend’s Croke Park double-headers on Saturday and Sunday, the final phase of games could prove pivotal in determining who qualifies for this year’s All-Ireland SFC …

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McBrearty Hits 1-6 As Donegal Swat Aside Meath Challenge

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Donegal 2-19 Meath 1-13 Donegal got over the line against Meath in their Super 8s opener at Ballybofey but they were made to work for it every step of the way by Andy McEntee’s side. Declan Bonner’s men came into the game as overwhelming favourites having already beaten the Royals twice this year on top of cruising to a fifth …

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Donegal’s Katy Herron Signs Deal With Western Bulldogs

Katy Herron

Donegal ladies football star Katy Herron has signed a deal with ALFW side the Western Bulldogs for the 2020 season.  Herron, who has signed an international rookie contract, will be playing alongside Tipperary’s Aisling McCarthy. “Sport is a huge part of my life and to get the opportunity to focus solely on that and play in Australia is very exciting,” …

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Gaelic Football Team Of The Week: Cavan & Donegal Dominate

Another great weekend in the Gaelic Football Championship as Cavan qualified for a first Ulster final in 18 years where they will meet an on-fire Donegal outfit.  As expected, Dublin strolled into the Leinster final where they will meet Meath who had 11 points to spare over Laois in Croke Park. Here is our team of the week. 1. Shaun …

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Conclusions As Clinical Donegal Swat Aside Tyrone Challenge

Tyrone 0-15 Donegal 1-16 Donegal are through to the 2019 Ulster SFC final following a convincing win over Tyrone at Breffni Park this evening.  In truth, four points flattered Tyrone who were second best from the get-go of this highly-anticipated encounter. Donegal, however, were brilliant throughout in particular their forward unit who ran Tyrone ragged all afternoon. Here are our …

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