Donegal Senior team manager Jim McGuinness
Donegal GAA manager always had faith in his side, up to the final whistle in last evening’s classic All Ireland quarter final against Kildare and he said that he never thought that they were beaten, a feeling he has had since the beginning of the year.
“Since the first game when we were eight points down when there was 20 minutes to go in the first League game against Sligo, I thought ‘this is what it is like to get beaten as an inter-county manager’.
“But they found something in that game and they dug very, very deep and they got over the line and they got the draw out of the game.
“The following week we went to Omagh and we beat Tyrone. Every single game since that when they have been in a very difficult situation they haven’t taken the easy option and opted out. Read more
The onset of this year’s All-Ireland series will be accompanied by an expanded programme of match day entertainment from this weekend until the end of the GAA Football Championship in September.
In addition to the use of bands and Scór acts around our games, a number of other initiatives have been organised with the intention of involving match day supporters with the event within Croke Park. Read more
Donegal’s All Ireland Football Quarter-Final opponents will be known tomorrow. The quarter final draw will be broadcast on RTE after the Galway v Waterford match on Sunday, July 24 and posted on gaa.ie thereafter.
AIl Football Quarter Finals
Bowl 1 – 4 Provincial Winners
Dublin Kerry Mayo Donegal
Bowl 2 – 4 Round 4 Winners
Down/ Cork; Limerick/Wexford; Kildare/ Derry; Armagh/Tyrone/ Roscommon Read more