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GAA camp for girls aims to produce future county stars 5 years ago

GAA camp for girls aims to produce future county stars

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Aoife McDonnell and Yvonne McMonagle were part of the side which landed a second Ulster title in three years for the county last weekend.

The duo will be joined by …
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McLaughlin magic drives Donegal ladies to Ulster title 5 years ago

McLaughlin magic drives Donegal ladies to Ulster title

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Donegal 4-11 Monaghan 0-15

Geraldine McLaughlin (pictured above by Geraldine Diver) played a skipper’s role with 2-6, while her sidekick Yvonne McMonagle was also in superbly creative form. Roisin Friel’s goal set Donegal …
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Donegal boxers in Sofia for European Championships 5 years ago

Donegal boxers in Sofia for European Championships

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Carndonagh lightweight Clarke and Illies Golden Gloves featherweight McDaid are competing in Bulgaria.

Clarke competes in the youth competition at 57kgs with McDaid in the junior ranks at 54kgs.

Clarke …
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New Mexico-bound Arlene Crossan leads the way for Donegal’s golden girls 5 years ago

New Mexico-bound Arlene Crossan leads the way for Donegal’s golden girls

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Crossan has turned her season around in some style in the last week.

Having had a frustrating time at the recent Schools’ Championships, Crossan is back on form again.

Last …
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Donegal Women’s League squads enjoy fine Gaynor Cup weekends 5 years ago

Donegal Women’s League squads enjoy fine Gaynor Cup weekends

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Both sides lost just one game in what was a superb four days of action on the UL campus.

Shannon Cunningham and Caoimhe Heron scored the Donegal Under-14s’ goals in …
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Julianne Herrity is named ‘Woman of the Year’ from her soccer career in America 5 years ago

Julianne Herrity is named ‘Woman of the Year’ from her soccer career in America

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Herrity has since returned home and the midfielder is playing with Sion Swifts in Northern Ireland.

The 27-year-old from Kiltoy in Letterkenny has just returned from two years at Carson-Newman …
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Team Tri Quads become first women’s team to complete Donegal Ultra race! 5 years ago

Team Tri Quads become first women’s team to complete Donegal Ultra race!

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Their team, Team Tri Quads, won the ladies’ section overall, and are the first ladies’ team to complete the enormous 555km cycle around Donegal’s rugged coastline.

Speaking to Donegal Woman, …
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Roma McLaughlin named in Irish panel for Scotland friendly 5 years ago

Roma McLaughlin named in Irish panel for Scotland friendly

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The game takes place at Stark Park, the home of Raith Rovers and will be the final game before the 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign begins in September.

Colin Bell, …
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Girl power: Boyle sisters to be only all-female crew in Donegal Rally 5 years ago

Girl power: Boyle sisters to be only all-female crew in Donegal Rally

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Rallying is nothing new in the Boyle household. Their father, Martin, and their uncles, Liam and John, are well-known around the rallying circuits of Donegal and beyond.

On Friday morning, …
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Radiologist Grania zooms in on an ultra fitness challenge 5 years ago

Radiologist Grania zooms in on an ultra fitness challenge

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Grania MacGinty a Radiologist at Letterkenny General Hospital and a busy mum, didn’t get much time to do exercise outside her working hours and looking after her family, that was …
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Listen: Karen Guthrie’s emotion said it all as Donegal ladies reach Ulster final 5 years ago

Listen: Karen Guthrie’s emotion said it all as Donegal ladies reach Ulster final

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The Donegal ladies came from eleven points down after a first half in which they failed to score to topple Armagh and reach the Ulster final.

“Absolutely crazy,” Guthrie, her …
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Gender-based terms such as “playing like a girl” may soon be banned in rugby 5 years ago

Gender-based terms such as “playing like a girl” may soon be banned in rugby

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The Victorian Rugby Union is piloting a new programme, ‘Quilt’, designed to empower women on and off the pitch by stamping out gender-based discrimination and promoting gender equality.

The organisation …
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Reverend Alison runs a successful campaign for church hall 5 years ago

Reverend Alison runs a successful campaign for church hall

Donegal Methodist Minister Rev. Alison Gallagher made two great achievements when she completed the Walled City Marathon in Derry on Saturday.

Rev. Gallagher took on the marathon challenge to raise funds …
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Super run sees Ann-Marie McGlynn win Vhi Women’s Mini-Marathon in Dublin 5 years ago

Super run sees Ann-Marie McGlynn win Vhi Women’s Mini-Marathon in Dublin

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McGlynn, a native of Offaly, who previously competed for Lifford AC, came home in the 10k event an impressive time of 33 minutes and 55 seconds.

Runners, joggers and walkers …
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Donegal girls kick out at barriers in sport 5 years ago

Donegal girls kick out at barriers in sport

Young girls of Donegal have said that girls aren’t praised, supported or encouraged enough when it comes to sports, but the importance of girls in sport must not be underestimated, …
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Donegal mum is having a go at an Ultra Race… and she’s only been cycling a year! 6 years ago

Donegal mum is having a go at an Ultra Race… and she’s only been cycling a year!

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Sheral Hetherington, aged 44, has always been interested in keeping fit, but the challenge she is about to take on could be compared to a mid-life crisis.

On Friday June …
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Future soccer starlets are off to entertain at the Aviva 6 years ago

Future soccer starlets are off to entertain at the Aviva

The event kicks off at 11.30am in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, where 26 schools are competing in six sections.

Woodland NS, hailed as the ‘Woodlands Wonder Women’ by their coach Michael O’ …
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Mary McAteer: The ‘First Lady’ of Donegal soccer 6 years ago

Mary McAteer: The ‘First Lady’ of Donegal soccer

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There were times when Mary McAteer was the very definition of a one-woman club in Rathmullan.

The White Heart Bar in the seaside village was Rathmullan Celtic’s administrative office, changing …
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Dedicated U13 ladies face back-to-back battles this weekend 6 years ago

Dedicated U13 ladies face back-to-back battles this weekend

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The U13s is a new competition open to the province.

After a first-game loss to Antrim, the girls knew they had to win every other game to guarantee a …
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Tyler Toland is off to Czech Republic with Irish U17s for European Championships 6 years ago

Tyler Toland is off to Czech Republic with Irish U17s for European Championships

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The St Johnston woman, a midfielder with Maiden City, has become a key part of the Dave Bell-managed Irish squad.

Ireland will face England, Norway and the Netherlands next week …
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Letterkenny AC senior women swap bronze medals for silver! 6 years ago

Letterkenny AC senior women swap bronze medals for silver!

Athletes Nakita Burke, Annmarie McGlynn and Noeleen Scanlan finished third in their event at the highly prestigious Irish Life Health National Road Relay Championships in Raheny, Dublin on Sunday.

However, in an unprecedented turn …
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Donegal girls to rediscover the fun of fitness at new roadshow 6 years ago

Donegal girls to rediscover the fun of fitness at new roadshow

The Donegal Youth Council will launch their Sports Recognition for Girls Roadshow in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny on Wednesday 26th April.

The Roadshow will continue throughout the month …
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Letterkenny women break records at National Road Relays 6 years ago

Letterkenny women break records at National Road Relays

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The experienced combination of Irene McFadden, Ann Marie McGlynn and Monica McGranaghan took gold for Letterkenny Athletic Club at the highly prestigous Irish Life Health National Road Relay Championships in …
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Donegal ladies reach Division 1 final after emphatic win over Galway 6 years ago

Donegal ladies reach Division 1 final after emphatic win over Galway

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Donegal 5-11 Galway 1-7

By Jackie Cahill at Markievicz Park, Sligo

McLaughlin scored an incredible 4-4 and McMonagle added 1-4 as Donegal, Division 2 champions last year, qualified for their …
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Raphoe Town’s schoolgirls on a mission to find equality in Donegal soccer 6 years ago

Raphoe Town’s schoolgirls on a mission to find equality in Donegal soccer

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Ella McCarron, Áine O’Flanagan and Hannah McCarron play for Raphoe Town’s Under-10s in the East Donegal Schoolboys League, but the trio have led calls for the league to be re-named …
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Picture special: North West Women’s Super League is launched 6 years ago

Picture special: North West Women’s Super League is launched

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The North West Women’s Super League is a coming together of what had been the Donegal Women’s League and the Inishowen Ladies League.

It is the first amalgamation between the …
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Success for Mulroy Under-12s at Easter Tournament in Kilkenny 6 years ago

Success for Mulroy Under-12s at Easter Tournament in Kilkenny

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It was their first time to take part in the tournament, run by the Kilkenny Woman’s Football Club.

Mulroy topped their group, winning six out of six in the group …
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‘Exciting venture’ for women’s soccer with launch of North-West Women’s Super League 6 years ago

‘Exciting venture’ for women’s soccer with launch of North-West Women’s Super League

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Details of the new League, an amalgamation of the Donegal Women’s League and the Inishowen Ladies League, will be unveiled at a press conference on Easter Monday evening at the …
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New Donegal Women’s League season starts this week 6 years ago

New Donegal Women’s League season starts this week

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The first teams to kick off in 2017 will be the Under-14s. The first round of games in the Under-14 Terry Leyden League are pencilled in to take place on …
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Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley 6 years ago

Pictures: Rundonegal Women’s 5K brings pink power to the Finn Valley

The RunDonegal Women’s 5K aimed to raise vital funds for the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

The Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund was established in honour of Glencolmcille …
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Aoife brings home gold after impressive shot put win! 6 years ago

Aoife brings home gold after impressive shot put win!

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Cranford Athletic Club’s Aoife Giles won gold in the U14 girl’s shot put at the National Indoor Track and Field Championships in Athlone.

Hundreds of athletes from around Ireland traveled …
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Boxers Labhaoise Clarke and Chloe McDaid in Irish finals this week 6 years ago

Boxers Labhaoise Clarke and Chloe McDaid in Irish finals this week

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Carndonagh ABC’s Clarke, who celebrated her 18th birthday this week, is aiming for a tenth Irish title, while Little Miss Dynamite McDaid, from the Illies Golden Gloves, goes to win …
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Women’s Rugby stars get Donegal girls to give fitness a try 6 years ago

Women’s Rugby stars get Donegal girls to give fitness a try

Girls from St. Catherine’s VS, Killybegs; Abbey VS, Donegal Town; Magh Ene, Bundoran; Finn Valley College, Stranorlar;  St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar, Errigal College, Letterkenny; Mulroy College, Milford, Crana College, Buncrana …
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Donegal girls Roma and Tyler named as International Players of the Year 6 years ago

Donegal girls Roma and Tyler named as International Players of the Year

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Roma McLaughlin has been named International Under-19 Women’s Player of the Year. Roma graduated into the senior team in 2016 and recently competed with the Colin Bell-managed seniors at the …
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Donegal girls celebrate Donaghy Cup success with Marino 6 years ago

Donegal girls celebrate Donaghy Cup success with Marino

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Marino defeated Royal College of Surgeons 3-11 to 1-10 in the final, played at Islandeady in Mayo.

Raphoe woman Eimear Shovlin was the goalkeeper on the Marino side and was …
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“I don’t even think of myself as being adopted,” says Ardara’s Chinese goalkeeper Rosa 6 years ago

“I don’t even think of myself as being adopted,” says Ardara’s Chinese goalkeeper Rosa

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A goalkeeper of some renown now, Kelly was in goal last weekend as GMIT defeated Ulster University Coleraine in the Lagan Cup final.

By her own admission, it’s ‘strange to …
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Tyler Toland aims to fire Irish Under-17s closer to Championship qualification 6 years ago

Tyler Toland aims to fire Irish Under-17s closer to Championship qualification

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A 1-0 win over Serbia propelled Dave Bell’s squad to the top of Group 4, however midfield ace Toland sees more benefit in working harder rather than basking in the …
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Tyler Toland and Irish Under-17s begin Elite Qualifiers in Serbia 6 years ago

Tyler Toland and Irish Under-17s begin Elite Qualifiers in Serbia

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Dave Bell’s Ireland, including Deele College student Toland, face the host nation, Serbia, at Stara Pazova this afternoon at 1pm.

On Wednesday, the Girls in Green take on Scotland at …
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Sharon Black is the first Donegal woman to complete The Race 6 years ago

Sharon Black is the first Donegal woman to complete The Race

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Sharon Black of Letterkenny Athletic Club became the first Donegal woman to finish The Race, placing 25th in the exhausting endurance test.

The first woman across the finish line was …
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Neve Scanlon plays as Irish Schools defeat England to win John Read Cup 6 years ago

Neve Scanlon plays as Irish Schools defeat England to win John Read Cup

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A 2-1 win over England at the AUL Complex in Dublin saw the Irish team take the silverware.

Lagan Harps woman Scanlon, a student at Deele College in Raphoe, was …
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Watch: Stapleton stars to set Ireland up for a Grand Slam showdown with England 6 years ago

Watch: Stapleton stars to set Ireland up for a Grand Slam showdown with England

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The Fahan woman starred as Ireland overcame Wales 12-7 in Cardiff.

It means a St Patrick’s Day joust with England in Donnybrook with the Grand Slam up for grabs.

“It’s …
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Nora Stapleton named in Ireland team to play Wales in Six Nations 6 years ago

Nora Stapleton named in Ireland team to play Wales in Six Nations

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Ireland have won three-from-three as they head to Cardiff to face the Welsh at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (11.30am).

Fahan woman Stapleton has been named at out-half again for …
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Superb away win for Donegal Women’s League Under-18s 6 years ago

Superb away win for Donegal Women’s League Under-18s

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Galway 1 Donegal Women’s League 2

Goals by Fiona Shovlin and Danielle McDevitt in the second half saw Bríd McGinty’s team score an excellent win in Galway.

Galway began the …
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Donegal women selected to make Australia trip with ‘Banshees’ for AFL Cup 6 years ago

Donegal women selected to make Australia trip with ‘Banshees’ for AFL Cup

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Letterkenny’s Leona Russell and Gaoth Dobhair pair Carolann Cassidy and Fiona Roarty are among those already selected for the trip to Melbourne with the Irish Banshees.

The AFL International Cup …
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Greencastle Under-16s face National Cup semi-final at home on Sunday 6 years ago

Greencastle Under-16s face National Cup semi-final at home on Sunday

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Patrick Keys’ team have home advantage at Chapel Lane as they face the Metropolitan Girls League side.

This Enniskerry team is expected to provide a stern examination of Greencastle’s credentials. …
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Roma McLaughlin starts as Ireland draw with Hungary in Cyprus 6 years ago

Roma McLaughlin starts as Ireland draw with Hungary in Cyprus

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The result means that Ireland will now face Wales in the final Group C game to decide the winner after the Welsh drew with Czech Republic.

McLaughlin came on as …
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National League team for Donegal mooted at Donegal Women’s League AGM 6 years ago

National League team for Donegal mooted at Donegal Women’s League AGM

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Recent weeks has seen a deluge of players leave both the Donegal Women’s League and Inishowen Women’s League.

Some top players have recently departed and Bríd McGinty, the outgoing Donegal …
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Tyler Toland to compete in ‘Elite’ qualifiers with Ireland Under-17s 6 years ago

Tyler Toland to compete in ‘Elite’ qualifiers with Ireland Under-17s

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The Maiden City midfielder has been selected on an 18-woman panel by Irish manager Dave Bell.

The Irish will take on Hungary, Serbia and Scotland on March 13, 15 and …
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McLaughlin features for Republic of Ireland in Cyprus Cup win 6 years ago

McLaughlin features for Republic of Ireland in Cyprus Cup win

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Goals from experienced duo Stephanie Roche and Aine O’Gorman gave the Girls in Green a 2-0 victory on a day when Colin Bell started his tenure as Ireland’s Head Coach.


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Micheál Naughton says Donegal Ladies mean business,  as McMonagle, McDonnell return 6 years ago

Micheál Naughton says Donegal Ladies mean business, as McMonagle, McDonnell return

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The returns of Aoife McDonnell and Yvonne McMonagle from Australia in the lead-up to Sunday’s game against Dublin at Parnell Park has given the Donegal squad a massive boost.

Although …
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