There’s an undeniable feelgood factor about Galway football since Padráic Joyce took charge, but with tougher tasks on the horizon, there were enough holes in this display to ensure their supporters don’t lose the run of themselves.
For anyone seeking to make a charitable gesture this Christmas, former Donegal footballer and pundit Brendan Devenney has come up with an innovation that he is rolling out with Plan International that can improve your own health, as well as the fortunes of young girls in Africa.
John Egan says it was only meant as “a bit of craic” and that it took him a mere 20 minutes to compose the words – and then only in his head, not on paper – so probably no-one was more surprised than Sheffield United’s Irish defender to see his celebratory ode to the club’s promotion to the Premier League go viral.
Naomh Colmcille GAA Club will appeal an eight-week suspension handed down to them from the Donegal Competition Controls Committee (CCC) for hosting an ‘unauthorised tournament’ for a former player and coach suffering from Motor Neurone Disease.
Cork driver and four-time British Rally Champion Keith Cronin will campaign the new generation Hyundai i20 R5-N in this year’s British Rally Championship that includes rounds of the World Rally Championship (Wales Rally GB) and the European Rally Championship (Rally Ypres).
The first day of the Joule Donegal International Rally in Letterkenny was a battle of the Kellys — Frosses driver Donagh Kelly and Letterkenny’s Manus Kelly — while Fermanagh’s Garry Jennings remains very much in touch.