ARMAGH assistant manager Jim McCorry says Kieran McGeeney and the Orchard players are well used to being the “big, bad wolves” of Gaelic football after gauging reaction to the timing of their training camp last month – and says it’s the most committed squad he’s worked with in almost 30 years of coaching.
FOR the third successive year Mayo failed to outscore Galway in a provincial clash and have been forced to take a tricky scenic route through the hills and valleys of Ireland in their quest for that elusive Sam Maguire.
ARMAGH defender Aaron McKay says the team’s four-day training camp in Portugal last month was the equivalent of three or four weeks training back home and believes they have left no stone unturned ahead of their Ulster Championship showdown with Fermanagh in Brewster Park on Saturday night.
FRANK McGlynn has seen some serious attacking talent come and go during his 12 years wearing the Donegal jersey, and the Glenfin man admits he is excited by the potential of the current forward division.
Ulster Senior Football Championship preliminary round: Donegal 2-20 Cavan 1-15 THREE goals, 35 points, punters at Mac Cumhaill Park yesterday couldn’t complain about a lack of scores or defensive dominance but there was little to get the blood rushing as Donegal emerged from a disappointingly one-sided Ulster Championship opener.