Reunion of Donegal sides of 1972 and 1974

Reunion of Donegal sides of 1972 and 1974
Brian McEniff and the Donegal County Board are hosting a reunion for the 1972 and 1974 Ulster Champions.

Brian McEniff and the Donegal County Board are hosting a reunion for the 1972 and 1974 Ulster Champions.

The function will take place in the Great Northern Hotel Bundoran on Friday 21st November. Tickets can be purchased for this function by contacting Brian McEnif on 087-2244432, or Noreen Doherty 087-2359509. Price of tickets €35.

Included is a list of panel members and selectors for both years who have been contacted individually in recent weeks. However,if anyone thinks that a panel member is omitted from either list, please contact either Noreen Doherty or Brian McEniff as soon as possible.

“It is a social occasion and we have put the two years together because many of the players played on both years,” said Brian McEniff, who added that three of the players - Michael McMenamin, Seamus Bonar and John Hannigan - have passed to their reward.

It should be a night of nostalgia for all concerned.

1972 Ulster champions: Danny McGeehin, Donal Monaghan, Pauric McShea, John Boyce, Brian McEniff, Anthony Gallagher, Andy Curran, Seamus Bonar, Frankie McFeely (capt), Martin Carney, Declan O’Carroll, Hugh McClafferty, Seamie Granaghan, Joe Winston, John Hannigan, Antoin Carroll, Mickey McMenamin, Mickey Sweeney, Thomas Quinn, Alan Kane, Enda Bonner, Donal Britton, Ray Sheerin, Mickey Griffin, Michael Doherty, Peter Barry, Tommy McMenamin, Michael Crossan, Josie Boyle.

1974 Ulster champions: Alan Kane, Donal Monaghan, Pauric McShea (capt), Andy Curran, Brian McEniff, Anthony Gallagher, Finian Ward, Michael Lafferty, Martin Carney, Seamie Granaghan, Hugh McClafferty, Neilly Gallagher, Joe Winston, Seamus Bonar, Kieran Keeney, Noel McCole, John Boyce, Martin Griffin, P J McGowan, Paul McGettigan, Michael Carr, Gerard McElwee, John Quinn, Damien Judge

Team manager on both years: Brian McEniff.

Selectors 1972: Gerry McCafferty (Convoy RIP), Jim the Natch Gallagher (Aodh Ruadh, Ballyshannon RIP), Columba McDyre (Glenties RIP), Mick Higgins, (Cavan RIP), Kieran McCready (RIP).

Selectors 1974: Jimmy Nappy O’Donnell (Dungloe), Connie Maguire (St. Euna n’s), Joe Diver (Gaoth Dobhair), Austin Coughlan (St Naul’s RIP)