Joe Brolly bumped into Jim McGuinness at the Allianz League final, where the Donegal manager was casting an eye over the team that has preoccupied his thoughts all spring – Tyrone.
Finn Harps were left licking their wounds following their agonising loss to Derry City on Monday night but can put themselves firmly in the promotion frame with a win at Wexford Youths on Friday (kick-off 7.45pm).
To Hell or to Connacht! That was the Cromwellian call back in the 1600s. But it almost had a sequel in 1973 as a result of an Ulster championship game between Donegal and Tyrone in MacCumhaill Park, Ballybofey.
Over recent years Joe McMahon has become one of the first names on the Tyrone teamsheet.
Michael Murphy might have been the man who lifted Sam Maguire last September but the Donegal captain has eyes for only Tyrone and the Ulster championship this Sunday.
British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O'Brien could yet play for Leinster in Saturday's RaboDirect PRO12 final after making rapid progress in his recovery from a knee injury.
The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure in Northern Ireland will "robustly" defend its plans to redevelop Windsor Park in the wake of Crusaders' attempts to launch a judicial review of the case.
Roy Hodgson has heaped praise on England fans while urging them not to sing "religious or political" songs in next week's friendly with Ireland.
Good ground conditions are expected at the Curragh for Classic weekend at the County Kildare venue.
Skipper Robbie Keane will be able to face England next week after the Los Angeles Galaxy granted him permission to join up with the Ireland squad.
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- Sinn Féin say John Downey arrest is “vindictive, unnecessary and unhelpful”
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- Donegal and Derry mourn the passing of Joe ‘Timer’ Cassidy - a Foyle Harps legend
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Friday 24 May 2013
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