DARRAGH Ó SÉ – ‘MICHAEL MURPHY IS A SERIOUS LEADER, AGAIN WHEN HIS TEAM NEEDED HIM HE STEPPED UP TO THE PLATE’

first_imgUFC SEMI-FINAL: The superlatives used to describe Michael Murphy have been exhausted at this stage but former Kerry star Darragh Ó Sé again praised the leadership qualities of the Donegal captain. Ó Sé was in Clones covering the game as an analyst for Sky Sports where he was joined by former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness.They both concluded Donegal had been much better in previous outings against Tyrone and Armagh. But the pair admitted that much of that was down to the intensity and organisation brought to the table by Brian McIver’s Derry side.Derry played well and were arguably the better side with Marty O’Reilly’s goal the difference between the two sides.Derry had TWO good goal chances, a first minute save from Paul Durcan was superb, while Neil McGee cleared one off the line.However, while Colm McFadden was awarded MOTM by Sky Sports, Ó Sé reserved his praise for Murphy. The Donegal captain had a very quiet first-half and missed some frees in the second-half that he usually knock over with ease.Ó Sé said his two superb scores were vital and his block late on was crucial.Ó Sé said, “Michael Murphy is a serious leader, time and time again when Donegal need him he steps up to the plate and delivers.“He scored a monster at that start of the second-half, and after O’Reilly’s goal theywent  twenty minutes without a score and Derry were back to within two.But he landed a beauty and that steadied Donegal and then he made a vital block in his own defence after that. “Durcan hit him with three or four kick-outs after that and he’s just a serious leader.“It was far from his best display but he’s a serious player and a superb leader and he is so, so vital for Donegal.DARRAGH Ó SÉ – ‘MICHAEL MURPHY IS A SERIOUS LEADER, AGAIN WHEN HIS TEAM NEEDED HIM HE STEPPED UP TO THE PLATE’ was last modified: June 27th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Dara Ó SédonegalGAAMichael MurphynewsSportUlster SFClast_img read more

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Stunning gesture as Donegal Fire Service support hospices

first_imgMembers of the Donegal Fire Service recently held their fundraising day to raise cash for the various hospices.Members of the service gave up their time to have various car washes across the county in a bid to raise vital funds for the Donegal, Foyle and North West Hospices.And earlier this week members of the fire service handed over cheques to be used by the hospices towards their amazing work. Well done to everyone concerned.All pictures by Brian McDaid.Representatives of the three hospices, Donegal, Foyle and North West pictured at the presentations at a function in Sister Sara’s Letterkenny of cheques by the Donegal Fire Service from their annual car wash and collections Included seated are Carrie Harvey, Donegal Hospice, Yvonne Martin, Foyle Hospice, Mary McCarry, Donegal Hospice Bernie Mc Neely Northwest Hospice and Francis Drummond Ballyshannon. Back row from left are Damian Mc Namara, Burdoran Firestation, Stephen Mc Fadden Buncrana , Mickey Molloy, Letterkenny Annette Cunnigham Donegal Hospice, Cllr. Ciaran Brogan Chairman of SPC Donegal CO Council , Eddie Moore, Letterkenny Fire Station Eileen Mc Intyre Northwest Hospice Michael Purtill, Letterkenny and Kieran Drummond, Ballyshannon. Photo Brian McDaid.Damien Mc Namara and Eddie Moore make a presentation on behalf of the Donegal Fire Service Annual Car wash to Yvonne Martin repressing the Foyle Hospice. Photo Brian McDaid.Carrie Harvey, Mary Mc Garry and Annette Cunnigham respecting the Donegal Hospice pictured receiving a cheque for from the annual Donegal Fire Service Car Wash included were Stephen Mc Fadden Buncranan Fire Station , Michael Purtill, Cllr. Ciaran Brogan, Eddie Moore and Michael Molloy Letterkenny Fire Station. Photo Brian McDaid.Stunning gesture as Donegal Fire Service support hospices was last modified: November 28th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Fulham v Sheff Utd: team news

first_imgFulham boss Rene Meulensteen named a strong side for tonight’s FA Cup fourth-round replay against Sheffield United at Craven Cottage.Fulham: Stockdale; Passley, Hangeland, Burn, Amorebieta; Kasami, Tanković, Parker, Kačaniklić; Dempsey; Rodallega.Subs: Stekelenburg, Sidwell, Karagounis, Duff, Dejagah, David, Christensen.Sheffield United: qHoward, Harris, Brayford, Maguire, Flynn, Porter, McGinn, Collins, Coady, Scougall, Murphy.Subs: Long, Hill, Baxter, Miller, Kennedy, De Girolamo, Dimaio.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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