Michael Langan

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Cork missed out on the chance to build on their win over Kerry and progress to the All-Ireland semi-finals. Photograph: Inpho

What a brilliant weekend for Tipperary and Cavan, the best football stories of the year. Upsets like those would do the heart good. Tipperary winning (...)

Cavan manager Mickey Graham celebrating his team’s goal against Donegal in the Ulster  final. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cavan 1-13 Donegal 0-12 The hardest thing to do is the last thing. Cavan were the better team for so much of this Ulster final that you could on(...)

Donegal’s Peadar Mogan scores a goal despite the efforts of Armagh’s Ryan Kennedy of Armagh in the Ulster semi-final at Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Inpho

Donegal 1-22 Armagh 0-13 When Donegal were preparing for this one, Declan Bonner could feel an “edge”. The Donegal manager wouldn’t entertain the sug(...)

Donegal’s Ryan McHugh closely monitored by Tyrone’s Michael O’Neill and Conor Meyler in Ballybofey. On a day when big men featured prominently, in contrast the usually influential  McHugh had one of his quietest outings in a Donegal shirt. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The terms and conditions for a winter championship were there for all to see last weekend. I was watching Tyrone and Donegal play in Ballybofey and th(...)

Hugh McFadden celebrates Donegal’s win over Tyrone in Ballybofey on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This was the weirdest weekend I have ever experienced in my lifelong involvement with Gaelic football. By the time I returned to a deserted Roscommon (...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Monaghan’s Niall Kearns in action. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Donegal 2-12 Monaghan 0-8 The remnants of Storm Jorge swirled around Ballyshannon as Donegal toppled Monaghan on Sunday afternoon. In between the she(...)

Donegal’s Michael Langan in action against Derry. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dr McKenna Cup holders Tyrone set up a semi-final date with Down following their narrow victory over Armagh in an Athletic Grounds thriller on Wednesd(...)

Donegal’s Ciarán Thompson is challenged by  Kane Connor of Fermanagh during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Brewster Park in  Enniskillen. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Fermanagh 0-9 Donegal 0-15 Bodies are everywhere and there’s no room to breathe. It’s cramped and occasionally in-your-face cranky – and that’s just (...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy scores a goal in the Allianz Football League Division 2 match against Armagh in  Ballybofey.  Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Donegal 1-9 Armagh 0-11 Michael Murphy came off the bench to help Donegal get back to winning ways in Ballybofey, hitting 1-2 as Donegal squeezed pas(...)

Liam Casey’s late goal was crucial in Tipperary’s win over Donegal. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tipperary 3-9 Donegal 0-13 A late smash and grab effort by Tipperary lifted them out of the bottom of Division Two and left erstwhile table-toppers D(...)

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