first_imgThe Dalys frm Letterkenny enjoying the big match atmosphere at Croke Park.Donegal 1-06 Dublin 0-06Donegal’s hopes of winning their first ever All Ireland Minor Football title remain very much alive as they lead Dublin by three points at half-time in their semi-final clash at Croke Park.However, at one stage it looked ominous for Declan Bonner’s side as, after 15 minutes, they trailed by four points on a scoreline of 0–1 to 0-05, the Donegal youngsters recording five wides – their only score coming from a free. However, John Campbell turned the game Donegal’s way, first finding the net before putting over two excellent points to put his side ahead.Dublin took the lead as early as the second minute through a Jack Burke  point but Downings’ Lorcan Connor drew Donegal level three minutes later with a free.A lively Dublin put over four unanswered points before Campbell took the game by the scruff of the neck.First, he punched the ball to the back of the net after being picked out by McGlenaghan in the 22nd minute. A minute later, he turned his man brilliantly to put over the bar to draw Donegal level.He then pounced on a poor kick out by Dublin keeper Whelan to put two between the sides.A brilliant long distance point from Lorcan Doherty increased the lead to three a minute later.Saddler pulled a point back for Dublin before McBrearty put over a point t from distance to put three between the sides at half-time.Come on, Donegal !! ALL-IRELAND MINOR FOOTBALL SEMI: DONEGAL LEAD DUBLIN BY THREE AT HALF TIME was last modified: August 31st, 2014 by johngerardShare 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:allcrokedonegalfinalIrelandMinorparklast_img read more

LISTEN Dan Buckner Arizona Cardinals WR

first_imgLISTEN: Dan Buckner, Arizona Cardinals WR Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Buckner joined the Cardinals after playing the last two seasons for the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson. As a senior last year, he tallied 61 receptions for 773 yards and five touchdowns. Obviously the numbers were not enough to get Buckner drafted, but his skill set was intriguing enough to have the Cardinals take a flier.And he chose them in large part because of the uncertainty facing the team’s wideouts following the top three of Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and Andre Roberts.“I had a few places…we have three established guys here and then the rest are in the mix, so it’s the best opportunity for an undrafted free agent receiver,” he said.Buckner believes he’s made the most of his chances, and heading into his first preseason game Friday against the Green Bay Packers he plans on heeding the words of his head coach.“One thing coach B.A. says is when you got those plays (in games), ‘Don’t get exposed, get exposure,’” he said. “So that’s what I’m going to try to do.” – / 38 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo At 6-foot-4 and 220-pounds, Dan Buckner would be a tough guy to miss.Yet, the undrafted free agent told Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo his goal right now is simply to have his Arizona Cardinals coaches notice him.And he says they are.“Coach says I’m getting better every day,” Buckner said. “That’s what you’ve got to do as a rookie guy.“You’ve just got to get better, try to get some eyes on you and try to get some reps in practice and the preseason games coming up.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img Comments   Share   Your browser does not support the audio element. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories last_img read more