Veteran Donegal star Frank McGlynn doesn't subscribe to the theory that former manager Rory Gallagher's in-depth knowledge of him and his team-mates gives Fermanagh an advantage ahead of the Ulster SFC final.
June may not have turned out to be such a memorable one for the Monaghan senior team or their talented score getter Conor McManus but he can still look back on the month of May with great satisfaction becaude he lit up the Ulster championship scene with a sparkling display against Tyrone in Healy Park.
Former Tipperary intermediate player Davin Flynn proved executioner in chief with 2-11 as Donegal coasted to a comprehensive victory over a Monaghan side that never caught fire in what turned out to be quite a one sided contest that was played in excellent conditions at Owenbeg on Saturday afternoon last.
Donegal manager Maxi Curran believes the awesome work-rate of his players can push them on to greater things this year, after they reached the TG4 Ulster Ladies Football final at the expense of Monaghan on Saturday.
The round 2 qualifier draw of the 2018 All-Ireland senior football championship took place this morning on Morning Ireland on RTE Radio 1 and involved all of the defeated provincial semi-finalists against the round 1 winners.