Venue confirmed for Donegal’s McKenna Cup semi-final against Armagh


The venue for Wednesday evening’s Dr McKenna Cup semi-final between Donegal and Armagh has been confirmed.

Following a coin toss this morning, Donegal will have home advantage at Sean Mac Cumhaill Park in Ballybofey for the game.

Donegal had an impressive 4-17 to 0-19 win over Monaghan in Clones yesterday with Patrick McBrearty landing 1-8 and Odhrán Mac Niallais, Ryan McHugh and Jamie Brennan also finding the back of the net.

That win meant that Donegal finished second in Section C.

Armagh defeated Derry 1-15 to 0-13 yesterday at the Athletic Grounds to finish second in Section B.

For this morning’s coin toss, Donegal were represented by Ulster Council delegate PJ McGowan.

Wednesday’s game in Ballybofey will throw-in at 8pm with the winners to take on Tyrone in Saturday evening’s final.

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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