Donegal Defeat Clare in First Round of Sam Maguire Group 4

Donegal started their All-Ireland SFC Group 4 campaign in Ennis on Saturday May 20th with a 0-14 to 0-9 win against Munster runners-up Clare.  The Ulster champions, Derry, visit Ballybofey in Round 2 on Saturday June 3rd and their final Round 3 game will see them travel to play Monaghan.


The top team in each group advances to the All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals. Counties finishing in second and third place will meet at the preliminary quarter-final stage.


The other groups are as follows:


Group 1: Kerry, Louth, Mayo, Cork

Group 2: Galway, Armagh, Tyrone, Westmeath

Group 3: Dublin, Sligo, Roscommon, Kildare