Val Murray’s Donegal Masters team began their latest campaign with against Sligo in Drumcliffe on a 0-14 to 1-7 scoreline. Sligo led by s single point at the break 0-6 to 0-5 in a tight low-scoring game in slippery conditions. The third quarter saw both side exchange points and then Sligo struck for a goal but failed to take advantage of the four point lead. Rather, the Donegal side hit top gear and came from behind to win the game by four points.
Donegal: Mark Cannon, Charlie Doherty, Eamonn Doherty, JA McMullan, Barry Dowds, Patrick McGrath, Paul Gallagher, John Haran, Dermot McColgan, Garry Gillen (0-1), PJ Gallagher, Liam McGroarty (0-1), Sean Boyce (0-1), Kerry Ryan (0-1), Michael Sticky Ward (0-7). Subs: Brian McCabe, Peter McHugh (0-1), Dermot Slevin, Seamus Ferry (0-1), Michael McLaughlin, Adrian Doherty, Ross Brady, Gary McGinty, Benny Cassidy (0-1), David Murray, Vincent Kennedy, Maurice McBride,