"I have no real interest in football at the moment, the last few weeks even training with the club I haven't really enjoyed it and I just don't have the hunger and the desire to give the commitment to Donegal."
At 11am today the GAA issued a rallying call to every one of its 2,000 clubs dotted throughout Ireland and the globe as part of the unveiling of the new GAA Manifesto - an affirmation of our mission, vision and shared values, as well as a celebration of the people who make our Association what it is.
"There's a guy at home, Kieran O'Connor from Aghada and he's going through an enormous battle and just to let him know that we are thinking of him. He played football for Cork. He gave his life to sport and he's a real fan of mine - this one's for Kieran."
Olympic boxing medallists Michael Conlan and Paddy Barnes dropped into Gaelic Park last night to give the New York footballers a pep talk ahead of their Connacht SFC first round clash with Mayo on May 5.
Counties experienced contrasting fortunes on the hurling fields over the weekend while 2010 All-Ireland winning Cork captain Graham Canty issued a rallying call in support of his former team-mate Kieran O'Connor who is battling a serious illness…