Returning Donegal supervisor, Jim McGuinness, has revealed 5 county gamers got here to his adopted Creeslough the day after the defeat to Tyrone.
Talking solely to the Irish Instances, the Glenties man mentioned one in every of them, Paddy McBrearty, got here on to his home for a ‘actually lengthy’ chat.
“That did pull on the heartstrings,” McGuinness mentioned.
“There was a want to vary issues and climb the ladder once more and make issues totally different. That emotional half was vital. Then a number of days later there was contact with the entire squad in order that was a giant a part of it. On the finish of the day, it’s your personal county.”
Requested if he had any hopes of Michael Murphy popping out of retirement, he mentioned: “I definitely wouldn’t be closing a door on him. I think about he’ll be as sturdy as ever within the membership championship.”
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