GAA NEWS: MCHUGH AND MURPHY INCLUDED IN HOGANSTAND TEAM OF THE WEEK

first_imgDonegal duo Ryan McHugh and Michael Murphy have been included in Hoganstand’s team of the week.The Donegal stars helped their county overcome a flat Down team in the first round of the Allianz League Division 1 clash at Pairc Esler on Saturday night, by 17pts.Ryan McHugh played superbly and also added to the score sheet twice with two well-taken goals which heaped misery on Down. Hoganstand wrote, “The diminutive McHugh found the back of the Down net twice as Donegal coasted to a 17 point victory against Down”Captain fantastic Michael Murphy again proved influential as he added 8 points to Donegal’s tally, one of which was from a sideline ball 20 metres from the endline.Michael Murphy scored 0-8 against Down in the first round of fixtures of the Allianz National Football League“Michael Murphy produced another exhibition of dead ball kicking and a sideline effort was worth the admission price alone” said the Hoganstand selection panel. Their inclusion in the team of the week is a promising sign for the year ahead.Donegal now take on Cork, who also had a comprehensive win over Mayo in the first round of fixtures, at Fr.Tierney Park Ballyshannon, on Sunday afternoon, hoping to add another 2 points to their position in the league standings.GAA NEWS: MCHUGH AND MURPHY INCLUDED IN HOGANSTAND TEAM OF THE WEEK was last modified: February 3rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more