Donegal Pull Out Of McKenna Cup

Laois manager Mike Quirke calls on GAA to 'get their house in order'

Donegal say their decision to withdraw from the McKenna Cup is not one they've taken lightly. 

They have 13 players involved in Sigerson Cup action on Sunday and say player welfare concerns are behind them pulling out of the game with Monaghan. 

The Ulster Council say their counties turned down the chance to bring the McKenna Cup forward thus avoiding such a fixture clash.
 
But Donegal maintain the hold the competition in the highest regard and very much regret having to withdraw. 

New Laois manager Mike Quirke says the GAA need to get their house in order to ease the burden on players:

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