DDTV: “It was good craic” – McFadden, McGee reflect on Donegal careers

first_imgDONEGAL GAA legends Colm McFadden and Eamon McGee were honoured at Saturday night’s annual banquet in Donegal town following their retirements.The pair were members of the 2012 All-Ireland winning panel and played a combined total of 324 games for Donegal.McFadden retired as Donegal’s record appearance holder and record scorer, with 25-434 scored in 170 appearances. McGee played 154 games for Donegal, making his 100th appearance in the 2012 All-Ireland final win over Mayo.“It was an eventful enough career, but it was good craic,” McGee said in an interview.“It was a good journey. It was a pure honour to play with the likes of Colm, Christy Toye, big Neil, Michael Murphy, Neil the brother, the list goes on.“Donegal, from what I can see, will be competing for the next few years. You have to cut ties eventually.” McFadden was an All-Star in 2012 and said of his retirement: “It was an easy decision at the end up, but I’ll still miss it. The time was right.”DDTV: “It was good craic” – McFadden, McGee reflect on Donegal careers was last modified: December 5th, 2016 by Chris McNultyShare 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) Tags:Colm McFaddendonegalEamon McGeelast_img read more