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‘I might send him a cheeky text tonight’ – Jim McGuinness ready for friendly fire after Peadar Mogan points way for Donegal


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Peadar Mogan of Donegal in action against Tom Jackson of Louth during the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photo: John Sheridan/Sportsfile

Old friends, new enemies – for the next couple of weeks, at any rate. “The radio silence might kick in for a wee while but I might send him a cheeky text tonight,” Jim McGuinness smiled. “Apart from that, I think that will be it for a fortnight.”

The Donegal boss was speaking about his Galway rival Pádraic Joyce. Their friendship dates back more than a quarter-century, but that must now be parked – temporarily – as they plot and scheme for a place in this year’s All-Ireland final.

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