GAA 1992 legends take on Harps
A UNIQUE football match
between Finn Harps FC Legends and the Donegal All
Ireland winning team of 1992 will take place for
charity later this month.
The event will be held at Finn Park, Ballybofey, in
aid of Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF), the
Donegal branch of the Alzheimer's Society and the
The match will be followed by a reception at
Finnvalley Centre at 10pm sponsored by Donegal Sport
Partnership and will include a raffle, jersey
auction and live music.
There is no entry fee but all donations will be very
Declan Bonner and Charlie Mulgrew of
the Donegal GAA 1992 team and Con McLaughlin and
Sean 'Wizard' McGowan of the Finn Harps FC Legends
team who will meet at Finn Park later this month.
Finn Harps secretary
John Campbell aid: "There are many people close to
the club who have had to deal with meningitis and
this charity does a fabulous job. It is also great
that so many legends of sport in Donegal are taking
part in this fundraiser. People can come along and
enjoy what will be a fantastic occasion."
Money raised from the event will help MRF continue
to fund vital research, raise awareness of the
disease with the public and health professionals and
support those affected with a freefone helpline.
Diane McConnell of the Meningitis Research
Foundation added: "It is only through the generosity
and the hard work of the public that the foundation
is able to fund research, raise awareness and
support those who have already been affected by
meningitis and septicaemia.”
Meanwhile, the battle of the Donegal sporting greats
is sure to attract a huge crowd eager to see how GAA
stars like Martin McHugh and Manus Boyle fare
against Harps stars like Declan Boyle and Paul
Both managers – Declan Bonner for the Donegal 1992
side and Sean McGowan for Finn Harps – have
assembled strong squads and are anticipating a great
The match will take place at Finn Park on Wednesday,
June 27, at 7.30pm.
For more information on this event please contact
Finn Harps FC club on 074 9130070 or John Campbell
at 083 3820755.