Donegal Masters make a winning start, as curtain-raiser confirmed for Donegal v Galway

Donegal made a winning start to their Gaelic Masters Championship campaign last night.

They beat the combined Leitrim-Longford team on a scoreline of 1-15 to 0-9 in Ballinamore.

Sligo open their campaign on Saturday when they face London in Swinford.

Meanwhile, the All-Ireland U21 C Hurling final between Sligo and Donegal will be the curtain-raiser to Saturday week’s football qualifier between Donegal and Galway at Markievicz Park.

The hurling will throw-in at 5pm.