first_imgMichael Murphy returns for Donegal this weekend after missing the Mayo game through suspension.Donegal captain Michael Murphy and All-Star midfielder Neil Gallagher are expected to come into Rory Gallagher’s starting team for Sunday’s National League semi-final with Cork.Murphy missed Donegal’s draw with Mayo due to suspension, the Glenswilly clubman was given his third black card of the campaign against Tyrone and that ensured he missed the clash in Castlebar.Neil Gallagher sustained a hamstring problem during the Tyrone match and wasn’t deemed fit enough to feature against Mayo. It’s believed the towering midfielder has been progressing well with his rehab programme from the injury and should play against Cork.Donegal will form part of a Division One National League semi-final double header.Dublin will play Monaghan in the other semi-final at HQ.Ryan McHugh and Hugh McFadden have been regular starters for Rory Gallagher’s side all season but have also been influential figures for the U21 side that reached the Ulster Final. They narrowly lost out to Tyrone last night and both players have amassed a lot of matches already this season and last night’s final was a physical encounter with McHugh and McFadden were both the subject of cynical fouling.It’ll be interesting to see if both players will start on Sunday in Croke Park.Gallagher otherwise has a full squad to choose from for the clash with the Rebel County as all the players who featured for their clubs on Easter Monday came through unscathed.Donegal already defeated Cork earlier in the league campaign in Ballyshannon and will be confident of sealing a place in a Division One league decider for the first since 2007.  MURPHY AND GALLAGHER TO RETURN FOR SEMI-FINAL CLASH WITH CORK AT CROKE PARK was last modified: April 9th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:CorkdonegalGAAMichael MurphyNational LeagueNeil GallaghernewsSportlast_img read more