Donegal play Cork this Saturday in Round 4B of the qualifiers at Croke Park.
After the Ulster Final defeat to Tyrone, the back door route would not have been the preferred option but to make the quarter final of the All Ireland series they will have to dispose of the rebels.
Manager Rory Gallagher feels Donegal will have to learn from that provincial defeat and up their game on Saturday.
Preparations have been going well in the camp with an almost full deck available for the Donegal boss this weekend...
Donegal v Cork in Rd 4B of the All Ireland Qualifiers will be LIVE on Highland Saturday Sport from the 4pm throw in with Oisin Kelly and Declan Bonner in association with Brian McCormicks Sports & Leisure Main Street Letterkenny.