+44 (0)28 8224 3444
Gaelic Life Mast Head
Advertisement

Carr – Down are better positioned than last year

ross

Ross Carr is the face of Club Down

 

Down v Fermanagh (Saturday, 7pm, Pairc Esler) – Live on Premier Sports

IN this week’s edition of Gaelic Life, Down legend Ross Carr has argued that the intercounty side are better primed than last year for a successful campaign.

Seven losses from seven games capped off a miserable time in Division One last term for Eamonn Burns’s side, but the Hilltown native believes that Down can do better in Division Two, beginning with Saturday’s crunch clash against Fermanagh.

“Eamonn’s appointment last year came at a very volatile time within the county of which he had no doing, but he ended up with all the issues that surrounded that. Therefore he was spinning plates,” Carr said.

“We just weren’t good enough to stay in Division One last year.

“This year Eamonn has had a longer pre-season and hopefully the guys are more familiar with one another and there’s more understanding with one another.”

The full interview with Ross Carr is available in store today or online here.

ARMAGH defender Charlie Vernon is expected to be fit for next month’s Ulster Championship clash with Down despite sustaining...

JOHN Clarke believes Down are well-positioned to overcome fierce rivals Armagh in their Ulster Championship quarter-final at Pairc Esler...

GAELIC Life columnist Finnian Moriarty has backed Down to earn Division Two survivial this weekend.

Top
Advertisement

Gaelic Life is published by North West of Ireland Printing & Publishing Company Limited, trading as North-West News Group.
Registered in Northern Ireland, No. R0000576. 10-14 John Street, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland, BT781DW