John Martin

John Martin: Celtic Challenge could kick-start change

ON THE UP...John Martin sees a bright future for the Celtic Challenge

ON THE UP…John Martin sees a bright future for the Celtic Challenge

GAELIC Life hurling columnist John Martin has said that Celtic Challenge could be one of the greatest legacies of the Hurling Development Committee.

The competition, aimed at 16 and 17-year-olds, will now involve teams from every county after Fermanagh signed up for this year’s event.

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“The format is excellent and should be looked at for the Minor A Championship,” Martin said.

“(Paudie) O’Neill hopes that there will be movement at A Championship level within the next few years.”

The full column is in today’s edition, in shops now or available here.

John Martin says the Antrim players aren't motivated enough.

Last week’s column predicted a chest-beating charm offensive on behalf of the Offaly hurlers.