Sludden inspired by fan reaction to victory over Meath


TYRONE’S Niall Sludden says the fan reaction didn’t go unnoticed after their dramatic qualifier win over Meath last Saturday. Sludden and his teammates mingled freely with their loyal supporters after an unforgettable encounter at Navan , and he hopes he can give them something more to cheer about in next Saturday’s round two clash against […]


Cassidy: The best players in Derry aren’t lining out


DERRY manager Damian McErlain needs to redouble his efforts to get the best players playing for the county next season. That’s the opinion of former county forward Joe Cassidy. He said that the loss of the Slaughtneil players was a factor in Derry’s disappointing campaign. Slaughtneil’s run to the All-Ireland stages of the club championship […]


McErlain doesn’t stand for negativity – McKaigue


KARL McKaigue believes that Derry have addressed the problems that led to their relegation to Division Four earlier this year. The Oak Leafer’s demotion to the basement division, a third relegation in as many years, represents the worst possible preparation for the Ulster Championship. But in an interview with this week’s Gaelic Life, the Slaughtneil […]


O’Boyle sets the record straight on Derry absentees


IN a revealing interview in this week’s Gaelic Life, Cailean O’Boyle discusses Derry’s shock relegation to Division Four, as well as hitting back at social media users who have suggested that some players did not commit this year. O’Boyle was a member of the the 2014 squad which played Dublin in the Division One final, […]


Bradley has unfinished business with Derry


WHEN Emmett Bradley decided not to play county football last year, he knew it was a case of putting his career on hold, rather than ending it completely. At the age of 23, he knew he had plenty to give to Derry, but he had wanted to give some time back to his club. Towards […]


Glass acclimatises to life in Australia


BLOSSOMING AFL star Conor Glass has spoken of some of the difficulties acclimatising to life in Australia in an extended feature in this week’s Gaelic Life. The Derry native won MacRory Cup and Hogan Cups with Maghera before embarking on an entirely different challenge down under. He excelled during his first season with Hawthorn after […]