I ALWAYS enjoy the last day of the group stages Allianz Leagues.
John Martin believes that Ballygalget do not possess the tools to stop the Slaughtneil machine in Sunday’s Ulster final in Armagh.
Fionnuala Carr urges Down fans to support the new Club Down initiative.
THE past 12 months’ action has already taken a bit of a battering in hurling circles for being a year to forget. Certainly the Championship of 2015 didn’t live up to recent years, but it still provided some highlights. On the final day of 2015, here’s my five most memorial moments of the year.
The second Conor McGurk Ulster Hurling tournament throws in on Saturday.
THE Ulster Senior Hurling Championship will see a revamp next year when all but one of the nine counties will be competing. It’s a positive move, and gives more meaningful games to more hurlers – who deserve their inter-county season to go beyond the end of June.
FOR the past eight weeks or so I have watched in awe as the All Blacks destroyed all challengers to lift the Webb Ellis trophy to complete back-to-back Rugby World Cups.
IT’S started sooner than I’d imagined – it’s usually reserved for the dark winter days when club championships are over and journalists and columnists struggles to fill column inches with ‘real’ stuff before the start of the preseason tournaments and National League.
AS the great American Football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” There is no doubt that every hurling man in Ulster and through the rest of Ireland wants to win every time they cross the white line, but what exactly is success to a club and county hurler in the North of Ireland?
Armagh hurler Artie McGuinness gives us the low down on the Orchard County hurling panel.