Laverty hoping to channel spirit of 2009

ANTRIM skipper James Laverty sees no reason why they can’t summon the spirit of 2009 in Sunday’s Ulster Championship quarter-final against Donegal. The Cargin half-back, who is still suffering from the complications of slipping a disc in his back in January, is confident that the Saffrons can bring a level of competitiveness to proceedings that […]

Finnian Moriarty: Passports at the ready

GAELIC Life columnist Finnian Moriarty has argued that some players will enter this year’s All-Ireland Championship not caring if their team wins their opening fixture or not. Writing in today’s edition, the former Orchard defender said that there is a group in some dressing rooms that is already thinking of foreign shores. “But there is […]

Lacey: Donegal changing room is a ‘quieter place’

KARL Lacey says the changing room is a much “quieter place” without the presence of some of his former colleagues with whom he shared some of Donegal’s greatest days. Change is afoot following the recent retirements of Christy Toye, Eamon McGee, Colm McFadden and Rory Kavanagh, while a rake of others have left the panel […]

Kerr: Antrim are a unified force

IN an extended interview in this week’s Gaelic Life, Antrim goalkeeper Chris Kerr says his colleagues are a unified force ahead of their Ulster Championship clash against Donegal on May 21. The Saffrons hit the headlines recently when the management and players came together to publically berate the county board for, what they felt, was […]