Armagh pair will be fit


Fears over the fitness of Armagh pair Gareth Swift and James Lavery have been dismissed by assistant boss Donal Murtagh, who insists the duo will be available for county training next week.


McQuillan top of Ulster Referees


Cavan referee Joe McQuillan was the busiest Ulster referee during this year’s league campaign. McQuillan and Sligo’s Marty Duffy were the only two whistlers to officiate five games during the league campaign. McQuillan’s fifth game of the campaign was in the Division one final between Down and Cork, while Duffy oversaw Donegal’s Division two victory […]


TG4 figures tops


If there was ever any question as to the huge appeal of the Dublin footballers, then the viewing figures from last weekend’s National League finals on TG4 should dispel any lingering doubts. Last Sunday’s live coverage of the Allianz Football League Finals on the Irish medium channel achieved the highest audience ratings so far this […]


Ulster helping out New York


THE opening round of the Ulster championship might be just over two weeks away when Antrim travel to Donegal, but there’s more than a passing Ulster interest in this weekend’s visit of Roscommon to New York, as the All-Ireland football championship gets underway. New York entertain their Connacht counterparts at Gaelic Park, but Roscommon shouldn’t […]


McShane urges caution


Armagh minor manager Paul McShane has vowed that he will not allow the Ulster minor league final victory over Derry to go to his player’s heads. In the past, the Ulster minor League has proved to be a very useful barometer of the strength of teams in the province. For the past four years, the […]


McHugh can do it


CAVAN’S u-21 footballers possess all the vital components to complete an epic journey and deliver a richly deserved All-Ireland title for the Breffni county this weekend. That’s the verdict of former Cavan boss Martin McHugh. A sea of blue will engulf Croke Park this Saturday afternoon as the whole county gets behind their side. And […]


Donegal captain in race against time


Donegal captain Michael Murphy admits that he faces a race against time to be ready to lead his team out at Croke Park on Sunday for the National League final.
The Glenswilly man sustained a dead leg while playing for his club side last weekend, and although he reveals that he feared the worst at the time and the injury was not as serious as it could have been, the clock is very much against him with the showdown against Laois just three days away.


Soccer clash to force Athletic Grounds switch?


Ulster GAA chiefs are heading for an unexpected championship fixture clash which could have a major impact on attendances at next month’s quarter-final meeting between Armagh and Down.
The Champions League final, the showpiece event in world club football, takes place at Wembley on Saturday May 28th with a 7.00pm kick-off.