TYRONE’S surge to the inagural Ulster U17 Championship final against Cavan this Sunday has been spearheaded by a talented youngster with a rather familar surname. Darragh Canavan’s sparkling attacking performances with Tyrone and St Ciaran’s Ballygawley this year have already drawn inevitable comparisons with his father Peter Canavan, widely accepted as one of the greatest […]
GAELIC Life columnist Fionnuala Carr has said that the Down squad can’t be content to live off their derby win against Armagh last weekend.
ULSTER football manager Pete McGrath fears that the death knell has been sounded for the inter-provincial competitions following Connacht’s decision to pull out of both tournaments. Ulster GAA will now discuss the matter with the nine counties at their next CCC meeting on Tuesday week, and McGrath believes that this may prove to be the […]
THE draw for the first round of the All-Ireland Qualifiers has thrown up an Ulster derby as Armagh will host Fermanagh.
There was delight from Down fans and dismay for Armagh on Social media.
Down have named their team for Sunday.
SUNDAY’S meeting of Down and Armagh will be the first time that Páirc Esler has hosted an Ulster Championship match between the neighbours since 1991. The game, the names, and the old ground itself have changed considerably from that day in the rain when Down won a forgettable quarter-final 1-7 to 0-8, but the rivalry […]
See this week’s Gaelic Life for the second half of our exclusive two-part interview with Antrim football’s only ever All-Star, Andy McCallin. Here’s a taster… A CAPACITY attendance of 40,000 has packed into St Tiernach’s Park for the 1970 Ulster Final. Antrim haven’t won the title for 19 years, but there’s high hopes this year. […]
ARMAGH’S Charlie Vernon has paid tribute to his long-standing team-mate Ciaran McKeever ahead of their eagerly awaited Ulster Championship quarter-final clash with Down this Sunday. Ciaran McKeever, who turns 34 later this month, admitted he seriously considered bringing the curtain down on his inter-county career last summer. He resisted the urge to call it a […]
KIERAN McGeeney is set to give four players their first taste of championship action in Sunday’s Ulster clash with Down.