McCarron on brink of realising his Derry dream


All-Ireland Minor Football Championship final – Derry v Kerry – Sunday, Croke Park, 1.15pm IN 2007, Ben McCarron decided that he wanted to win an All-Ireland final. He made the decision while standing in the Nally Stand of Croke Park, watching the Oak Leaf county play Galway in the All-Ireland final. At the final whistle, […]


O’Rourke reappointed as Monaghan boss


MALACHY O’Rourke has been reappointed as manager of the Monaghan senior footballers  for the 2018 season. There had been some speculation about O’Rourke’s future after their All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Dublin, but Monaghan spokesperson Noel Duffy confirmed that the Derrylin native will be at the helm for a sixth season. O’Rourke was handed a three-year […]


McMahon retires from Tyrone duty


JUSTIN McMahon has called time on a glittering career with Tyrone crowned by an All-Ireland senior triumph in 2008. His decision comes almost four months after elder brother Joe also decided to hang up the boots after a distinguised intercounty career. Justin captained the Tyrone U21s to an Ulster title success in 2006 and made […]