Hampsey – Tyrone’s primary concern is survival


TYRONE head west to Tuam on Sunday to tackle Galway in their National Football League opener, with defender Padraig Hampsey cautioning against a potential first day ambush. Mickey Harte’s side face a daunting set of early fixtures in Division One with road trips to Galway, Kildare and Monaghan sandwiched in between the blockbuster home tie […]


Quinn keen to make up for lost time with Down


THE decision of Eamonn Burns to include Keith Quinn in his Down team for their Dr McKenna Cup win over Ulster University earlier this month brought to an end a five-year absence for the versatile Mayobridge player. With the dust still settling on the Mourne county’s Qualifier loss to Derry in 2013, Quinn packed his […]


Neeson explains decision to quit Antrim


IN an eye-opening interview in this week’s Gaelic Life, Brian ‘Bam’ Neeson reveals why he became another casuality to the pressurised intercounty game. Neeson juggled soccer and gaelic commitments in 2016 when playing with Carrick Rangers, but at the moment he is fully focused on his career at Cliftonville, although he still lines out for […]


McGinn targeting Monaghan league return


PROMISING Monaghan forward Barry McGinn is hoping to be passed fit for his county’s Division One opener against Mayo on January 28. The Doohamlet man has been recovering from a cruciate injury picked up last February and although he did play a few minutes in his club’s final league game back in October, he’s targeting […]