Clarke at a distance from Cavan-Monaghan hype

IN normal circumstances, Cavan captain Killian Clarke would have to make an extra special effort to insulate himself from the friendly banter associated with their age-old rivalry with Monaghan, who they face in this Sunday’s Ulster Championship quarter-final. During his school days, Clarke crossed enemy lines more times than you’d care to mention as a […]

Holmes confident Canavan can deal with the hype

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 […]

McGrath: Connacht exit may be deathknell for inter-pros

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 […]