THE ULSTER Council have pledged to look into an anomaly in their ticketing policy which sees senior citizens put in uncovered seats exposed to the elements.
THE Donegal hurling captain says this year is his last chance to win the Lory Meagher Cup.
35-year-old Colm Breathnach says time has caught up with him and it is time to make way for the younger players in the county.
Yet despite his age, the hurt of the past five years has encouraged Breathnach and his team mates to keep fighting.
Antrim boss Dinny Cahill has resigned himself to being without a number of marquee names for next weekend’s Leinster Championship clash against Laois at O’Moore Park.
The Saffrons had an extensive injury list throughout the league but of that roll-call only Paul Shiels and Karl McKeegan are expected to be available for the Leinster SHC opener on May 14.
That means Cahill will face Laois without Liam Watson, Johnny Campbell, Thomas McCann and Cormac Donnelly through injury, while Sean Delargy will not be available until after the first round due to work commitments.
EARLIER this week, Cavan announced that they were withdrawing from all senior hurling competitions for the season ahead. The justification was that they were instead going to focus their attentions on underage development, putting in place a five-year plan to revolutionise hurling in the county. It was a bold move by the Breffni board, but […]
DERRY are always capable of being the fly in Ulster hurling’s ointment. Ulster senior championship successes in 2000 and 2001, back to back provincial titles at u-21 in 2007 and 2008 are just some of the occasions when Antrim or Down were supposed to walk off with the silverware. Last Saturday’s win over Down at […]
DOWN boss Ger Monan has hit out at the hectic schedule faced by his hurlers over the next eight weeks as they do battle on intercounty and club fronts. Should the Ardsmen reach the Christy Ring and Ulster senior championship finals, they will have played seven and possibly eight games over the next eight weekends […]
THERE are many reasons why Dunloy Cúchulainns should be put on a pedestal. The commitment to supporting and encouraging three codes, is up there. Others would point to there incredible success in hurling since 1990. Then there is their phenomenal facilities, the freshest of which is the sports centre. However, there is one element that […]
Down hurling boss Ger Monan has hit out at the hectic schedule faced by his hurlers over the next eight weeks as they do battle on intercounty and club fronts.
Should the Ardsmen reach the Christy Ring and Ulster senior championship finals, they will have played seven and possibly eight games over the next eight weekends – depending on how their opening two games go in the Ring Cup.
Add to that, five Antrim League Division 1 fixtures over the same period and it makes a possible total of 13 games between now and June 12.
County delegates at this weekend’s GAA National Congress in Mullingar will hear for the first time the vision of Liam O’Neill as he prepares to take on the role of President elect for the next 12 months, with hurling in Antrim set to be a key focus.
The cameras of the nation’s media will once again turn on Dunloy next month, as the club has been awarded the prestigious honour of hosting the official launch of the All-Ireland Hurling Championships.