Nominations for position of Antrim chairman revealed

Gaelic Life can reveal that the three nominations for the position of Antrim chairman have been named.  St.Enda’s businessman Ciaran McCavana, St.Paul’s club man Joe Edwards and outgoing north Antrim chairman Owen Elliot make up the nominations which clubs had until yesterday to make. The men will replace the outgoing team of Collie Donnelly, vice […]

Cargin and Castlerahan claim titles in Antrim and Cavan

Antrim Senior Football Championship Final 2018 Cargin 0-5 Creggan 0-4 Cargin have beaten local rivals Creggan in a low scoring Antrim decider to claim the title in Ahoghill. Advertisement After a dour first half of football the team’s were tied, 0-2 apiece before Michael McCann kicked a late winner as Cargin claimed their third county […]

McCallin: I would’ve scored penalty that doomed Antrim

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. […]

McCallin: Antrim didn’t fail because of the Troubles

ULSTER’S first ever All-Star Andy McCallin disputes the conventional wisdom that the onset of the Troubles ravaged a golden generation of Antrim footballer. In an exclusive two-part interview with Gaelic Life, McCallin talks about the Saffrons’ historic All-Ireland U21 win in 1969 and claims that the county committee played a bigger role in their failure […]