Ulster Championship 2019 Draw Made as Rivals Collide

The draw for the 2019 Ulster Senior Football Championship has been made tonight live on RTÉ.  Old rivals, Tyrone and Derry will meet for the third time in four years after being drawn in this year’s preliminary round with the winners facing Antrim in the quarter-final. There will be a repeat of the 2018 Ulster […]

McVeety embracing Cavan Gaels test

CROSSERLOUGH star Dara McVeety is relishing the prospect of playing a high-flying Cavan Gaels in this Saturday’s senior championship quarter-final. They go in as rank outsiders against a Cavan Gaels side that are unbeaten all season. Crosserlough are 50/1 to win their first championship since 1972 while Cavan Gaels are outright favourites at 6/5 to […]

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 […]

McGleenan not feeling the pressure

CAVAN senior boss Mattie McGleenan isn’t feeling the heat ahead Sunday’s Ulster Championship quarter-final clash against their great rivals Monaghan. McGleenan has been steeled for intercounty management by his stint at Monaghan club Scotstown, whom he guided to senior championship success in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Perhaps he’ll have time to exchange a few pleasantries […]

Wylie not getting caught up in Monaghan-Cavan rivalry

DREW Wylie believes poise in the face of pressure could make the difference in the latest installment of the Monaghan-Cavan rivalry. The near neighbours meet in Sunday’s Division One clash at Castleblaney and it’s safe to say the two sides have previous. Five red cards were dished out in a Division Three clash four years […]