Derry seal promotion as Down and Fermanagh edge closer

Derry have sealed promotion back to Division Three for 2020 with two games to spare after winning their fifth game on the bounce in Limerick. It has been confirmed that Leitrim will be joining them in the third tier ahead of their league meeting which will now serve as a dead-rubber ahead of the league […]

Mixed emotion for Ulster sides – Ladies Round-Up

There was mixed emotions for Ulster sides in Lidl Ladies National Football League this weekend.  In Division One, Donegal have made it four wins on the bounce with a two point win against Tipperary in Convoy. The Tir Chonaill led by two at the break and claimed the invaluable two points thanks to goals from […]

Lidl National League joy for Donegal and Antrim as Derry fall to defeat

Donegal remain unbeaten on top of the Lidl National Football League Division One table with victory over Ulster rivals, Monaghan. The Ulster champions soared to victory right from the outset with Roisin Friel’s early goal sending the Tir Chonaill in at the break with a 1-8 to 0-2 lead. In the second half, the home […]

Derry maintain 100% record with win over Wicklow

Allianz National Football League Division Four Derry 2-8 Wicklow 0-9 From Odhrán Crumley in Watty Graham’s, Glen Derry have maintained their 100% record on top of Division Four and are now currently one win from confirming promotion back to Division Three. Advertisement Wicklow proved to be tricky customers in what was a thoroughly professional performance […]

McGuigan ready to hear the Sigerson Cup underdog roar

Ahead of this weekend’s Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup semi-final against UCD in Mallow, St.Mary’s attacker, Shane McGuigan sat down with Dónal O’Neill to discuss his personal ambitions and the atmosphere around the ‘Ranch’. Q. What has the atmosphere around the Ranch been like this week in preparing for the game? It’s actually been quite relaxed. […]

Derry overcome stubborn London resistance

Allianz Football Leagues Division Four Derry 0-19 London 1-9 From Odhrán Crumley in Ballinascreen Derry have made it two wins from two in Division Four with an industrious win over London in Ballinascreen. Advertisement The performance from the Oakleaf men can be described as workmanlike given the task at hand and the defensive, sticky and […]

Derry make three changes for London Allianz League clash

Damian McErlain has made three changes to his side that beat Antrim in the opening Allianz League clash.  Conor Mullholland, Niall Keenan and Jack Doherty come into the side while Sean Francis Quinn, Eamon McGill and Jason Rocks exit the sides. Derry opened their Division Four campaign with a one point win away at Antrim […]

Derry double-header switched to Ballinascreeen

Derry’s dual double header this weekend originally scheduled for Owenbeg has been switched to Ballinascreen due to inclement weather.  The Oakleaf footballer’s take on London at 12:30 in Division Four of the Allianz Football League before the hurler’s take on Donegal in Division 2B of the Allianz Hurling League. Sunday February 2nd now in Ballinascreen  […]

Derry edge Antrim as Cavan and Down fall short

It was an Ulster derby clash in the first round of fixtures in Division Four as Antrim hosted Derry in Corrigan Park.  Both sides harbour ambitions of promotion and the intensity of the game despite tough conditions proved these credentials. Derry led 0-6 to 0-1 at the break and this lead was extended early in […]