Civic Reception held for Derry Minor Star Tiarnan Woods


A civic reception has been held for Derry minor’s team of the year selection, Tiarnan Woods. Wood’s picked up the prestigious accolade for his stand-out performances in the Oakleaf counties run to the Ulster decider and subsequent thrilling quarter-final loss to Meath. The Drumsurn club man was only one of three Ulster representatives named on […]


Son of Derry All Ireland Winner Signs Two Year AFL Deal


Anton Tohill the teenage son of Derry All Ireland Winner, Anthony Tohill has signed a two-year professional contract with AFL side Collingwood.  The Swatragh clubman has attended numerous trials and was one of four Irish players that attended the AFL Draft Combine in Melbourne in recent times. Towering at 6’6″, Tohill follows in the footsteps […]


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 […]


‘Boys of 93’ book review


LAST week, Waterstones enjoyed a record turn out for the launch of Eamonn Coleman’s memoir, The Boys of 93. 25 years has passed since the Ballymaguigan’s greatest achievement, leading Derry to their one and only All-Ireland title, though Coleman would probably have pointed out that it was the players’ achievement not his. The book is […]


Cassidy: The best players in Derry aren’t lining out


DERRY manager Damian McErlain needs to redouble his efforts to get the best players playing for the county next season. That’s the opinion of former county forward Joe Cassidy. He said that the loss of the Slaughtneil players was a factor in Derry’s disappointing campaign. Slaughtneil’s run to the All-Ireland stages of the club championship […]


McErlain doesn’t stand for negativity – McKaigue


KARL McKaigue believes that Derry have addressed the problems that led to their relegation to Division Four earlier this year. The Oak Leafer’s demotion to the basement division, a third relegation in as many years, represents the worst possible preparation for the Ulster Championship. But in an interview with this week’s Gaelic Life, the Slaughtneil […]