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 […]

St.Columb’s land maiden Markey Cup in rollercoaster finale

Danske Bank Ulster Schools Markey Cup Final 2019 St.Columb’s College (Derry) 2-11 Abbey V.S (Donegal) 3-5 From Odhrán Crumley in O’Donnell Park St.Columb’s College have claimed the Markey Cup for the first time eventually seeing off an Abbey challenge in a rollercoaster contest at O’Donnell Park. Advertisement The accolade marks the first senior Ulster title […]

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 […]

Unknown quantity Magherafelt ready to embark on Ulster

“We were getting beaten by nine points by 15 minutes and we were half thinking should we have bothered putting a team out. But the players turned things around and we ended up winning by ten points.” This is how Paul Quinn, joint manager of Magherafelt u’21’s describes the beginning of the journey for the […]