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 […]
The Down Senior Football Championship and Intermediate Championships take place this weekend with some cracking semi-finals in store. It all throws in tonight at Pairc Esler where Burren play Mayobridge (SFC 8.15pm), with the Intermediate semi between Liatroim v Darragh Cross the curtain-raiser at 6.45pm. Tomorrow (Saturday) the action continues at Pairc Esler where Bredagh […]
Paddy Talky is Down’s new manager.
STEVEN Poacher has officially stepped out of the race to become the next Down manager.
DOWN defender Darren O’Hagan has become the first Mourne county player to go on record supporting a potential managerial candidate – and he has thrown his weight behind Steven Poacher. The Carlow coach is part of a ticket that has Shane Mulholland alongside him as joint manager. O’Hagan, a former captain and senior figure […]
By Niall Gartland A NUMBER of candidates are already emerging as contenders for the vacant Down senior manager position following the resignation of Eamonn Burns earlier this week. The Bryansford man served his notice after Down’s Round Two qualifier defeat to Cavan less than a fortnight ago, a match which they lost despite having played […]
IT is an unusual quirk that Down’s two most consistent scorers this season – Anthony Doherty and Caolan Mooney – are both defenders. The pair have scored in 10 of the side’s 11 games this season in the McKenna Cup, league and championship, although the manner of their scores differ greatly. Livewire Mooney has brought […]
Down have lost Darragh O’Hanlon to injury.
FORMER Down attacker Danny Hughes has called on the Mourne county to use their last three league games to establish a clearly defined style of play that they can carry into the championship season. While the points are crucial in Saturday’s trip to Cavan given that they are flirting with relegation, Hughes said that he […]
CONNAIRE Harrison knows that there will be extra focus on him this term following last year’s exploits with Down. He was in a hot streak of form then, but he knows that he must prove that he can continue in a similar vein over an extended period of time. The first sign of that came […]