MacRory Cup Quarter-Final and Play Off Draw Made


The draws for both the MacRory Cup quarter-final and quarter-final play-off’s have been named. The play-offs are to be played between Wednesday 23rd and Sunday 27th of January. Each team named first in the draw will have ‘home’ advantage in the form of their nearest county ground or equivalent. Quarter-final games will be played between […]


Ulster Schools’ Hurling All-Stars for 2018-19 Named


The 2018-19 Danske Bank Ulster School’s All-Stars have been named after two trial games. Each player was initially nominated to attend the trails by their own school before taking part in the games. 9 of the 15 players come from Antrim clubs, with three from Derry club, two from the Mageean Cup winning An Dún […]


Armagh crush the Ranch as Fermanagh and UUJ draw


From Odhrán Crumley  In the opening weekend of the Dr McKenna Cup, Armagh have inflicted a 25 point defeat on St.Mary’s while Lee Brennan secured a draw for Jordanstown at Fermanagh.  Fermanagh 1-9 UUJ 0-12 Lee Brennan struck nine points as a fourteen man Jordanstown side secured a draw in Derrygonnelly against Fermanagh. Advertisement Darragh […]


In this week’s GL: Rogers determined to trek mountain


For the first time in maybe five or six years, Derry will have their full quota for pre-season and the commencement of the National League. Although, Oakleaf and Slaughtneil star, Brendan Rogers would have no complaints if his club were still going strong in the All-Ireland series, their availability can only be of help to […]


Darragh Canavan called into Tyrone panel


One of Tyrone’s top up and coming young stars has been called into the Red Hand panel for the coming season. Darragh Canavan, son of former All-Ireland winning captain, Peter, has recently joined up with the squad under county team manager, Mickey Harte, ahead of their Dr McKenna Cup campaign. The Errigal Ciaran teenager starred […]


The Bar-Room Tapes – Odhrán Mac Niallais


Fresh off the back of bringing the Seamus MacFerran Cup back to Gaoth Dobhair and with the legendary celebrations that followed, neither man is sure if it’s a Guinness or a Mi Wadi they need. In this week’s Gaelic Life, the infamous ‘Bar-Room’ Tapes return as Kevin Cassidy sits down with clubmate, Odhrán Mac Niallais. […]


20 jobs lost as Ulster GAA Schools Programme ends


Twenty jobs are set to be lost on Friday as Ulster GAA have been forced to end their involvement with the Curriculum Sports Programme. It is with deep regret that Ulster GAA announces that its involvement with the current Curriculum Sports Programme (CSP) will end tomorrow. Since 2007, Ulster GAA, along with colleagues in the […]


In this week’s Gaelic Life: A New Chapter Begins


The decision of provincial councils to allow pre-season games before the end of season training bans is a means of flexing their muscles in a bid to keep their own powers according to Gerard O’Kane. Although the former Derry star believes that playing games at this time of the year is madness, he acknowledges that […]


Drama as three Ulster Schools titles up for decision


On Tuesday, three Ulster school’s titles were up for decision with St. Conor’s and St. Joseph’s claiming provincial crowns while the Rafferty Cup Final remained tied even after extra time. St. Conor’s, Clady/Kilrea ensured that the Gerry Brown would reside in the Oakleaf county for another year as they overcame a fine footballing side in […]