Armagh fall short in Castlebar as Mayo narrowly advance

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Three Mayo 2-13 Armagh 1-15 Armagh have exited the All-Ireland series after losing by the minimum at the hands of Mayo in Castlebar. The Orchard County got off to the perfect start as Rian O’Neill rattled the Connacht men’s net in the opening exchanges. Advertisement One minute later, Fionn McDonagh beat […]

Five star Derry come from the death to topple Armagh

Ulster U’20 Football Championship Quarter-Final 2019 Derry 5-12 Armagh 2-13 From Odhrán Crumley in Owenbeg Derry rose from the dead to claw back a ten point deficit to setup a last four meeting with Fermanagh next Saturday. Advertisement Armagh led by three at the break on a scoreline of 0-8 to 0-5 taking advantage of […]

Mayo lose captain ahead of Armagh clash

Mayo will be without Diarmuid O’Connor for Saturday’s Qualifier game with Armagh in Castlebar.  The 24-year-old suffered a broken wrist at training on Tuesday night and it is likely that the injury will require surgery. This would rule the Ballintubber man out of the rest of the season, a huge blow for James Horan’s men. […]

Qualifier fixture details confirmed with two live TV games

Fixture details for Round Three of the All-Ireland Football Qualifiers have been confirmed by the GAA.  Sky Sports will show a double header of two of the four games on Saturday with both Ulster participants involved. Saturday June 29th 2019  Kildare Vs Tyrone, St.Conleith’s Park, 5pm, LIVE ON SKY Advertisement Westmeath Vs Clare, TEG Cusack […]

Down ease past Antrim to set-up Red Hands clash

Ulster U’20 Football Championship Preliminary Round 2019 Down 1-16 Antrim 0-11 From Odhrán Crumley in Clones Down have eased past Antrim in the curtain raiser at Clones to set-up a quarter-final meeting with Tyrone. Advertisement Aaron Devlin’s goal for the Mourne Men added further gloss to the scoreboard, ten minutes from time. Tyrone now await […]

Donegal power past weary Cavan to retain Ulster title

Ulster Senior Football Championship Final 2019 Donegal 1-24 Cavan 2-16 From Odhrán Crumley in Clones Donegal have retained the Ulster title after overcoming Cavan with relative ease in Clones. Advertisement In reality, the five point deficit flattered the Breffni men as Stephen Murray’s late goal added gloss to the scoreboard at the finish. Jamie Brennan […]

Groups for 2019 ‘Super 8s’ drawn as four of the eight confirmed

The groups for this years ‘Super 8s’ have been drawn with four of the eight participants confirmed after the conclusion of the provincial championships.  Ulster and Munster champions are paired together in the same group meaning Donegal and Kerry will meet in Croke Park next month. While Leinster winners Dublin are paired alongside Connacht kingpins, […]

Last-gasp heart-ache for Armagh in Croke Park

Nicky Rackard Cup Final 2019 Armagh 2-13 Sligo 2-14 Armagh hearts were broken in Croke Park as a last-gasp score from Kieran Prior in a dramatic end to the Nicky Rackard Cup final. The Orchard men lost Tiernan Nevin to a second yellow card with ten to play. Advertisement Gerard O’Kelly-Lynch and Danny Magee got […]

Christy Ring heartbreak for Down as Meath claim title

Christy Ring Cup Final 2019 Down 2-15 Meath 4-19 Meath finished strongest in Croke Park to claim their second Christy Ring Cup title in four years. Adam Gannon grabbed two Royal goals while Nicholas Potterton and Callum O’Sullivan notched the other two. Advertisement The Leinster men led 1-5 to no score before the Ardsmen got […]