An Dún claim historic first Mageean Cup title


Mageean Cup Final 2018 An Dún 5-13 St. Pat’s Maghera 1-10   Advertisement An Dún have made history claiming their first ever Mageean Cup title after comfortable dethroning St.Pat’s Maghera at The Dub on Tuesday evening.  Ronan Blair turned in a man of the match display grabbing an eye-catching hat-trick with goals either side of […]


Record 11th Ulster title for Cushendall


Ulster Senior Hurling Final 2018 Cushendall 1-15  Ballycran 0-10 From Odhrán Crumley at the Athletic Grounds Advertisement Cushendall have picked up their 11th Ulster club title with an eight point win over a resurgent Ballycran side in the Athletic Grounds. The early stages where nip and tuck with Neil McManus as ever shining brightest for […]


Ballycran have the substance to match the style


In this week’s Gaelic Life, Niall McCoy speaks to Ballycran’s Scott Nicholson ahead of the Down winner Ulster Final clash with Cushendall.  Nicholson pulls no punches in knowing what the rest of the Ulster community thinks of his team but hopes that perceptions will change after this year’s provincial decider. “We’ve always had great hurlers […]


Classy Cushendall beat Loughgiel to take Antrim Crown


Antrim Senior Hurling Final 2018  Cushendall 2-12 Loughgiel 0-15 As expected, a large crowd flocked to Ballycastle to witness Cushendall and Loughgiel do battle in the Antrim hurling decider. Advertisement Paddy Burke and Conor Carson netted for Cushendall as they marched towards a three point win to not only claim the Saffron title but set […]


Rampant Ballycran knock Slaughtneil off their throne


Ulster Senior Club Hurling Championship Semi-Final 2018 Ballycran (Down) 4-15 Slaughtneil (Derry) 1-14   Advertisement From Odhrán Crumley in Corrigan Park   Down champions, Ballycran have caused a seismic shock by dumping the reigning Ulster champions, Slaughtneil out in the last four. Ballycran led by two at the break after bringing a real intensity to […]


Slaughtneil galvanised by pain of defeat – McShane


Michael McShane will have the undivided attention of his players ahead of Sunday’s Ulster Semi-Final clash with Ballycran in Corrigan Park.  For the first time in four years, Slaughtneil will not compete in Ulster on both codes meaning hurling firmly takes the driving seat. Speaking to Niall Gartland, the Slaughtneil boss talks through the challenges […]


In This Week’s GL: Shane Elliott Blast’s Fixture Makers


In this week’s Gaelic Life, columnist, Shane Elliott blasts the hurling fixture makers for their scheduling of vital club games. With this year’s Ulster Club Hurling Final scheduled for November 11th, Elliot lambastes those making the decision to play such a vital game in the harsh winter months. Elliott examines the difficulties with a prolonged […]