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 […]

Mayo ‘Down’ Mourne men to get back on track

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Two Down 1-11 Mayo 1-16 Down have crashed out of the All-Ireland series at the hands of Mayo in front of a bumper crowd in Pairc Esler. The Westerners led 0-10 to 1-4 at the break despite the blistering Down start with Caolan Mooney scoring a spectacular goal after eight minutes. […]

Orchard men conquer weary Farney Army

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Two Monaghan 1-12 Armagh 2-17 Armagh have marched into Round Three of the All-Ireland football qualifiers at the expense of Monaghan. The Orchard County led by the minimum at the break, before two second half goals from Rian O’Neill sent his team onwards to victory. Advertisement Jack McCarron scored a late […]

Tyrone steer past Longford banana skin to advance

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Two Longford 1-14 Tyrone 2-15 From Odhrán Crumley in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park Tyrone have steered past a potential banana skin to beat Longford in Pearse Park. Advertisement Two first half goals from Cathal McShane and a host of scores from Peter Harte gave Tyrone a substantial lead. The Leinster men […]

Laois send wasteful Derry packing with late goal

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Two Derry 0-12 Laois 1-13 Eoin Lowry’s late goal sent a wasteful Derry packing for the All-Ireland series in Owenbeg. There was little between the sides entering the final ten minutes after a nip and tuck contest. Advertisement Substitute Lowry’s late goal after roaming through the Derry defence put his team […]

Kildare burst Corrigan bubble as Antrim crash out

All-Ireland Football Qualifiers Round Two Antrim 0-14 Kildare 1-25 Antrim have crashed out of the All-Ireland series after suffering a fourteen point loss to Kildare in Corrigan Park. The Saffron Army piled into Corrigan Park in their droves to sell out the home venue with a capacity capped at 2,100, many of which hoping for […]