Quinn confident St Ciaran’s can handle the hype

COOL heads are a necessity if St Ciaran’s are to prevail in Saturday’s Paddy Drummond Cup final against Ballinrobe Community School (Mayo), according to their captain Conor Quinn. While the Ballygawley-based school are accustomed to success, particularly at Vocationals level, they have never won an All-Ireland title at Croke Park. The hype is gathering pace […]

Quinn: Paddy Tally deserves his day in the sun

ONE thousand views, 10,000 views, 100,000 views – and it didn’t end there. Jerome Quinn’s memorable footage of Paddy Tally collapsing to his knees in joy will linger long in the memory of the many, many people who have watched it. The emotional reaction of St Mary’s boss was captured in the immediate aftermath of […]

St Mary’s storm into Sigerson Cup final

ST Mary’s have stormed into their first Sigerson Cup final since 1993 with a whirlwind 2-7 to 2-6 victory over University College Cork in the first of this afternoon’s semi-finals. The Belfast college endured a nightmare start as UCC bagged two early goals in the space of 30 seconds from Ian Maguire and Cathal Bambury. […]

St Mary’s aim to down 21-time winners UCC

ST Mary’s, with only that famous 1989 win to their name, are taking on 21-time winners University College Cork tomorrow for the right to participate in Saturday’s Sigerson Cup final against either University of Limerick or holders UCD. Whle St Mary’s have always counted on using the close-knit feel of their squad to give them […]