We pick out some of the most memorable moments from All-Ireland football finals

Mikey Sheehy chip 1978 WITH 13 minutes gone, Dublin were 0-7 to 1-3 ahead when Jack O’Shea rode a shoulder charge and hammered the ball towards Sheehy’s top of the right spot. Dublin ‘keeper Paddy Cullen came off his line, but referee Seamus Aldridge awarded a free in. With Cullen protesting, out of his goal, […]


We list the top scores in the history of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

Patrick Horgan (23-513: 582 points)   THE current Cork forward has amassed an incredible scoring tally of 23-513 in his career. Making his debut 14 years ago, he’s never got his hands on the Liam McCarthy, but he’s still won a heap of accolades in his career including four All-Stars. Surprisingly, he only finished as […]


Who will win the All-Ireland SHC final?

Ryan Bogue (Fermanagh) I SORT of expected Clare to beat Kilkenny but after watching it, it’s probably the two best teams in the final. I thought Kilkenny were very good, but I don’t know how bad Clare were, but Kilkenny I thought were very good. I thought Clare were very disappointing, none of their so-called big […]


The waiting game – We look at the longest gaps between All-Ireland Finals

Kildare (63 years: 1935-1988)   KILDARE were one of the heavyweights in the early days of the GAA, winning titles in 1905, 1919, 1927 and 1928. They lost the decider in 1935 and didn’t reach another final until 1998, under the tutelage of all-round legend Mick O’Dwyer. They’d some top players back then – their […]


Ulster GAA: Club Gaeilge na Bliana

Tá CLG Uladh go mór faoi chomaoin ag na clubanna iontacha fud fad an chúige seo a dhéanann obair iontach ar son na teanga. Eagraítear ranganna, clubanna óige, feachtais ar na meáin shóisialta, seisiúin traenála agus cóitseála agus go leor eile nach iad trí mheán na Gaeilge. Táimid eolach ar chuid mhaith den obair seo. […]


Our Games with former Antrim hurler Joey Scullion

Name Joey Scullion Teams played for Loughgiel Shamrocks and Antrim Advertisement   Current involvement Assisting with coaching NurseryP1P2 Camogie – One of those jobs where the basic criteria is having a child involved and being able to hold a hurl the right way up. Needless to say I love it!   Which Club game, that […]

Ladies deserve day in Croke Park says Fermanagh boss Daly

By Mark McGoldrick FROM parading the sidelines to strutting his stuff on the catwalk last Saturday night, at the Fermanagh Ladies fundraiser, James Daly is very much ready to be back on the touchline this Sunday. The Fermanagh manager is focused on beating Limerick this Sunday and booking a ticket to the All-Ireland Junior Championship final in Croke Park. “It […]

STEVEN POACHER: Match-ups and kick-outs could determine Derry’s chances

IT’S All-Ireland semi-final time. On side side of the draw, we have a clash of the two most successful counties with 67 All Ireland titles between them, Kerry and Dublin. Dublin won the most recent clash, an All Ireland final back in 2019 on a score line of 1-18 to 0-15, but something tells me […]


Feature: Kings of the clubs

NIALL Gartland looked at the leading county champions across Ulster. Antrim St John’s (24 titles) ST Gall’s looked like they could overtake St John’s at the top of the leaderboard when they went on 12 titles in 13 years between 2001 and 2014, but for now, St John’s have five titles to spare at the […]


Bunting enjoying step up into management

By Shaun Casey LAMH Dhearg have secured their first target of the season, which was getting into the top half of the league before the split. Declan Bunting, enjoying his first season as manager, has been pleased with his side’s efforts so far this year. “We only lost two out of the 12 games. We’ve a […]