Saffrons left to rue missed chances

NFL Division Three Offaly 2-12 Antrim 0-12 By Michael McMullan ANTRIM manager Andy McEntee was frustrated his side couldn’t get anything from Sunday’s league opener against Offaly at Corrigan Park. Advertisement Goals from Bernard Allen and Ruairí McNamee were the difference in a game Antrim pegged back to three points with the game in the […]

Home comforts for Antrim

By Michael McMullan ANDY McEntee’s Antrim will have the home comforts of Corrigan Park (2pm) on Sunday for the visit of Offaly in weekend of their NFL Division Three campaign. It’s the Saffrons’ third season at this level in the past decade they otherwise spent in the fourth tier. The former Meath boss took over […]

McKenna Cup gets off to a midweek start

THE 2023 inter-county football season gets underway in Ulster on Wednesday night with three group games (all at 7.30pm) in the Dr McKenna Cup Castleblayney will host a clash between two managers cutting their teeth at inter-county level. Vinny Corey begins life as the Farney senior manager, with new Down manager Conor Laverty in the […]

Saffrons can aim high: McCrudden

By Niall Gartland ANTRIM assistant manager Terry McCrudden makes no bones about their aspirations for their upcoming Division Three campaign. While the Saffrons languished in Division Four for years before finally achieving promotion under the management team spearheaded by Enda McGinley, McCrudden says that they should be aiming for more than just mere consolidation in […]

Murray: The Saffrons are aiming high

By Niall Gartland THERE’S a more professional tint to Antrim GAA these days behind the scenes, and their established senior footballer Ryan Murray would love to carry that through to where it matters most – the field of play. Following the recruitment of Fibrus as their main sponsor, Murray sported their newly branded jersey at […]

Antrim set to name Andy McEntee as their new manager

By Michael McMullan FORMER Meath manager Andy McEntee is set to be named as the new Antrim senior boss, taking over from Enda McGinley who stepped down after the Saffrons’ exit from the Tailteann Cup. McEntee, a former Meath minor boss, won an All-Ireland Club title with Dublin’s Ballyboden St Enda’s and stepped down from […]