Ulster players named in Soaring Star selection


THERE was an Ulster flavour to the 2022 PwC Camogie Soaring Stars selection with Antrim’s Dervla Cosgrove  named as Junior Player of the Year. All-Ireland Intermediate champions Galway are represented by seven players: defenders Ciara Hickey, Clara Donohue, Katie Manning and Lisa Casserly on the back line.  Jennifer Hughes took her position in midfield, with […]


Antrim trio in contention for camogie award


THERE will be definitely be an Antrim camogie  Player of the Year after three of their All-Ireland Junior Championship winning side have been shortlisted for the award. Dervla Cosgrove scored four goals in their pulsating fine win over Armagh and she is joined by goalkeeper Aine Graham and and Emma Laverty. Joint managers Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden […]


Antrim duo nominated for Manager of the Year


ANTRIM joint managers Brian Kearney and Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden have been nominated for Manager of the year at at next month’s PwC Camogie All-Stars awards night. The duo managed the Antrim County to victory over Ulster rivals Armagh in the All-Ireland Junior final. There are no Ulster players nominated in a list dominated by senior […]


Antrim Camogs proved the doubters wrong says McFadden


By Shaun Casey ANTRIM proved a lot of their doubters wrong according to joint manager Mark McFadden when they climbed the steps of the Hogan Stand last Sunday as All-Ireland champions. Seven-points was the margin at the end of the game and McFadden, along with Brian Kearney, couldn’t have been prouder. “It was massive, absolutely […]


McKernan has learned lesson from the past


By Shaun Casey IN the build up to Sunday’s Premier Junior All-Ireland final, Armagh hosted a ‘Meet the Players’ evening for supporters to come along and get selfies and autographs with the team. It was a welcomed distraction from the game itself admits manager Jim McKernan, who has guided Armagh to their third All-Ireland final […]