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 […]
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 […]
By Shaun Casey ARMAGH are “like a club team, we’re not like a county team” says joint captain Michelle McArdle ahead of Sunday’s Premier Junior All-Ireland final. The Orchard ladies face Antrim in the showpiece, a side they’ve already beaten three times this year. “The forward line has clicked and it’s the same with the […]
By Niall Gartland BEFORE this season, Maria McLarnon had never represented Antrim at any level or age group, but now she’s set to lead her team out on All-Ireland final day alongside vice-captain Emma Laverty. The Portglenone defender says it’s been a roller-coaster of a season culminating in Sunday’s decider against Armagh, a game which […]
By Niall Gartland THERE was some initial scepticism about the necessity of fielding a ‘Junior’ camogie team in Antrim, but the proof is in the pudding and in their first year they’re on the brink of All-Ireland glory at Croke Park. Brian Kearney (joint-manager of the team alongside Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden) said the development of […]
TIPPERARY official Mike Ryan will take charge of the all-Ulster clash of Aramgh and Antrim in Sunday week’s All-Ireland Premier Junior All-Ireland Camogie final. The Nenagh man was in the middle at this level two years ago and was the referee for the Munster Club Senior ginal earlier this year. Cavan officials Philip McDonald and […]
ANTRIM camogs can make it three wins from three this weekend when they play Galway in the Division Two quarter-final of the National League. For Saffron camogie star Lucia McNaughton, the game is a chance to progress and that is welcome, but she can see the bigger picture of being allowed to be out and […]
Niamh Donnelly is a teacher at St Patrick’s College Maghera and she thinks Children need onfield play.
Antrim forward Niamh Donnelly wants to see her side push on this season
Maeve Connolly explained the Saffron camogs’ attitude ahead of what could be regarded as a surprise final appearance.