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 […]
CAVAN have claimed a victory against their All-Ireland semi-final opponents Armagh already this season, but their joint-captain Aideen Coyle knows a lot of water has passed under the bridge in the meantime. It was February 26 in the first round of Division Three fixtures and Cavan pipped their Ulster rivals by a point away from […]
Armagh Camogie have signed a new deal with Armagh based sportswear manufacturer McKeever Sports to become the official on-field and off-field kit supp
By Shaun Casey THE last time Armagh faced Carlow, the sides engaged in an enthralling encounter that the Orchard eventually won by six points. Rachael Merry was instrumental that day, coming off the bench to score a crucial second-half goal and set up another. The Granemore sharpshooter suffered a terrible injury before the All-Ireland campaign […]
Louise Toner reacts to Armagh Camogs All-Ireland junior win.
Rachael Merry is balancing work and their All-Ireland final bid.