DECLAN McCOY: That Galway-Armagh kick-out and misconceptions


By Declan McCoy I WAS fortunate enough to have been in Croke Park last year to witness one of the best games of football in years when Armagh played Galway in the All-Ireland quarter final. The game was action-packed with quality, drama and, of course, controversy. One incident that I have spoken to a lot […]


Armagh GAA announce new stadium sponsorship deal


ARMAGH GAA have announced a new stadium sponsorship deal with Box-It – a local cardboard box manufacturing company. It means that, from today (Tuesday 31st January 2023), the home of Armagh GAA will be named, Box-It Athletic Grounds. A significant commercial investment committed for the next three years. This weekend the Box-It Athletic Grounds will […]


O’Connell: Fast start key for Monaghan


By Shaun Casey GETTING points on the board as quickly as possible is the key to securing your Division One status, suggests Monaghan’s roaming half-back Karl O’Connell. Vinny Corey’s side host Armagh on Saturday evening before travelling to Killarney to take on All-Ireland champions Kerry in round two, a difficult start for any team. “Getting […]


Orchard’s golden oldies


By Shaun Casey TYRONE have led the way and Armagh are about to follow their near neighbours with the creation of an over-40s team to compete in the GAA Masters competition. The Red Hands are the current back-to-back All-Ireland champions and much as it might pain some wearing orange and white tinted glasses, they are […]


Final round of McKenna Cup games set for midweek


CAVAN have made two changes for Wednesday’s final group game in the McKenna Cup in  Kingspan Breffni Park. Raymond Galligan takes over from Liam Brady between the posts. with Cian Madden coming into the attack at the expense of Brandon Boylan. Kieran McGeeney’s side were winners over Antrim with goals from Joe Sheridan and Conor […]


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 […]