Killeavy facing into the unknown against Clan na Gael

By Shaun Casey THE last time Killeavy and Clan na Gael clashed in the championship, back in 2016, both were competing at intermediate level. That was a quarter-final clash which the Clans won on a 1-14 to 0-11 scoreline but Killeavy made the faster step up to senior football. The south Armagh men claimed Intermediate […]

Kings for a Day

Kings for a Day is available for pre-order here.   ‘IT didn’t matter how many All-Ireland titles Down had in the past; we just had in our minds total focus that we were going to win the Ulster Championship. “Nothing was going to stop us. The guys put a lot of effort in and they […]

Feature: Who’ll make team of the year?

IT’S a topic that always prompts lots of debate, and our journalist Niall Gartland has his say on who he thinks should be named on this year’s All-Ireland football team of the season… 1 ETHAN RAFFERTY (ARMAGH) I WAS going to opt for the steady and reliable Kerry goalkeeper Shane Ryan, but then I thought, […]

Ulster players among All-Star football nominations

ULSTER champions Derry, Monaghan and Armagh have players in the shortlist for All-Stars after their performances in the 2022 season, with Derry’s Ethan Doherty shortlisted for Young Player of the Year. Seven of Derry’s winning team have been shortlisted with Jack McCarron (Monaghan) Armagh’s Jarly Óg Burns, Rory Grugan, Stefan Campbell, Rian O’Neill and Ethan […]

Culloville on the up after battling win

By Shaun Casey CULLOVILLE’S three-point win over Belleek last Sunday not only stretched their winning streak to seven games, but saw them earn promotion to Division 2A and capture the league title as well. All eyes will turn to the championship now coming up in two weeks’ time, and last year’s beaten finalists will hope to […]

Donaghy and McKeever set to stay with Armagh

By Niall Gartland KIERAN Donaghy and Ciaran McKeever are set to remain as part of the Armagh backroom team for 2023, Gaelic Life understands. Team manager Kieran McGeeney was handed a one-year contract extension last week and it’s understood that McKeever and former Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy have needed little encouragement to remain part of […]

Armagh goalkeeper nominated for award

ARMAGH goalkeeper Anna Carr has been nominated for the 2022 ZuCar Golden Glove award. Carr, Carlow goalkeeper Nicole Hanley, TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate winner Eimear Barry from Laois, Mayo’s Aisling Tarpey and Meath’s TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship winner and current All Star, Monica McGuirk, are the five goalkeepers in with a chance of claiming the award. […]

McGeeney to stay on as Armagh manager for 2023

KIERAN McGeeney will manage the Armagh senior intercounty footballers until at least the end of the 2023 after he was handed a one-year extension to his contract this evening. It will be McGeeney’s ninth year in charge of the team (he was appointed in late 2014) and the news will come as no major surprise […]

Championship ready – the state of play across the province

WITH the inter-county scene behind us, Niall Gartland takes a glance at the club scene across all nine counties… Antrim Football: The football championships are up and running in the Saffron County with holders Creggan and Lamh Dhearg playing out an enthralling draw a week ago. They were the first county in Ulster to commence […]