Eilís Ní Chaiside – striking a new balance in New Zealand

After winning three All-Ireland titles with her native Sleacht Néill, Eilís Ní Chaiside is mixing camogie, football and travels on the other side of the world. By Michael McMullan THREE years after arriving in New Zealand, Sleacht Néill and Derry All-Ireland winner Eilís Ní Chaiside has settled well into life at the other side of […]

Kelly the latest player on the injury list as camogie championship scene hots up

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM star Maeve Kelly will have her knee assessed later this week after sustaining an injury in Ballycastle’s defeat at the hands of champions Loughgiel on Saturday. Kelly, who won an All-Ireland Intermediate title with the Saffrons last year, missed this year’s campaign with a broken bone in her foot. She notched […]

Cosgrove shoots Antrim to All-Ireland glory

Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Final Antrim 5-5 Armagh 0-14 THE old adage of “goals wins games” was true in Croke Park today as Dervla Cosgrove shot Antrim to All-Ireland glory The Saffron ace hit three in 84 first-half seconds, and three saves from Áine Graham were among the more notable events as Antrim […]

Omagh take Tyrone camogie to task

By Niall Gartland OMAGH St Enda’s have issued a hard-hitting statement lambasting the Tyrone Camogie board for their “refusal” to refix their Bridie McMenamin Post Primary Championship final against Naomh Treasa of Dungannon. Tyrone camogie’s decision to award the title to Naomh Treasa by default has earned the ire of the St Enda’s club, whose […]

CATHERINE MCGOURTY: The advantages of playing at home

1930 – Uruguay, 1934 – Italy, 1966 – England, 1974 – West Germany, 1978 – Argentina, 1998 – France. I think anyone reading this piece that is interested in sport will recognise that the years identified are World Cup years and the winners from the competition in that year. What I also find interesting is […]

One step from Croke Park date

All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship semi-final Derry v Cork Sunday, UMPC Nowlan Park, 4pm By Kieran Lynch DERRY are just one win away from contesting this year’s All-Ireland Intermediate final in Croke Park, and midfielder Caoimhe Glass is hoping that they can play to their full potential against Cork this Sunday to reach the Promised Land. […]