Áine Corcoran working hard to strike a balance


By Michael McMullan ÁINE Corcoran is loving life. The 21 year-old takes a call after a day working in Craigavon Hospital, with her final year as a physiotherapy student just around the corner. Growing up, she was surrounded by sport and was inspired in her career choice from her visits to Barry McEntee to keep […]


Galligan set for spell on the sidelines


By Niall Gartland CAVAN footballer Thomas Galligan is set to miss the remainder of the senior championship after suffering a broken collarbone while playing for his club, Lacken, on Sunday past. Lacken claimed a one-point victory over Lavey in their championship opener but that win was overshadowed by the unfortunate injury sustained by Galligan, who […]


“I like to see Fermanagh do well”


THIS week we hear from Cavan’s Emma Longair… Name: Erin Longair. Age: 21. Teams played for: Advertisement Drumlane and the Cavan senior ladies. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? Clones, St Tiernach’s Park always brings a crowd. Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? Brewster Park – you […]


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 […]


Graham remains in charge of Cavan senior footballers


MICKEY GRAHAM is set to remain in charge of the Cavan footballers for at least another two years, putting an end to speculation about whether he would stay at the helm. Graham said he would weigh up his options in the wake of last month’s Tailteann Cup final defeat to Westmeath, but the County Board […]


Ulster referees appointed for Croke Park Ladies finals


CAVAN’S Maggie Farrelly has been named as referee for the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football final between Meath and Kerry on Sunday week. It follows on from Tyrone’s Sean Hurson appointment of Sunday’s men’s final between Galway and Kerry. It’s a second final for the Laragh United referee, after being in the middle for the famous […]


Cavan fall at final hurdle in Tailteann Cup


Tailteann Cup final Westmeath 2-14 Cavan 1-13  By Michael McMullan A GOAL from substitute Kieran Martin shot Westmeath to the first ever Tailteann Cup title on Saturday in Croke Park. Advertisement Cavan were 1-13 to 1-11 ahead when Thomas Galligan was sent off and it was the Leinster men who pegged themselves back on level […]


Free-scoring Smith enjoying advanced role for Cavan


By Niall Gartland GERARD Smith is revelling in a more attacking role for Cavan and that’s one of the many reasons why the team as a whole is having an excellent season. The Lavey clubman chipped in with four points from play in their high-scoring semi-final win over Sligo, but that doesn’t tell the full […]