McGuigan hits nine as Derry ease to opening day win

NFL Division Two Derry 0-16 Limerick 0-4 By Michael McMullan DERRY got their league campaign off to a winning start at home to Limerick on Saturday afternoon. Advertisement On a day that Conor Glass captained the Oakleafers for the first time, they led 0-7 to 0-2 at half time. It was comfort and dominance with […]

Golden opportunity for Glen

All-Ireland Club SFC Final Glen v Kilmacud Crokes Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm By Niall Gartland IN a way, match previews are an exercise in futility. I mean, what sooth-sayer would have predicted that Kilcoo goalkeeper Niall Kane would have scored a goal from a ’45’ in last year’s All-Ireland final. Advertisement Or that the game […]

Conor Glass – destined for stardom

Conor Glass first came to prominence as a prodigiously talented schools footballer at St Patrick’s Maghera. Niall Gartland takes a look back… YOU could almost write a book on Conor Glass’s formative years. Three MacRory Cup titles and one Hogan Cup. Two other appearances in Hogan Cup showdowns, including a hugely controversial red card for […]

Rory Gallagher confirms new captain for the season ahead

By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher has confirmed a new captain for the season ahead, his fourth year at the helm of the Oakleafers. Glen’s Conor Glass is the new skipper with Shane McGuigan as vice-captain, Gallagher confirmed to Gaelic Life after Tuesday’s Dr McKenna Cup clash at Owenbeg. He takes over from Sleacht […]

The alphabet of 2022

AS we look towards a new season of GAA action, Michael McMullan casts his mind back over some of the moments 2022 had to offer.     A – ARMAGH – The Orchard County may not have landed any silverware, but they – with the help of a sea of fans – lit up the […]

Glen can go all the way says Brendan Rogers

By Shaun Casey DERRY dual star Brendan Rogers believes that Glen could go all the way in the All-Ireland series and lift the Andy Merrigan Cup. The Watty Graham’s club dethroned the reigning All-Ireland champions Kilcoo in an enthralling Ulster final last weekend and now face Galway side Maigh Cuilinn in the All-Ireland semi-final. Rogers is […]