Derry championship dates finalised

By Michael McMullan DERRY CCC have finalised the dates, venues and time for their club championship programme which swings into action. The championships will again be played in a group format, leading into the knock-out stages. Glen will begin their defence of the John McLaughlin Cup in a group that includes Claudy, Banagher and Swatragh. […]

GAA receive fault report from Hawk-Eye

By Michael McMullan THE GAA have confirmed that a full report into the issues relating to problems with the score detection technology in use in Croke Park last weekend has been received from Hawk-Eye. It made the headlines after Derry had a Conor Glass effort ruled out, with “Nil” appearing after the Croke Park big […]

Derry champions Glen in fine form

By Shaun Casey GLEN have been in fine form so far this season as the league campaign nears its conclusion, winning ten of their 12 outings to sit at the top of the table. Following last year’s heroics, there’s clearly no hangover after winning their first ever championship insists selector Johnny Bradley. “We’re ultimately pleased […]

Derry v Galway – who will win the tactical battle?

Compiled by Michael McMullan THE STORY SO FAR Derry SINCE their hammering in the League to Galway, Derry upped the ante and everything they’ve touched has turned to gold. Advertisement Missing out on promotion was a bitter pill to swallow, but they spent their five post-League weeks wisely. Training was ramped up and their margin […]

Rampant Galway start ends Derry’s unbeaten run

NFL Division 2 Galway 4-11 Derry 0-12 By Michael McMullan DERRY’S 12-game unbeaten league record came to a crashing end at home to Galway at blustery Owenbeg on Sunday. Advertisement Goals from Man of the Match Matthew Tierney, Damien Comer and Dessie Conneely had the Tribesmen half way to victory as they led 3-8 to […]

UU prepare for big-gun clash with NUIG

By Niall McCoy TRADITIONALLY Ulster University’s Sigerson squad is stacked with big names and this year is no different as they prepare for next Wednesday’s game with NUI Galway. Paul Rouse and Barry Dillon’s teamsheet has plenty of star quality including Derry’s Conor Glass, Tyrone’s Darragh Canavan and Michael McKernan and Cavan’s Thomas Galligan. The […]

Glen set to retain the services of Malachy O’Rourke

By Micbael McMullan MALACHY O’Rourke is set to remain in charge of Glen for a second season, Gaelic Life understands. O’Rourke and Ryan Porter led a management team that delivered the club’s first ever Derry senior title in 2021. After wins over Scotstown and St Eunan’s in Ulster, Glen were pipped after extra time by […]

O’Rourke says Glen have to deal with an ‘intercounty standard’ Kilcoo attack

By Niall McCoy FOR all the intrigue, backstories and possibilities surrounding Sunday’s highly-anticipated Ulster Club semi-final at the Athletic Grounds, there is one major thing bothering Glen manager Malachy O’Rourke – how to stop an “intercounty standard” Kilcoo attack. The Fermanagh native has always kept a curious glance on bits and bobs around the rest […]