Sleacht Néill laying new foundations


By Michael McMullan IT’S all about building for the future insisted Sleacht Néill u-19 captain Jack Cassidy after his side’s championship success on Monday night. Their measured performance saw the Emmet’s overcome Desertmartin to complete a football and hurling double this season. Played on their home pitch for a the new Jack Cassidy Cup, it […]


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly


DERRY’S defeat to Galway brought the curtain down on Ulster’s interest in the inter-county season.  Shaun Casey takes a look into all nine counties… Antrim The Good Antrim would have been pleased with their League progress after earning promotion to Division Three last season, as they finished mid-table. With two games remaining this year, Antrim […]


Tributes made to Collie McGurk – the “bravest” Lavey man of all time


By Michael McMullan LAVEY Chairman Paddy Chivers has paid tribute to All-Ireland winner Colm McGurk who passed away on Tuesday. “Pound for pound he was probably the bravest Lavey man of all time,” was the comment from Chivers, leading the tribute on the club’s social media pages. “Erin’s Own Lavey are deeply saddened to learn […]


Derry camogs book semi-final spot


All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship quarter-final Derry 1-23 Dublin 1-10 DERRY have progressed to the last four of Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship after Saturday’s win over Dublin in Portaloise. They are joined by Meath after their 2-17 to 1-7 victory over Kerry at the same venue. Advertisement The second-string teams of Cork and Galway […]


Derry duo weren’t risked against Clare: Gallagher


By Michael McMullan RORY Gallagher insists he will be picking from close to a full squad ahead of Derry’s first All-Ireland semi-final since their 2004 defeat to Kerry. Padraig Cassidy and Oisin McWilliams weren’t risked against Clare and remain in full training ahead of Derry’s Croke Park showdown with Galway. Cassidy, who started all but […]


Derry GAA appoint Head of Operations


By Michael McMullan THE GAA have appointed Stephen Barker as a Derry GAA’s first ever Head of Operations, Gaelic Life can confirm. Derry clubs were informed of the decision last night and his new role will commence next month, after an external recruitment process. Barker, who is the current Chairman of Derry GAA previously served […]