I RECENTLY travelled to Jordanstown for the annual Ulster Coaching Conference. A brilliant collage of coaches and speakers were assembled by Ulster GAA and provided the patrons with a wonderful action-packed day of learning. One of the biggest attractions – and a massive improvement – in the Ulster Conference is the huge variety of practical […]
DERRY have received s defensive boost with the return to the panel of Paddy Kelly. The experienced Kevin Lynch’s defender, who last played in the 2021 Christy Ring win over Sligo, didn’t join up with the panel initially this season. After approaching the management team to throw is lot behind Derry’s promotion charge, he has […]
By Kieran Lynch THE Derry hurlers have made a flying start to joint-managers Dominic McKinley and Cormac Donnelly’s second year in charge, having won three from three to start the league. When speaking to Gaelic Life ahead of this Sunday’s clash with Donegal in Letterkenny, McKinley put the upturn in form down to heightened levels […]
John Martin says the Antrim players aren’t motivated enough.
UNDERSTATEMENT alert: 2016 has not been a good year for Ulster hurling.
In 2011, when Antrim faced Armagh in the Ulster final, the starting side fielded by the then manager Dinny Cahill featured 11 changes.
“They maybe need to […] build their reputation for themselves as people as well as hurlers.”
McNaughton and McKinely are highly respected figures in Antrim, playing a key role in the development of their current generation of hurlers