“Colleen O’Hare always gives 100 per cent and wins her battles”

Meet Armagh goalkeeper Ciarrai Devlin… Name: Ciarrai Devlin. Age: 25. Teams played for: St Mary’s, Granemore, Armagh, Ulster, UUJ. Advertisement Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Colleen O’Hare – every match she gives 100 per cent and usually wins her individual battle. Who’s the best team mate to train with and […]

Granemore hoping to crown a brilliant season

By Niall Gartland THERE’S a bite in the air, but Granemore boss Connor Devlin says there’s something special about preparing for an Ulster final clash at this time of year. The Ulster Junior Championship title is up for grabs in this weekend’s clash against Brídíní Oga of Antrim, and Granemore haven’t pared things back after […]

Brídíní Óga bidding for first Ulster title

By Niall Gartland BRÍDÍNÍ Óga lost the Ulster Junior Championship final back in 2017 to Cavan side Crosserlough, and five years later, they have the chance to make amends when they face Granemore this weekend. The circumstances are slightly different this time around – in a good way. They didn’t actually win anything in Antrim […]

Granemore camogs back competing on the Ulster stage

By Shaun Casey GRANEMORE camogs are back competing in the Ulster Championship after a three-year absence, and they open their account against a Crosserlough side that saw off Glen by the minimum in round one. It’s new territory for a lot of the St Mary’s players, who have made the breakthrough to the senior team in recent […]

17th medal “as sweet as the very first” for Aaron Kernan

By Shaun Casey MOST clubs base their whole existence around trying to win one championship, but then again Crossmaglen aren’t most clubs. The Rangers collected their 46th senior championship crown on Sunday, and their first since 2019, with a 12-point win over Granemore. Aaron Kernan enjoyed one of his best championship campaigns in recent years […]

Rangers out to reclaim championship crown

By Shaun Casey CROSSMAGLEN have never lost three county finals in a row. Last year’s defeat to Clann Éireann was the first time since 1944 that the Rangers lost back-to-back deciders following their defeat to Maghery in 2020 and their hoping to right those wrongs against Granemore this Sunday. Captain Stephen Morris insists there’s a lot […]

Community spirit driving Granemore on

Our reporter Shaun Casey takes a visit to Granemore ahead of a historic first ever senior championship final appearance LIKE all small rural clubs throughout the country, there isn’t much to Granemore. A pub, a chapel, a local school and a football field. But the community is thriving at the moment. A seven-point win over […]

Granemore reach first ever Armagh Senior decider

By Shaun Casey GRANEMORE created history last weekend as their seven-point victory over Killeavy saw them qualify for their first ever Armagh Senior Championship decider. Two late goals from substitute Tony McClelland and Odhran Doyle, along with six points from captain and top marksman Jason O’Neill paved the way to victory. “It is absolutely brilliant; […]