McShane happy with depth of panel


Derry Senior Hurling Championship final Sleacht Néill v Kevin Lynch’s Sunday, Owenbeg, 3pm By Michael McMullan Advertisement SLEACHT Néill manager Michael McShane insists the champions have a stronger panel than ever as they bid for a tenth successive Derry hurling title on Sunday. McShane is giving injured vice-captain Brendan Rogers until the 11th hour to […]


Hurling action continuing in Derry


DERRY JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL LAVEY V NA MAGHA Sunday, Owenbeg, 1pm LAVEY were sunk by a late Eoghan Rua burst in the play-offs to leave them in a rematch with Na Magha from the group stages when a late Segdae Melaugh goal saved Lavey. Na Magha fell short against Banagher in their play-off. If […]


KEVIN HINPHEY: To stay or to go


By Kevin Hinphey MY club, Kevin Lynch’s in Dungiven, is preparing for an exodus of a number of our top young players over the winter months. Four players have flights booked to travel to Australia for at least a year, with a few more planning to do the same in the coming weeks. We could […]


McShane not ruling Brendan Rogers out of Derry hurling showdown


By Michael McMullan SLEACHT NÉILL hurling manager Michael McShane is “not ruling out” vice-captain Brendan Rogers’ involvement in Sunday week’s Derry SHC final with Kevin Lynch’s. Rogers hasn’t played in any of the club’s football or hurling games since fracturing a bone in his wrist on football league duty against Lavey six weeks ago. The […]


Lynch’s hoping to sustain their performance for longer


By Michael McMullan KEVIN Lynch’s have more improving to do as the stakes rise in the Derry Senior Championship insists joint-manager Ronan McCloskey. Speaking after Sunday’s comfortable win over Ballinascreen the former club an county star was happy to have secured top spot and take on Swatragh in Saturday’s semi-final (Emmet Park 4.45pm). The reigning […]


Lynch’s hoping to sustain their performance for longer


By Michael McMullan KEVIN Lynch’s have more improving to do as the stakes rise in the Derry Senior Championship insists joint-manager Ronan McCloskey. Speaking after Sunday’s comfortable win over Ballinascreen the former club an county star was happy to have secured top spot and take on Swatragh in Saturday’s semi-final (Emmet Park 4.45pm). The reigning […]


Emmet’s begin title defence


By Michael McMullan DERRY and Ulster senior hurling champions Sleacht Néill begin the defence of their titles when the club championship swings into action on Friday night. Michael McShane’s side, bidding to keep their hands on the Fr Collins Cup for a tenth season in succession, travel to Na Magha (7.30pm). They will have to […]