Jarly Óg Burns – we want to do ‘Geezer’ proud


By Shaun Casey FROM an early age, Jarly Óg Burns was destined to pull on the famed orange and white jersey that his father, ten years before his Armagh debut, had worn when holding aloft the Anglo Celt Cup. Jarlath senior helped the Orchard County end a 17-year wait for a provincial crown and now […]


Donaghy set to remain with Armagh


KIERAN Donaghy will be staying in the Armagh dugout for the 2023 season Gaelic Life understands. The Connaught Telegraph reported this evening that the Kerry legend was set to be named as the new Roscommon boss, with former Kingdom teammate Paul Galvin as part of his management team. Gaelic Life has since learned that the […]


Kings for a Day


Kings for a Day is available for pre-order here.   ‘IT didn’t matter how many All-Ireland titles Down had in the past; we just had in our minds total focus that we were going to win the Ulster Championship. “Nothing was going to stop us. The guys put a lot of effort in and they […]


CAHAL CARVILL: A foregone conclusion?


HANS Christian Anderson’s literary folktale “The Emperor’s New Clothes” was first published in April 1837 and tells the story of a vain Emperor who spends lavishly on clothing at the expense of state matters. Posing as weavers, two swindlers offer to supply the Emperor with magnificent clothes that are invisible to those who are stupid or […]


Donaghy and McKeever set to stay with Armagh


By Niall Gartland KIERAN Donaghy and Ciaran McKeever are set to remain as part of the Armagh backroom team for 2023, Gaelic Life understands. Team manager Kieran McGeeney was handed a one-year contract extension last week and it’s understood that McKeever and former Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy have needed little encouragement to remain part of […]


McGeeney to stay on as Armagh manager for 2023


KIERAN McGeeney will manage the Armagh senior intercounty footballers until at least the end of the 2023 after he was handed a one-year extension to his contract this evening. It will be McGeeney’s ninth year in charge of the team (he was appointed in late 2014) and the news will come as no major surprise […]


Shields to stay with Armagh


By Shaun Casey ARMAGH’S Mark Shields has committed to another season with the Orchard County. The 33-year-old missed much of 2021 after suffering a hamstring injury, which required surgery and an intense rehab programme. He returned to play in the big wins over Dublin and Tyrone in Division One of the National League and the […]


Madden turning attention towards the championship


By Shaun Casey MADDEN’S chances of competing for a League title are gone according to boss Mickey Grimley and attention will now turn towards the Championship. Madden, along with Crossmaglen and Armagh Harps, are four points behind leaders Killeavy who have beaten the Raparees twice in the league. “We’ve sort of give up on the […]