Derry appoint PJ O’Mullan as their new camogie manager

DERRY have appointed PJ O’Mullan as their new senior camogie manager. The Loughgiel man takes over from Martin Coulter who was appointed at the start of the 2022 season. O’Mullan, a former Antrim senior hurling manager, was at the helm when Loughgiel won their second All-Ireland hurling title in 2012. He was also manager of […]

‘Niamh Reel arrives with salmon for lunch’

ARMAGH ‘keeper Anna Carr spills the beans on some of her teammates… Age:  26. Teams played for:  Armagh ladies, Queen’s University and Carrickcruppen GFC. Earliest GAA memory?  I would probably say playing school football for St Paul’s, Bessbrook, who I played for from first year to seventh year. We had some great games over the […]

The end of the line for Castleblayney’s All-Ireland hopes All-Ireland Junior Club Championship semi-final Naomh Abán 0-12 Castleblaney Faughs 0-7 By Anthony Newman IT was the end of the line for Castleblayney as  Allanagh Hoare scored 0-3 from play and Cork side Naomh Abán got through to the All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Final in Sunday’s semi-final at Páirc Íosagáin, Ballyvourney. Advertisement Grace Murphy […]

Derrygonnelly go down after extra-time in All-Ireland bid All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship semi-final Mullinahone 2-6 Derrygonnelly 1-7 AET By Mark McGoldrick LORRAINE  O’Shea scored a late goal in the second half of extra-time to book Mullinahone a place in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship Final after victory over Derrygonnelly in John Locke Park, Callan, Kilkenny. Advertisement The sides were nip for […]

Donaghmoyne book All-Ireland final spot All-Ireland Senior Club Championship final Donaghmoyne 1-11 Kilmacud Crokes 0-7 By Daire Walsh RECENTLY wed Cathriona McConnell amassed an impressive tally of 0-7 as five-time winners Donaghmoyne booked their spot in the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship decider with a convincing semi-final victory at home to Kilmacud Crokes. Advertisement Arriving at her home ground […]

Ulster players named in Soaring Star selection

THERE was an Ulster flavour to the 2022 PwC Camogie Soaring Stars selection with Antrim’s Dervla Cosgrove  named as Junior Player of the Year. All-Ireland Intermediate champions Galway are represented by seven players: defenders Ciara Hickey, Clara Donohue, Katie Manning and Lisa Casserly on the back line.  Jennifer Hughes took her position in midfield, with […]

Another lengthy trek for  ‘Blayney

By Niall Gartland THE Castleblayney ladies are on their travels – again. Last weekend they traipsed to the Netherlands – not your usual venue for a game of football – to take on Belgian side Craobh Rua in the All-Ireland Junior Championship quarter-finals. It was a gruelling weekend right from the word go, when they […]

Donaghmoyne goalkeeper Martin hopes to make amends for last year

By Niall Gartland DONAGHMOYNE goalkeeper Linda Martin has won 20 county titles, 14 Ulsters and five All-Irelands, but she has redemption on the mind after the disappointment of last year. The perennial contenders from Monaghan are gearing up for an All-Ireland semi-final against Kilmacud Crokes this weekend, and Martin is mindful of last year’s defeat […]