Antrim sunk by Dwyer injury time point in Portlaoise

ALLIANZ NHL DIVISION 1B Laois 1-20 Antrim 1-19 By Michael McMullan A GOAL from Neil McManus wasn’t enough to stop a wasteful Antrim falling to a fourth successive league defeat of the season on Sunday afternoon in Portlaoise. The Saffrons face Tipperary in their final game, with a relegation play-off to follow based on Laois […]

Antrim face crunch trip to Portlaoise

By Michael McMullan AFTER a league campaign that has showed more than enough promise, Antrim hurlers need to play better and for longer in Sunday’s crunch clash with Laois, insists captain Conor McCann. The Saffrons have ran all three opponents – Kilkenny (three points), Dublin (four) and an in-form Waterford (two) – close in their […]

Derry edge Antrim as Cavan and Down fall short

It was an Ulster derby clash in the first round of fixtures in Division Four as Antrim hosted Derry in Corrigan Park.  Both sides harbour ambitions of promotion and the intensity of the game despite tough conditions proved these credentials. Derry led 0-6 to 0-1 at the break and this lead was extended early in […]

Laois ordered to replay Armagh game

THE GAA have ordered a replay between Laois and Armagh after the O’Moore county used seven substitutes in Saturday’s Qualifier win.