Lavey appoint new senior football manager

By Michael McMullan LAVEY have appointed a new senior football manager ahead of the 2023 season, Gaelic Life can confirm. Former player Gary Cushnahan has taken over the vacancy when the management team of Jude Donnelly, Seamus Downey and Johnny McGurk stepped down after last season. Cushnahan played in the club’s county final appearance in […]

Derry to ratify new senior hurling manager

By Michael McMullan DERRY  are set to ratify former Lavey manager Johnny McGarvey as their new senior hurling manager at their January meeting ahead of the 2023 season. McGarvey confirmed to Gaelic Life that selector Conor Murray, a former Ulster winning captain, has remained from the outgoing management team. Oisin Quinn has been retained to […]

Loughgiel and Éire Óg set up Ulster minor hurling clash

Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament semi-finals Loughgiel 3-18 Lavey 1-6 THREE goals from Jack McCloskey shot reigning champions Loughgiel into Satutrday’s final with a comfortable win over Derry champions Lavey on Saturday at Ballinascreen. The Shamrock’s now face Éire Óg of Carrickmore after their extra-time win over Bredagh on the back of winning the shield competition. […]

Lavey’s underage hurling stock continues to rise

Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament semi-final Saturday, Ballinascreen, 2pm By Michael McMullan LAVEY take on Antrim champions Loughgiel in the Ulster Minor Hurling Championship, another step in the club’s revamp of their underage hurling structures. The late Collie McGurk was manager of the team before his untimely death, but his fingerprints are all over the new […]

Updated fixtures for Ulster minor hurling tournament in Ballinascreen

By Michael McMullan BALLINASCREEN have released their amended fixtures for their Ulster Club Minor Hurling Championship after the weather played havoc with last weekend’s games. The tournament returns after two years of inactivity. Reigning champions Loughgiel are back to defend the title they won in 2019 when they take on Lavey in the cup competition. […]

Bradley happy to be playing with a full deck

By Michael McMullan PAUL Bradley has a full panel to pick from for the first time in his three-year tenure as Sleacht Néill senior football manager. The Emmet’s take on Lavey in Sunday’s semi-final, a repeat of last year’s clash when extra-time was needed to qualify for the final. Defenders Karl McKaigue and Paul McNeill […]

Previews: Derry senior championship reaches knock-out rounds

DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND ONE MAGHERAFELT V KILREA Saturday, Swatragh, 2pm 2019 CHAMPIONS Magherafelt fared well in the group stages and are strong favourites to get the better of Kilrea, who received a boost with a one-point win over Bellaghy in their final group stage match. Advertisement Verdict: Magherafelt GLEN V BALLINASCREEN Saturday, Swatragh, […]

Eoghan Rua aim to challenge higher

By Michael McMullan EOGHAN Rua can compete with every team in Derry apart from Ulster champions Sleacht Néill insists Leo Passmore. The 2015 and 2019 Ulster junior champions caused a shock to overcome Lavey and secure a place in the intermediate semi-finals thanks to Passmore’s late goal in a 1-8 haul that also included their […]

All to play for in the Derry SHC

THE race for the Fr Collins Cup begins for real this weekend with the semi-finals down for decision. DERRY SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS KEVIN LYNCH’S V SWATRAGH Saturday, Sleacht Néílll, 4.45pm Advertisement KEVIN Lynch’s were the team to beat in Group B and nobody succeeded in doing it, Banagher were the closest and they only […]