AFTER the shadow boxing and the largely predictable early rounds, the Derry championship scene starts for real this weekend. DERRY SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINALS LAVEY V BALLINDERRY Saturday, Owenbeg, 5pm Advertisement LAVEY emerged from a feisty clash when the sides met last year. Gareth McKinless was sent off against Coleraine, but has his red […]
By Michael McMullan SLEACHT Néill manager Paul Bradley received a boost last weekend with the return of county star Padraig Cassidy. ‘Tad’ came on for the last 23 minutes of the Emmet’s win over Claudy on Sunday and applied the pass for Cormac O’Doherty’s goal. It was O’Doherty’s first taste of football action this season […]
AFTER two weeks of hurling action, the final group games in the Derry Senior and Intermediate Football Championships take place this weekend. There will also be a round of qualifier in the Junior Championship. SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP A KILREA V BELLAGHY Sunday, Pearse Park, 2.30pm Damian Cassidy is back in charge of his native […]
THE Derry Senior Football Championship kicks into action for another season and Niall Gartland look at the top teams on the roll of honour… Bellaghy – 21 titles EVEN though they haven’t won the Derry Championship since 2005, Bellaghy sit comfortably at the top of the tree with 21 titles to their name. They’ve also […]
Barry Gillis’ position sense was evident in his early years when he played on the same team as future soccer star Aaron Hughes. Then, former Derry manager Mickey Moran spotted how Gillis could add to his defensive plans and made a phone call that would change his career. Michael McMullan writes… IT COULD’VE ended up […]
By Michael McMullan MAGHERAFELT have a new senior football management team in place for the 2022 season, Gaelic Life can confirm. Damian Barton and Brian McGuckin have been appointed as a joint ticket to succeed Adrian Cush, who stepped down after four seasons in the post. The duo were teaching colleagues in St Patrick’s Dungannon […]
There are a few changes to management teams in Derry .
Magherafelt have no eperience of senior Ulster club, but they have played at provincial level as minors.
Magherafelt may not have had the underage success that Glen have enjoyed, but they are optimistic about victory.