STEVEN POACHER: The separation game


LAST Friday evening in our school, St Joseph’s Newry, hosted the second of our January coach education evenings, with Clare Senior Football Coach Mark Doran delivering a brilliant session on using games to break down a crowded defence. There was 150 coaches at it and the previous week there was over 200 coaches there to witness […]


Ballybay captain braced for their new challenge


By Shaun Casey BALLYBAY are looking forward to the new and exciting prospect of featuring in the Ulster Club Championship, something they haven’t done since 2012. Captain Eoin McKearney was just a cub at that stage, but the 25-year-old says the whole team is looking forward to this weekend’s experience. “I’ve never played in it; […]


Ballybay revel in Mick Duffy glory


By Kieran Lynch BALLYBAY Pearse Brothers turned in a top-class performance to dethrone Scotstown in the Monaghan Senior Football Championship final on Sunday. Jerome Johnston and Mark Doran’s side won 1-11 to 1-8 to claim their first county crown since 2012, with goal-scoring Man of the Match Dessie Ward one of a number of outstanding […]