Poacher joins Fermanagh hurlers


FORMER Roscommon and Carlow coach Steven Poacher has been added to the Fermanagh hurling management team for the 2023 season. Erne boss Joe Baldwin had intended to add a strong presence to his coaching team for the season ahead and has landed on the Newry native. Poacher had been linked to the Fermanagh football job […]


Crunch time in Down Championships


DOWN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THREE CASTLEWELLAN V GLENN Friday, Ballymartin, 7.30pm Glenn were 10-point losers to Carryduff the last day out and it’s now must win territory against Castlewellan who will be eyeing up a place in the next round and may just get over the line. Advertisement Verdict: Castlewellan   MAYOBRIDGE V DOWNPATRICK […]


Another weekend of action on the Down club scene


THERE will be a weekend of action in down both in the front door and in the qualifiers as teams enter the last chance saloon. SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND TWO LOUGHINISLAND V WARRENPOINT Friday, Kilcoo, 7.30pm Warrenpoint eased past Saul in the first round, team captain Donagh McAleenan excelling, but they’ll face a much stiffer […]


Down appoint Benny Coulter as their new minor manager


DOWN have appointed former senior star Benny Coulter as their new minor football manager. The Mayobridge All-Star was on the county’s 1999 winning minor team and came close to adding a senior medal when the county lost the 2010 decider to Cork. Coulter – who is currently the manager of Rostrevor – was ratified at […]


Mayobridge boss Poacher hoping for scoring intent against Burren


By Kieran Lynch DOWN’S Senior and Intermediate Championships get underway this weekend, and the fixture administrators have arguably saved the best for last, with Monday night’s clash between Burren and Mayobridge concluding the first-round action. Ahead of the game, Mayobridge manager Steven Poacher spoke to Gaelic Life, and he took the positives out of a […]


Ciaran McKeever is new Mayobridge manager


FORMER Armagh defender Ciaran McKeever has been installed as Mayobridge’s new manager after Fergal Reel’s departure last week. The Cullyhanna man was ratified at a committee meeting on Monday night and will meet his players this evening. The full backroom team is yet to be confirmed but is understood to include Kevin Coulter and Cathal […]