The temperature rises on Derry’s promotion bid

By Michael McMullan IT’S a case of unbeaten meets unbeaten on Saturday (5pm) as the Royals make the trip to Owenbeg. Rory Gallagher’s side will have the Meath challenge fresh in the memory from last season when a Niall Loughlin goal in an unanswered 1-4 blitz in the last 10 minutes dug victory from the […]

JOE BROLLY: The power of good

CORK suffer from acute solorunitis. The symptoms are highly contagious, but easily spotted. Sufferer takes possession from hand-pass. Puts head down. Solos hard until runs into something or someone. Looks up, but not before then. Hand-passes to fellow sufferer, who puts head down, solos hard until runs into something or someone. Looks up, but not […]

JOE BROLLY: Collective insanity

SEAN MacCumhaills tweeted the following message on their social media on Christmas Eve. “We invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Reserve Team Manager. To express your interest in this position please send an e mail with your name and contact details to: before 6pm on Wednesday 11th of January 2023.” […]

Former Farney star hails the blossoming ladies football scene

By Michael McMullan FORMER Monaghan ladies’ star Brenda McAnespie says the level of preparation has gone to a “completely different level” but is enthused by the progress of the game. In a feature interview for Gaelic Life, to mark 25 years of Monaghan’s back to back All-Ireland senior titles, McAnespie spoke about how their rivals […]

Maxi Curran hits at the “end of an era” in Donegal

By Daire Walsh DONEGAL Ladies’ manager Maxi Curran said it was “probably the end of an era” after his side bowed out at the hands of All-Ireland champions Meath in Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final Niamh McLaughlin’s penalty had Donegal 1-3 to 0-3 head at the break, but a Meath stormed back into the game after the […]

Antrim set to name Andy McEntee as their new manager

By Michael McMullan FORMER Meath manager Andy McEntee is set to be named as the new Antrim senior boss, taking over from Enda McGinley who stepped down after the Saffrons’ exit from the Tailteann Cup. McEntee, a former Meath minor boss, won an All-Ireland Club title with Dublin’s Ballyboden St Enda’s and stepped down from […]

Sludden inspired by fan reaction to victory over Meath

TYRONE’S Niall Sludden says the fan reaction didn’t go unnoticed after their dramatic qualifier win over Meath last Saturday. Sludden and his teammates mingled freely with their loyal supporters after an unforgettable encounter at Navan , and he hopes he can give them something more to cheer about in next Saturday’s round two clash against […]