CATHERINE MCGOURTY: Fingers crossed for the Ulster teams


2019 WAS the last time two Ulster teams battled it out for All Ireland Club honours in Croke Park when Sleacht Néill and Clonduff both came out victorious in the Senior and Intermediate club finals. This weekend Clonduff will again compete for the All-Ireland Intermediate title, with their opponents James Stephens from Kilkenny. With three […]


McFadden: Team ethic has been the big thing for Loughgiel camogs


By Niall Gartland IT’S been a hectic but enjoyable year for Loughgiel joint-manager Mark ‘Duck’ McFadden, whose side stand on the brink of All-Ireland glory with their date with defending champions Sarsfields at Croke Park this weekend. McFadden was an integral part of the Antrim Seconds set-up that claimed All-Ireland Junior honours earlier in the […]


We’re hoping to follow in Sleacht Néill footsteps says McNaughton


By Niall Gartland LOUGHGIEL buried the ghosts of seasons past when they overcame their nemesis Sleacht Néill in the Ulster Senior Championship Camogie final, but that doesn’t mean that they’re no longer mindful of the exploits of their fiercest provincial rivals. Captain Úna McNaughton doesn’t need reminded that Sleacht Néill have won three All-Ireland Camogie […]


Loughgiel claim Ulster Camogie crown


Loughgiel 2-13 Sleacht Néill 1-11 LOUGHGIEL claimed their first Ulster title since 2015 with a five-point victory over familiar foes Sleacht Néill in the tenth successive provincial final between the sides. Two goals from Caitrin Dobbin and Roisin McCormack put the Loughgiel ladies six-points ahead inside the opening twenty minutes. But Sleacht Néill battled back […]