Corey: Division One is “unforgiving”


By Shaun Casey BOTH Monaghan and Kerry are searching for their first points of the 2023 National League following opening-day defeats. Monaghan lost out to old rivals Armagh while a last-minute Paddy McBrearty score denied Kerry a share of the spoils up in Donegal. It’s a daunting trip for Vinny Corey’s men, taking on the […]


PATRICK MORRISON: Time for ‘keepers to manipulate


By Patrick Morrison MY sixth goalkeeping principle is ‘Close the Gap’ and it involves the goalkeeper rushing the attacker through on goal with the aim of getting as close to them as they possibly can. This hurries the attacker’s decision making and, in turn, increases the advantage to the goalkeeper. To increase the goalkeeper’s advantage […]


Opinion: The fly goalkeeper is here to stay


By Michael McMullan HE MAY have had an off-day on Sunday in Inniskeen, but Rory Beggan still remains one of the most influential players in the country. I still think that if the fly goalkeeper is an addition to a team, it is something that should be embraced. But everyone has to be on the […]


Gaoth Dobhair go the ‘extra’ mile to win maiden title


Ulster Senior Club Football Final 2018 Gaoth Dobhair 0-13 Scotstown 0-12 (AET) From Odhrán Crumley in Healy Park Gaoth Dobhair have claimed their first ever Ulster Club title after a titanic tussle with Scotstown. Advertisement Conditions inside Healy Park were testing as the game ran into extra time before substitute Shane Ferry kicked the winning […]


Last gasp Beggan free seals comeback win for Scotstown


Ulster Club Football Championship Semi-Final Scotstown 1-14 Coleraine 2-10 From Odhrán Crumley at Healy Park Advertisement It took a last gasp free from Rory Beggan to rescue victory from the jaws of defeat as Scotstown scored the last five points to beat Coleraine. Conor McCarthy and Ciaran Mullan hit early goals for their sides as […]


Scotstown hold off late Burren rally to progress


Ulster Club Senior Football Championship Quarter Final  Scotstown 0-13  Burren 0-10 Goalkeeper, Rory Beggan kicked a score from play as Scotstown overcame Burren in an enthralling game at Pairc Esler. Advertisement The Monaghan champions led by three at the break on a scoreline of 0-6 to 0-3 dominating the opening half despite kicking thirteen wides. […]