Graham remains in charge of Cavan senior footballers

MICKEY GRAHAM is set to remain in charge of the Cavan footballers for at least another two years, putting an end to speculation about whether he would stay at the helm. Graham said he would weigh up his options in the wake of last month’s Tailteann Cup final defeat to Westmeath, but the County Board […]

Ranked: Kerry and the chasing pack

With the Sam Maguire and Tailteann Cup headed to Kerry and Westmeath for the winter, Niall Gartland ranks the counties from top to bottom. 1 Kerry To the victors the spoils. Kerry have been burned by some chastening experiences in recent years, but a new management team spearheaded by Jack O’Connor led the Kingdom back […]

Free-scoring Smith enjoying advanced role for Cavan

By Niall Gartland GERARD Smith is revelling in a more attacking role for Cavan and that’s one of the many reasons why the team as a whole is having an excellent season. The Lavey clubman chipped in with four points from play in their high-scoring semi-final win over Sligo, but that doesn’t tell the full […]

Ask the players – how can the Tailteann Cup be improved?

We garner the thoughts of players who featured in the first year of the Tailteann Cup, and ask where the competition can be improved Pat Hughes (Sligo) 1. First and foremost, were you broadly supportive of the idea of the Tailteann Cup? Initially when the idea of a second tier was brought in four or […]

Cormac McAdam’s Erne memories

By Niall McCoy THE Fermanagh Herald front page on 18 December 1996 showed a beaming Cormac McAdam celebrating moments after helping the Erne County to the All-Ireland B title in Carrick-on-Shannon after a replay win over Longford. The Fermanagh goalkeeper had collected the trophy from then GAA President, the late Jack Boothman, amid a huge […]

Former legend hoping Cavan can prove their worth

National Football League Division Four final Cavan v Tipperary Saturday, Croke Park, 2.30pm By Michael McMullan FORMER Cavan great Damien O’Reilly hopes the Breffni blues can prove their league defeat to Tipperary was ‘a blip’ when the sides cross swords in Saturday afternoon’s decider. O’Reilly, whose son Cormac featured in all but one game under […]