Loughgiel retain minor title


Ulster Minor Hurling Tournament final Loughgiel 3-11 Éire Óg 0-8 By Michael McMullan LOUGHGIEL won their second ever Ulster Minor Hurling title after pulling clear of Carrickmore side Éire Óg in the Saturday’s final. Advertisement After trailing 0-6 to 0-2 after 18 minutes, Loughgiel had the ball in the back of the net two minutes […]


A different kind of challenge for Glen


ALL-IRELAND CLUB SFC SEMI-FINAL Glen v Maigh Cuilin Sunday, Croke Park, 3.30pm By Michael McMullan IT was a Christmas Glen people will never forget. Turkey, joy and silver was the diet of choice after landing a first ever Ulster Senior title. There was also the double boost of an All-Ireland series to look forward to […]


KEVIN CASSIDY: The Kings of Ulster


MASSIVE congratulations to Glen who claimed their first ever Ulster Club Senior Football title after turning in a phenomenal performance at the weekend. Before I get to the winners, we must at the stage also congratulate Kilcoo on the fantastic run over the last number of years. The benchmark that they have set is incredible […]


Errigal Ciaran’s comeback kings


It has been 20 years since Errigal Ciaran were Kings of Ulster and former defender Barry O’Donnell looks back on their journey…. By Michael McMullan ERRIGAL Ciaran had weathered the early storm. After trailing by three points before raising a flag themselves, the champions were back to within a point at the break and would […]


JACK MADDEN: ‘Blayney battle Belgium for Dutch gold


ULSTER Junior Ladies’ champions Castleblayney Faughs, led by joint-manager Paddy McNally, take on Belgium GAA this Sunday in the All-Ireland quarter-final in the Netherlands. Paddy McNally is a man whose life essentially revolves around the big ball. Coaching, managing, playing, developing – it’s all in a day’s work. And yet for all this planning, there […]


“Lynne McFredrick pings 45s off the ground regularly at training”


Derrygonnelly player Brenda Bannon looks at some of her opponents… Name: Brenda Bannon. Age: 27. Teams played for: There are quite a few I’m always on the move! Home club: Aghadrumsee, St Macartan’s, county: Fermanagh ladies, current club:  Derrygonnelly Harps. Secondary school: St. Eugene’s, Roslea, Mount Lourdes Grammar School, Enniskillen, HE GAA: University of Ulster, […]