Ulster sides hoping to bounce back in camogie championships

By Shaun Casey ANTRIM will be keen to bounce back from last week’s round one defeat to Ulster rivals Derry when they host league leaders Kilkenny on Saturday afternoon. The Ulster champions lost out to the Oakleaf County, who they beat in the Ulster final, by ten points in the end. Both Róisín McCormick and […]

Rosie ready for latest provincial bash

By Niall Gartland CAVAN camogie stalwart Rosie Crowe McKeever is hopeful that they can turn their season around – starting with Sunday’s Ulster Intermediate semi-final clash against Armagh. The Breffni ladies fielded in Division Two this year, a steep step up to say the least, and they were brought back down to earth with relegation straight […]

Derry’s season begins to heat up

By Michael McMullan DERRY’S season heats up this weekend with the trip to fellow league title contenders Offaly. After winning last year’s All-Ireland Intermediate Championship, the Oakleafers overcame Carlow, Cavan and Meath as they set eyes on the league silverware they left behind last season. “We know the next two games are going to be […]

Dervla O’Kane: Sticking to her guns

Derry camogs are preparing for a new season and Dervla O’Kane is again one of their key players. She spoke with Michael McMullan… IT’S Saturday morning. It’s camogie time. Then again, for Dervla O’Kane, she has never known anything else. She chats about the game the same way she plays it. Assured. You can sense […]

Derry paired with Antrim on their return to senior camogie

INTERMEDIATE champions Derry have been paired with Ulster rivals Antrim this years Glen Dimplex All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship. The championships will commence on Saturday, May  25 and will culminate in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Premier Junior, Intermediate and Senior Championships in Croke Park on Sunday, August 11. The Senior Championship will see Cork look […]

McCormick eager to get back to Croke Park

By Niall Gartland LOUGHGIEL star Roisin McCormick is cautiously optimistic that they can go one better than last year after the disappointment of falling just short on the big day in Croke Park. The Shamrocks played their part in a stirring contest against Sarsfields in last year’s All-Ireland final, losing out by 2-14 to 1-14. […]

“Their success over the past 10 years speaks for itself”

Mairead McNicholl looks back at some of her opponents… Name: Mairead McNicholl. Age: 28. Teams played for: Swatragh, Derry, St Patrick’s College, Maghera and Queen’s University, Belfast. Advertisement Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? Any of the long bus journeys for county matches aren’t ideal. What team have you enjoyed the […]


The camogie All-Star nominations were announced this week, and Niall McCoy looks at the players leading the roll of honour since the first awards back in 2003 Gemma O’Connor (Cork) -Eleven THE greatest camog to ever play the game? Eleven All-Stars would certainly suggest so. Retired in February 2021 having won nine All-Ireland titles in […]