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 […]

Something special

By Shaun Casey WHAT makes Sleacht Néill so special? If you’re to believe Aoife Ní Chaiside, then there’s not that much really. But we all know different. Over the last decade, the club has emerged as one of the best in the land at football, hurling and camogie. Under the watchful eye of Mickey Moran, […]

Cavan camogs adapting to life at higher standard

By Kieran Lynch CAVAN are adapting to life in a higher division, as last year’s Premier Junior All-Ireland semi-finalists have been rubbing shoulders with some Intermediate sides in Division 2A and they are continuing to learn with each passing test. Cavan have suffered defeats away from home against Derry and Kerry, but in between those […]

“Colleen O’Hare always gives 100 per cent and wins her battles”

Meet Armagh goalkeeper Ciarrai Devlin… Name: Ciarrai Devlin. Age: 25. Teams played for: St Mary’s, Granemore, Armagh, Ulster, UUJ. Advertisement Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Colleen O’Hare – every match she gives 100 per cent and usually wins her individual battle. Who’s the best team mate to train with and […]

This weekend’s Ulster All-Ireland camogie fixtures announced

THE latter stages of the All-Ireland camogie championship take place this weekend. Here the details, with the final of Ulster’s Bridie McMenamin Shield All-Ireland senior semi-finals Ashbourne (Saturday  1pm): Loughgiel v Drum and Inch Birr (Saturday 2pm): Sarsfields  v St Vincent’s All-Ireland Intermediate semi-finals Birr (Saturday 12noon): Castlegar v James Stephens Kinnegad (Saturday 2pm): Clonduff  […]