THE 2023 Ulster Poc Fada will take place on Tuesday, June 20 at Shane O’Neills GAC Glenarm.
The event, starting at 6.30pm, will include 26 competitors will participate across four categories; Senior Hurling, Senior Camogie, U16 Hurling and U16 Camogie.
Notable names will contest for the Senior Hurling title, such as former Antrim star and Loughgiel All Ireland Club winner Liam Watson, and Down and Ballycran stalwart Connor Woods.
Armagh Senior camog Leanne Donnelly and veteran Poc Fada competitor Danielle McCourt are among the entrants in Senior Camogie competition.
In the juvenile categories, 2022 winners Sean Óg McLaren of Antrim and Derry camog Tiarná Kelly will return to defend their crowns.
The four provincial winners, along with the Senior Hurling runner-up, will progress to the All-Ireland Finals on Monday, August 7 on the Annaverna Mountain in the Cooley Range, Ravensdale, Co. Louth.
Senior men: Liam Watson (Loughgiel), Geralt Ó Mianáin (Na Magha), Conor Woods (Ballycran), Kevin O’Connor (Craobh Rua), Hugh Byrne (Castleblayney), Sean Kelly (Naomh Colum Cille), Peter O’Donnell (Letterkenny Gaels).
U-16 boys: Conor Lappin (Middletown), Óran Farrelly (Carrickmacross), Zak Farrell (Cavan Gaels), Kyran McColgan (Burt), Oran McAnareney (Ballalea), Aodhan Molloy (Eoghan Ruadh), Paul McNicholl (Ballinascreen), Sean Óg McLaren (St Paul’s).
Senior Ladies: Teresa McAllister (Carnlought), Orla Mullan (Ballerin), Leanne Donnelly (Eglish), Ellanna Fitzpatrick (Clontibret), Emma Mulvanny (Castletara), Daniell McCourt (Ballyholland), Erin Callaghan (Carndonagh),
U-16 girls: Eimear Ward (Carnlough), Tiarná Kelly (Ballinascreen), Hollie Croucher (Brocagh), Abby-Rose Dewhirst (Clontibret), Kate Sarsfield (Carnrndonagh)