Hughes: Saval ready for Ulster journey

By Shaun Casey SAVAL are relishing the “massive opportunity” to compete in the Ulster Championship as they travel to Inniskeen this weekend to take on Monaghan champions Corduff. Former Down star Danny Hughes took his native club to the promised land in the Mourne County and is now aiming for more success in the provincial competition. […]

PREVIEWS: A huge weekened in the Down hurling and football championships

DOWN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER FINALS CASTLEWELLAN V LOUGHINISLAND Friday, Liatroim, 7.30pm A REPEAT of the first round of the Down championship, which Loughinisland won by three points, 1-12 to 1-9. Loughinisland also saw off Warrenpoint in the last round which will be a huge boost to their confidence. Advertisement Verdict: Loughinisland   CARRYDUFF V […]

Liatroim hoping to build on penalty shoot-out joy

By Kieran Lynch LIATROIM are hoping to win and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Down Intermediate football Championship when they take on Clann na Banna in Mayobridge on Saturday. The side, who are managed by Frank Fitzsimons, will be amongst the contenders to win the competition, having pushed the favourites Rostrevor all the way […]

Another weekend of action on the Down club scene

THERE will be a weekend of action in down both in the front door and in the qualifiers as teams enter the last chance saloon. SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND TWO LOUGHINISLAND V WARRENPOINT Friday, Kilcoo, 7.30pm Warrenpoint eased past Saul in the first round, team captain Donagh McAleenan excelling, but they’ll face a much stiffer […]