Setanta focus turns to All-Ireland series

By Dáire Bonnar AFTER a superb win in the Ulster Intermediate Hurling final two weeks ago, attention for Setanta turns towards Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final. The memory of that win against Eire Óg Carrickmore is something that will live long in the memory for the Cross/Killygordon community, but they have had to park that away for […]

Crawford in a race against time ahead of Dunloy’s Croke Park return

By Michael McMullan DUNLOY manager Gregory O’Kane says defender Aaron Crawford is in a “race against the clock” with their All-Ireland final date with Ballyhale Shamrocks around the corner next week. Crawford, who scored a vital point in their Ulster final win over Sleacht Néill, was forced off after picking up a collar bone injury in […]

KEVIN HINPHEY: D-Day for Dunloy

SUNDAY, January 22 is D-Day for the Dunloy hurlers. An All-Ireland final match up against Kilkenny giants Ballyhale Shamrocks in Croke Park awaits the Antrim men. It is the stuff of dreams for all hurlers to play in an All-Ireland Club final but something that only a very small number will ever get to experience. […]

Preview: Dunloy head south on Croker mission

By Niall Gartland WHY stop now? Dunloy joint-captain Ryan Elliott admitted that Sleacht Néill had “lived in the heads” of the Antrim champions’ heads for five years following their provincial triumph against the Emmet’s, and now they’ve banished that particular ghost, the question is whether they can achieve something very special indeed at national level. […]

Dunloy’s generation game

When Dunloy made their 1990 breakthrough in Antrim, Nigel Elliott was a key cog in their team and will have two sons in action in Croke Park on Sunday. He tells Michael McMullan about the club’s journey. WHEN Dunloy run out on Croke Park on Sunday afternoon, it’s the second golden generation of hurlers to […]