Community spirit driving St Joseph’s

By Shaun Casey ST Joseph’s Grammar, Donaghmore will take on Abbey CBS of Tipperary this Saturday in The Downs in Westmeath with All-Ireland glory up for grabs. The Munster boys qualified for the final by seeing off Sligo’s St. Attracta’s Community School after a dramatic penalty shootout. Donaghmore, on the other hand, rattled off three goals to nudge […]

Success breeds success in Donaghmore

By Shaun Casey IT’S been a successful few years for Donaghmore youngster Ronan Molloy, who leads St Joseph’s Grammar into Saturday’s Paddy Dummond Cup All-Ireland final against Abbey CBS of Tipperary. Donaghmore have claimed back-to-back league and championship doubles over the last two seasons at club level and that experience will come in handy when the pressure […]

Holy Trinity skipper hoping to make amends

By Niall Gartland RUAIRI McHugh has packed a lot into his short career, and he’s hoping to add more silverware to the trophy cabinet in Sunday’s MacRory Cup showdown against Omagh CBS. The Holy Trinity captain has suffered some bruising defeats – he was part of the Tyrone minor team that lost to Meath by […]

Kelly: Player-led approach paying dividends

By Niall Gartland ST JOSEPH’S, Donaghmore are honing their preparations for their first ever MacLarnon Cup final appearance, and manager Niall Kelly is keen to point out that it’s very much a player-led set-up. Players like Noah Grimes and captain Ronan Molloy have adorned Donaghmore and Tyrone teams in recent years, so they already know […]

Molloy hoping St Joseph’s can call on big game experience

By Barry O’Donnell St Joseph’s Donaghmore captain Ronan Molloy hopes that the big game mentality which many of the squad have accrued playing for club and county will help carry them to success in the MacLarnon Cup final on Friday night. The Convent face Belfast side Rathmore in the decider at the Dub Arena, aiming […]

Fixtures announced for MacRory, Mageean and MacLarnon Cups

THERE will be a repeat last year’s MacRory Cup final in the group stages after St Mary’s Magherafelt and Holy Trinity were pulled out in Group C at Wedneday’s Ulster School draw. Danske Bank MacRory Cup Group A St Patrick’s Cavan St Eunan’s Letterkenny Omagh CBS St Michael’s Enniskillen Week beginning 7th Nov : 1 […]