Omagh’s McCullagh targets Hogan glory after destruction of holders

By Barry O’Donnell ON the back of their brilliant demolition job on the holders last weekend, Omagh CBS attacker Ruairi McCuallgh believes there is no reason why they can’t now succeed Naas as the All-Ireland Schools champions. The Tyrone boys went to town against their shell-shocked Kildare opponents on Saturday at Clones emerging as resounding […]

Omagh CBS braced for defending Hogan champions

By Niall Gartland OMAGH CBS have attained their primary objective with the capture of a first MacRory Cup title in 16 years, but their joint-manager Diarmaid McNulty says they’ve parked the celebrations ahead of their looming Hogan Cup semi-final clash with Naas CBS. The Brothers will take on reigning Hogan Cup champions Naas CBS of […]

Cahal Carvill: Nice guys can finish first

THE MacRory Cup final took place at the weekend to limited fanfare, I am still a strong advocate for this particular competition retaining its St Patrick’s Day status within the GAA calendar. There is no reason to my mind why this had to be changed. At the final whistle on Sunday there was the usual outpouring […]

McElhatton one of Cookstown’s shining lights

By Niall Gartland MICHAEL McElhatton has been one of the shining lights in Holy Trinity’s run to Sunday’s MacRory Cup final, but he knows they’ll get nothing easy in their third match of the campaign against a Tyrone school. Holy Trinity came up against a formidable St Patrick’s, Dungannon team twice, shading an enthralling semi-final […]

‘Good Vibe’ at the CBS ahead of decider says captain McElholm

By Barry O’Donnell OMAGH CBS captain Eoin McElholm is hopeful that the ‘good spirit and vibe’ which has existed within the MacRory squad for the whole year can help them overcome one final hurdle this weekend. The Brothers had to dig themselves out of a hole in both their MacRory Cup quarter-final and semi-final ties, […]

McKeever hails Holy Trinity heart and determination

By Niall Gartland HE’S an Antrim man by birth, but he’s taught at Holy Trinity for nearly 15 years and is indelibly associated with their rise through the ranks of Ulster Schools Football. John McKeever will be on the sidelines for the second MacRory Cup final running, and this time around he hopes there will […]

Team ethos key says Omagh CBS boss McNulty

By Niall Gartland CLUBS spanning the length and breadth of the catchment area are represented on the Omagh CBS panel, something that they’ve turned into a real asset according to their joint-manager Diarmaid McNulty. McNulty won a Hogan Cup during his own schooldays at ‘the Brothers’ back in 2007, kicking three points in the final […]

Academy peaking at the right time

By Kieran Lynch ST PATRICK’S Academy, Dungannon have taken the long route to the MacRory Cup semi-final, but having been a campaign of highs and lows, they might just be peaking at the right time. Their manager Ciaran Gourley discussed their form, and he feels that they started well, before a dip in form which […]

Omagh put unbeaten record on the line

By Barry O’Donnell OMAGH CBS manager Diarmaid McNulty felt his side showed they have it in their arsenal to grind out a victory if need be in the previous round of the MacRory Cup. The Brothers face Patrician High School, Carrickmacross in the last four this Saturday afternoon in Duffy Park, Monaghan (in 2pm) 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 […]