JOHNNY McINTOSH: Cushendall’s day, Cushendall’s year

FROM early on in the year it was evident there was a good vibe around Cushendall so it’s no major surprise to see them follow up their Antrim title with the provincial crown. The Ruairi Ógs can be unpredictable in one sense, but coming from a neighbouring club like I do, you usually get a sense […]

The Ruairí Ógs are back

By Niall Gartland CUSHENDALL have the opportunity to edge their noses in front at the top of the all-time leaderboard when they take on Sleacht Néill in Saturday’s Ulster Senior Championship final at Páirc Esler in Newry. As things stand both themselves and Antrim rivals Dunloy share the honour of topping the leaderboard with 11 […]

Portaferry poised for shot at redemption

By Shaun Casey LAST year’s 19-point pummelling at the hands of Sleacht Néill still rankles with the Portaferry players and they’re hoping to right those wrong this weekend. They take on Antrim champions Cushendall in the Ulster semi-final in Armagh on Sunday and the Down men are keen to make an impact in Ulster. “I wasn’t […]

Ulster Club hurling championship fixtures

FOLLOWING the recent Ulster GAA meeting to draw the intermediate and junior competitions, the fixtures for the club hurling championships have been released. At senior level, it is the turn of the Derry champions to receive a bye into the final. Sleacht Néill are bidding for their 11th senior title in Derry when they face […]