Roll of honour first was driving Cullyhanna – Casey

By Shaun Casey PEARSE Casey created history for Cullyhanna last weekend. He captained the club to their first-ever Ulster title and kicked the winning point late on to secure their place in history. Cullyhanna became the first ever Armagh team to win the competition as they saw off Ballyhaise by the minimum of margins. “It […]

Shot selection can improve says McQuillan

By Shaun Casey ROSS McQuillan was one of six Cullyhanna scorers in their impressive 11-point win over Down champions Liatroim as they booked their spot in the Ulster Intermediate Championship final for the first time in their history. McQuillan chipped in with 0-2 while his club and county teammates Aidan Nugent and Jason Duffy also […]

Glenullin are no one-man band says Ballyhaise boss Keaney

By Niall Gartland ALL the sleuthing in the world won’t necessarily fully prepare Ballyhaise for what Glenullin will bring to the table in Saturday’s Ulster Intermediate Championship semi-final in O’Neill’s Healy Park. That’s according to Ballyhaise manager Damien Keaney, who says that they’ll pour over the video footage and all the rest of it, but […]

Traglach Bradley hoping to inspire next generation at Glenullin

By Michael McMullan WINNING back-to-back titles has generated plenty of interest in Glenullin who take on Ballyhaise in Saturday’s Ulster semi-final at O’Neill’s Healy Park. With Derry invoking a promotion freeze as part of their championship restructure, the ‘Glen were back in the intermediate ranks and took aim at retaining their title. “I get a […]

Middletown’s Gaffney is ready for winter ‘lottery’

By Shaun Casey THE last time Armagh claimed the Nickey Rackard Cup, back in 2012, Paul Gaffney and Declan Coulter were teammates in the orange and white. This weekend however, Gaffney could be the one given the task of limiting his former colleague’s influence on proceedings as Middletown and Setanta battle it out for a place […]

Arva boss talks up ‘Skea challenge

By Niall Gartland ARVA have been in imperious form heading into Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship semi-final against Lisnaskea, but manager Finbar O’Reilly isn’t ready to order the victory bus just yet. O’Reilly’s side played in Division One in Cavan this year so it was no big shock that they emerged triumphant in the Cavan Junior […]

Killanny keen on first Ulster adventure

By Shaun Casey SUNDAY afternoon will see Monaghan Intermediate champions Killanny explore new territory as they compete in the Ulster Club Championship for the very first time. Just getting over the line in their own county was a struggle as Killanny ended a 45-year gap for championship glory. They tasted the pain of a Junior Championship […]

Quick turnaround not ideal for Liatroim

By Shaun Casey LIATROIM opened their Ulster account with an impressive victory over Fermanagh side Teemore Shamrocks last weekend but they don’t have any time to rest on their laurels as focus swiftly shifts towards the next challenge. Paddy Murray’s men are straight back into action this weekend as they take on Killanny of Monaghan in Páirc Esler […]

McNicholl feels that Glenullin have more to give

By Michael McMullan GLENULLIN have a wrong to right this weekend when they take on Glenravel on Sunday at Celtic Park. They were on the wrong end of a hammering at the hands of a Galbally team who went all the way to the All-Ireland final last year. “It did hurt,” stated Neil McNicholl, who […]

Glenravel’s Ulster buzz continues

By Michael McMullan IT’S a different code but there’s still an Ulster buzz in Glenravel as they prepare Sunday’s date with Glenullin at Celtic Park. There have been hurling, ladies’ football and camogie ventures in recent seasons and the men carry the torch this week. After losing to Dunloy in last season’s championship finale, Joe […]