Down and Derry set for u-20 final showdown

Ulster U-20 FC final Down v Derry Wednesday, BOX-IT Athletic Grounds, 7.30pm By Michael McMullan DOWN and Derry lock horns in Wednesday night’s u-20 decider with both sides hoping to add to a rich pedigree in the competition. Conor Laverty led the Mourne County to the title two years ago with Derry last winning the […]

Down keen to build on remarkable victory over the Red Hands

By Niall Gartland DOWN u-20 coach Declan Morgan hopes they can carry the momentum of a truly impressive victory over Tyrone into Wednesday’s Ulster Championship semi-final against Monaghan. The Down youngsters pulled off a shock upset against the reigning All-Ireland champions when they claimed a thoroughly deserved 2-9 to 1-8 victory, the four-point margin of […]

Rory Gallagher hits out at ruling that leaves five u-20 players in limbo

By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher has called on the GAA to “put back” or “find a solution to” a change of ruling that will prevent five of his squad from taking part in u-20 and senior championship games within three days later this month. The Oakleafers’ boss hit out the GAA ruling being […]