GAA hurling team of the week

THERE were Ulster hurlers named on the latest GAA team of the week.   Receive quality journalism wherever you are, on any device. Keep up to date from the comfort of your own home with a digital subscription. Any time | Any place | Anywhere Subscribe to current edition today and get access to our […]

Shot at glory for Tyrone hurlers

By Alan Rodgers ONE final now big task lies between the Tyrone hurlers and what would be a brilliant National League title success. Victory over Derry in this Saturday’s Division 2B decider would represent a massive success for the Red Hands. They have battled back from the verge of relegation to clinch promotion and the […]

Bogue wants to fight on two fronts

By Jonathan Hogan FERMANAGH hurling captain Ryan Bogue is looking at this weekend’s Division 3B final against Warwickshire not only as a chance to claim some silverware, but also as a key building block in their championship preparations. That groundwork has gone well to date with four wins from four in the league and, as Bogue sums up, […]

Down hoping to get off the Laois

By Michael McMullan DOWN are fully aware of the reward for beating Laois on Saturday, insists Eoghan Sands. Before a ball was pucked this season and in light of the new format for the National League in 2025, the Down camp targeted a league final. The winners from Saturday will not only play Carlow in […]

Heady heights for the Cavan hurlers

By Niall Gartland THE Cavan hurlers continue to make progress at a rapid pace and now stand on the brink of a place in the Division 3A final. It wasn’t that long ago that they didn’t even field a team at inter-county level – they went six years without one before rejoining the Lory Meagher […]

McCann looking to “raise the bar” after promotion

By Dáire Bonner DONEGAL manager Mickey McCann is looking forward to the challenge they will face in Division Two next year after achieving promotion as he hopes to raise the bar of Donegal hurling once again. Their 2-26 to 1-16 win over London means Donegal will be in the third tier next year after coming […]

Down blow after Sands red card upheld

By Michael McMullan DOWN must prepare for Saturday’s winner takes all showdown with Laois without Eoghan Sands after Thursday’s unsuccessful appeal against a contentious red card in their last outing. The Portaferry player was sent off in their 3-19 to 1-16 win over Meath in Ballycran. It was a victory that saw Ronan Sheehan’s side […]

Curtain comes down on Antrim league campaign against Tipp

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM’S chastening National League campaign comes to a conclusion this weekend with the visit of Tipperary. The Saffrons have yet to register a point in the campaign and Darren Gleeson’s faces his native county in the back of a disappointing defeat in Westmeath. They were seconds away from defeating Dublin and would’ve […]

Morgan hoping to maintain momentum

By Alan Rodgers A BIG reward of a top three finish is providing the ideal incentive for the Tyrone hurlers as their National League Division 2B campaign reaches a critical stage with what promises to be a fairly difficult away trip against London in Ruislip this weekend. Last year, the first-round victory over the Exiles […]