Armagh announce line up for Louth clash


Kieran McGeeney has named a strong starting line up to take on Louth in Saturday’s Division Two league opener. Although some big players, like the O’Neill brothers Oisin and Rian along with Andrew Murnin have been omitted, there’s still plenty of notable names right throughout the team. Ross McQuillan and Aidan Nugent of Cullyhanna won’t […]


Feature: Aidan Forker – a born leader


WE take a closer examination of the role played by Armagh veteran Aidan Forker in their resurgence of recent seasons By Shaun Casey THERE are a number of tales that portray Aidan Forker’s ferocious fighting spirit and will to win but perhaps none do the Maghery man justice quite like last year’s club championship quarter […]


SHANE RICE: Armagh’s intensity and determination paid off


LAST Sunday, Armagh displayed their mettle as they triumphed over Galway, securing a coveted spot in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. The atmosphere in Carrick-on-Shannon was electric, with fans contributing to the vibrant ambiance that accompanied this crucial clash. Right from the opening whistle, Armagh showcased their hunger and determination, exuding an unmistakable bite. In the first half, […]


McGeeney heaps praise on Armagh’s older crew


By Shaun Casey KIERAN McGeeney paid tribute to Armagh’s older guard for getting the Orchard County to the last eight of the All-Ireland series with a one-point win over Galway. In a pulsating, nip and tuck encounter with the Tribesmen, it was McGeeney’s side who edged ahead at the end of the game and held […]


Ulster players named on Team of the Week


ULSTER players have been selected on the championship 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 archive […]


Dream debuts


Ryan O’Toole It was fairy-tale stuff from O’Toole. He ignored all his natural instincts that screamed to fist the ball over the bar. Instead, the Scotstown clubman fired the ball low and hard, between the legs of Tyrone ’keeper Niall Morgan, to secure a famous win for Vinny Corey’s men and see them through to […]

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Armagh aiming to play the right way says Forker


By Shaun Casey ARMAGH were routine winners over Antrim in the preliminary round of the Ulster Championship, sending them through to a mouth-watering quarter-final encounter with Cavan in two weeks’ time. From start to finish, Kieran McGeeney’s side dominated the tussle, bursting out of the traps to strike the first five scores of the game […]


Forker focusing on improvements


By Shaun Casey AIDAN Forker insists that his Maghery side are focusing on improving their performances, rather than worrying about the threat of relegation. Gavin Wylie’s men gave themselves a huge chance of staying in the top tier last weekend when they defeated Crossmaglen, but they now must travel to the Rangers on Friday evening […]


Forker looking forward to Fermanagh challenge


AIDAN Forker relishes the thinking side of football. He said he is looking forward to this Saturday’s Division Three final meeting with Fermanagh because of the opportunity to unlock a defence. The centre half forward’s role this year has been to try to break down defences and the Orchard county have been successful doing so, […]