Forker: Condensed season has its plus points

By Shaun Casey ARMAGH know what to expect when they head to Brewster Park this weekend to open their Ulster Championship account for 2024, and they won’t be taking anything for granted says captain Aidan Forker. The Maghery man lined out at wing-back when the sides clashed at the same stage and at the same […]

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 […]


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 […]