The bench mark in the race for Sam

By Michael McMullan MUCH has been made of the impact teams have off the bench. Here are the tallies of the 16 teams in the Sam Maguire race. The scoring returns are based on players who started on the bench across all their games in the league and championship season. Advertisement The facts were taken […]

Cullyhanna complete Ulster All-Ireland double

Cullyhanna 1-8 Cill na Martra 0-7 Cullyhanna were crowned All-Ireland Intermediate Club champions with a fine display against Cork’s Cill na Martra. A first half goal from Aidan Nugent proved the crucial score as St Pat’s saw out a four-point win. John Evans side were left to rue a number of gilt-edged chances as his […]

Clean sheets key to Cullyhanna success says Nugent

By Shaun Casey CULLYHANNA have yet to concede a goal since winning the Armagh Intermediate Championship back in October. In their four games since then, the St Patrick’s men have kept four consecutive clean sheets. Goalkeeper James Carragher pulled off a stunning save in the Ulster final to deny Ballyhaise a goal, while the fingertips […]

Barry McConville: Playing the long game

Barry McConville is in his 23rd year of senior football with Cullyhanna as they aim to book an Ulster final place. He chatted to Michael McMullan about his career… YOU don’t need to be chatting to Barry McConville long before you realise why he’s in the throes of a 23rd season of senior football. There […]

Nugent aiming to end Ulster drought

By Shaun Casey WHEN the final whistle sounded in Clones and droves of Armagh supporters flew onto the field to greet their heroes, who had just ended a 15-year Orchard wait to reach the Ulster final, three Cullyhanna men were lined out in the orange and white. Jason Duffy had started the game and ended […]

Nugent finding his feet after injury

By Shaun Casey THE last time Armagh faced Antrim in the Ulster Championship, Aidan Nugent missed out through injury. That was back in 2021 and Nugent, now Armagh’s joint-captain along with Rian O’Neill, was sidelined for the entire year having suffered the dreaded ACL tear. Two years on and the lively Cullyhanna sharpshooter is making […]

Armagh GAA announce new stadium sponsorship deal

ARMAGH GAA have announced a new stadium sponsorship deal with Box-It – a local cardboard box manufacturing company. It means that, from today (Tuesday 31st January 2023), the home of Armagh GAA will be named, Box-It Athletic Grounds. A significant commercial investment committed for the next three years. This weekend the Box-It Athletic Grounds will […]