IN FOCUS: New Armagh ladies boss Greg McGonigle

By Niall Gartland ARMAGH couldn’t have wished for a better start to life in Division One. Three games, three wins and the Orchard ladies currently sit joint top of the league table with Meath, their upcoming opponents in round four, and Kerry. After seven years away from the topflight, Armagh finally gained their place among […]

Mackin to miss rest of the league

By Shaun Casey ARMAGH will be forced to see out the rest of their National League campaign without one of their star players as Blaithin Mackin will be sidelined for the next four months. The Shane O’Neill’s player collided with the Donegal goalkeeper in a recent challenge game, rupturing her MCL, and goes under the […]

Clerkin: “We have a long-standing rivalry with Tyrone”

Emma Clerkin looks at the teams she’s faced…. Name: Emma Clerkin. Age: 25. Teams played for: Monaghan Harps, Monaghan ladies, Coláiste Oiriall and Trinity College Dublin. Advertisement Who are your main rivals? Killeevan with club, Monaghan and Tyrone is a long standing rivalry with county. Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? […]

O’Hanlon the perfect “role model” for Orchard youngsters

By Shaun Casey ARMAGH ladies legend Caroline O’Hanlon has committed to a 23rd season in the orange and white as the Orchard County get their 2024 campaign up and running this weekend against Waterford. A three-time All-Star winner, O’Hanlon lined out for her club Carrickcruppen in last season’s club championship campaign, when they were defeated by […]

‘Maebh Moriarty loves a fun fact’

Name: Cait Towe.Age: 23. Teams played for? Clann Eireann, Armagh, NUIG and QUB. Earliest GAA memory? Advertisement Scoring an own goal in an u-10 game thinking I was going the right way. Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why? Mags McAlinden, the greatest. Who’s the best team-mate to train with and why? Clodagh […]

McCoy ready for Rebel test

By Shaun Casey IT’S been four years since Armagh and Cork last crossed paths in the All-Ireland series, and that was a day when the Orchard County laid down a serious marker and announced themselves as contenders for the biggest prize. Cork had been the dominant force in Ladies football in the not-too-distant past, winning […]

Gaelic Life Team of the Week

AFTER another weekend of championship action, here is our latest Team of the Week… 1 Rory Beggan Monaghan Pulled off two miraculous saves as Monaghan ground it out against the Lilywhites. 2  Michael McKernan Tyrone Advertisement McKernan had another championship stormer, coming up to score two points. 3 Cahir Spiers Derry His late, lobbed goal […]

Ulster series hots up

DONEGAL can put their disastrous league campaign behind them and book a spot in the Ulster Ladies SFC when they host Armagh on Sunday. Maxi Curran’s side were completely out of their depth in Division One, losing all seven games and ending up with a scoring difference of -71. Yet they still dug in well […]