Cavan out to right the wrongs of Antrim defeat

By Michael McMullan CAVAN may have secured promotion ahead of Sunday’s visit of Fermanagh but Mickey Graham insists his side must right the wrongs of their defeat to Antrim on Saturday. The Breffni County were 10 points adrift before goals from Paddy Lynch and Conor Madden brought them back into contention. It was too late […]

GList: Mark of consistency

You’ve often heard the statement about the league table never telling a lie. Michael McMullan looks back at the most consistent counties in the last 10 years of league action. Kerry Div 1 – 10 years IT’S hardly surprising to see the Kingdom top of the tree and having been playing top flight league football […]

Period of uncertainty after Carr steps down

By Shaun Casey SUNDAY was set to be the day that Donegal’s relegation to Division Two was officially confirmed but it takes added significance after the shock resignation of Paddy Carr on Wednesday afternoon. At the time of going to press, it was unclear who would be in charge of the side for their round […]

Gallagher grants Derry players week off

By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher has given his players the week off ahead of Sunday’s trip to Páirc Uí Chaoimh Last weekend’s win over Clare clinched the promotion spot the Oakleafers missed out on last year and with Cork losing to Louth, it leaves Sunday’s game a dead rubber. “We had planned to take […]

McVeety rested as a precaution

By Michael McMullan CAVAN star Dara McVeety wasn’t risked in Saturday’s defeat to Antrim and manager Mickey Graham insists the Crosserlough man is “fine” with championship the main focus. After starting all nine games this season since a return from Australia, McVeety wasn’t listed in the matchday squad. The only two minutes of action he […]

Bradley and O’Rourke step in

DONEGAL GAA confirmed Aidan O’Rourke and Paddy Bradley will take charge of Donegal for Sunday’s final league game, the trip to Roscommon. It comes after Paddy Carr’s decision to step down as manager on Wednesday afternoon, with further discussions on Wednesday night to find the next step forward. “CLG Dhún na nGall thank Paddy Carr […]

Heron delighted to be going up

By Michael McMullan A COLLECTIVE “ambition” and “togetherness” is paying dividends in Derry according to attacker Benny Heron. Having made his debut in 2013 when Derry were last promoted to Division One, the Ballinascreen man has experienced the dark days on the fall to the fourth tier and is glad to see the bounce back. […]

Antrim hang tough to end Cavan’s unbeaten run

Allianz NFL Division Three Antrim 1-7 Cavan 2-12 By Michael McMullan ANTRIM bounced back from their 31-point hammering against Westmeath to end Cavan’s 100 per cent record at Corrigan Park on Saturday afternoon. Advertisement Andy McEntee’s side stretched their six-point interval lead to 10 points before the visitors staged a strong comeback with goals from […]