Table-toppers face Offaly

By Niall Gartland CAVAN are the only team in Division Three with a perfect record to their name ahead of their fourth round clash against mid-table Offaly on Sunday. Mickey Graham’s side have been in imperious form, and barring a significant down-turn in fortunes, should see themselves playing in Division Two next year. Anglo Celt […]

Derry take unbeaten run to Newbridge

By Michael McMullan THE last time Derry and Kildare crossed paths in the league; it took a controversial late Emmett McGuckin goal to earn Damian Barton’s side a 1-18 to 1-17 win. From that Division Two clash six years ago in Celtic Park, only attackers Benny Heron and Niall Loughlin are on board with the […]

Red Hands approaching make or break time

By Alan Rodgers MAKE or break time is fast approaching in Division 2B of the National Hurling League as Tyrone prepare for another hugely important clash against Sligo away this weekend. One win from two has boosted the confidence of the Red Hands. They, of course, recorded a massive victory over London at the start […]

Donegal must regroup on home soil against Galway

By Michael McMullan IT’S amazing the difference a week can make and Donegal have found that out on the verge of Galway’s visit to Letterkenny on Sunday (12.30pm). It’s the first of four games as Paddy Carr’s side aim to prise themselves away from the drop zone. The loss of skipper Paddy McBrearty to a […]

Armagh and Mayo finish all square

NFL Division One Armagh 0-17 Mayo 0-17      A LAST minute free from Rian O’Neill capped Armagh’s thrilling comeback to earn a share of the spoils in the Box-It Athletic Grounds. The home side rattled off the final five points of the game to earn an unlikely draw against Mayo Advertisement It was a hectic, intense […]

Toner goal vital in Derry win

NFL Division Two Derry 2-11 Louth 1-11  By Michael McMullan NIALL Toner’s 58th minute goal shot Derry on their way to a second victory of the league after a tough battle with Louth on Sunday afternoon in Ardee. Advertisement The Oakleafers were 1-4 to 0-2 ahead after the opening quarter with Shane McGuigan netting a […]

Cavan bid to make it two from two

By Niall Gartland A BUMPER Cavan contingent travelled for their opening day league encounter away to Westmeath last weekend – so you’d imagine there’ll be an even stronger support base at Kingspan Breffni for this Sunday’s clash against Tipperary. The Breffni County supporters outnumbered the Westmeath fans by a rough estimate of two to one […]

The weekend’s team news

DONEGAL manager Paddy Carr has make one chance to his team for Sunday’s clash with Tyrone in Omagh. Jamie Grant was named last week but didn’t start, replaced by Martin O’Reilly. Five players – Brendan McCole, Caolan Ward, Stephen McMenamin, Daire Ó Baoill and  Jamie Brennan – have been selected for all four games under […]