THIS weekend sees the first proper weekend of real knockout football in the Sam Maguire race and we’re also down to the last four of the Tailteann Cup. Counties are starting to realise that in just over a month’s time or less, it will all be over for another year. This weekend we will lose […]
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, […]
AFTER another weekend of action check out the latest Gaelic Life Team of the Week…. 1 SHAUN PATTON Donegal Some brilliant restarts, good under the high ball and pinged over a monster free late on. 2 AIDAN FORKER Armagh Advertisement Stood up against Galway, and kicked a couple of wonder scores too. 3 BRENDAN MCCOLE […]
Armagh 0-16 Galway 1-12 Armagh secured a spot in the last eight of the race for Sam Maguire with a cracking win over Galway in Carrick-on-Shannon. Kieran McGeeney’s side edged an incredible encounter, with one-point the difference between the teams in the end. The game was level over ten times, but it was Armagh who […]
By Shaun Casey A LOT of GAA commentary usually looks backwards instead of forwards and when it comes to Galway and Armagh, it’s impossible to preview this weekend’s tie without reflecting on last summer’s epic encounter. Goals, last minute equalisers, fights, red cards, heroic comebacks, penalties. You name it, last year’s quarter-final had it. Croke […]
Armagh have made two changes to the starting team as they prepare to face Galway in the final round of the All-Ireland group stages. Rian O’Neill misses out through suspension following his dismissal against Tyrone, while Jarly Og Burns has been dropped to the bench. Paddy Burns and Ciaran Higgins come into the team in […]
A GOAL from Andrew Murnin helped Armagh’s chances of reaching the Division One final in a 1-12 to 0-10 win in a monsoon at the Athletic Grounds on Saturday night. Their win takes them level with Mayo in second place behind Kerry who defeated Mayo in Tralee with a late free from David Clifford. Murnin […]
By Niall McCoy IT’S September 20, 2009 and RTÉ’s live feed on All-Ireland final day returns to The Sunday Game studio after the Armagh minors have won the Tom Markham Cup with a 0-10 to 0-7 win over Mayo at Croke Park. There is one name on the pundits’ lips – Andrew Murnin. Colm O’Rourke: […]
Andrew Murnin tells us which team mate stubbed his toe and didn’t play for a month.
Plenty of Former Armagh players were impressed with their county’s performance.