Murnin returns to Armagh attack for Galway clash

ANDREW Murnin has returned to the Armagh forward line for this weekend’s top of the table clash with Galway. Murnin missed out through injury the last day when Armagh hammered Derry by 11-points. He comes into the attacking unit, holding his usual position at full forward, while Ciaran Higgins also nabs a starting jersey. Higgins […]

Injuries clearing up in Orchard camp

By Shaun Casey DESPITE winning their first two games of the Division Two league campaign, Armagh are still missing a certain number of key players that haven’t featured at all so far, although manager Kieran McGeeney expects them to return sooner rather than later. Andrew Murnin and Rian O’Neill are just working their way back, […]

SHANE RICE: Armagh’s intensity and determination paid off

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, […]

Gaelic Life Team of the Week

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 […]

Another classic on the cards?

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 name team to face Galway

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 […]

Armagh keep on track for league final place

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 […]

Andrew Murnin – A leap of faith

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: […]