Antrim footballers aiming to add to winning start

By Shaun Casey FOLLOWING their convincing nine-point win over Leitrim in the opening round of the Tailteann Cup, Antrim will be aiming to make it two from two when they travel to Wexford Park on Saturday evening. Three second half goals saw Andy McEntee’s side power to a convincing 3-18 to 2-12 victory, on home […]

Tailteann Cup is a big opportunity says Jordan

By Niall Gartland THE Tailteann Cup has thankfully avoided been deemed a Mickey Mouse competition, and Antrim footballer Marc Jordan is among those who have been pleasantly surprised by how the competition has unfolded. Westmeath emerged as outright winners in the competition’s inaugural season last year, sparking jubilant celebrations in county town Mullingar in the […]

Player development Jackman’s primary goal

By Shaun Casey ANTRIM u-20 manager Niall Jackman says his role is to develop the young players coming through the Saffron County rather than demand immediate success, but that won’t derail their efforts in the Ulster Championship. Jackman’s side travel to Ballybofey this evening to take on Donegal, with a semi-final spot against either Fermanagh […]

Another tough assignment awaits the Saffrons

By Michael McMullan IT’S out of the frying pan and into the fire for Andy McEntee’s Antrim side this weekend as they welcome high-flying Cavan to Corrigan Park. A draw would be enough to see Mickey Graham’s side clinch promotion. Indeed, it would only take a highly unlikely overturn in the score difference bracket over […]

Antrim must break clear of nearly tag against Westmeath

By Michael McMullan ANOTHER week has moved on, yet the same synopsis of Antrim’s first season under Andy McEntee remains ahead of Sunday’s trip to Westmeath. ‘If’ is a small word, yet it’s massive. The Saffrons had all eight league points up grabs in their sights, they the two eased from Thurles remain the only […]