Healy keen to keep the ball rolling

By Michael McMullan THE glass is always half full with Antrim captain Peter Healy and the Naomh Éanna man looks towards the Saffrons’ 2024 with optimism. Antrim began their McKenna Cup with a visit to Monaghan last night and the competition will give them a chance to finalise their preparations ahead of the league later […]

McEntee hopes that Saffrons in better place to push on in 2024

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM manager Andy McEntee hopes his side can learn from last year and be physically in a better place to hit the ground running in 2024. The Saffrons open their McKenna Cup with a trip to Castleblayney on Wednesday to take on Monaghan before hosting Fermanagh. McEntee, now in his second season […]

McBride has his eyes on the prize

Antrim are on a roll in this year’s Tailteann Cup, and Patrick McBride says they’re determined to go all the way in the competition. By Shaun Casey PATRICK McBride has been one of Antrim’s most loyal servants for over a decade but has little to show for his dedication. The St John’s man has been […]

A new challenger awaits the Saffrons in league showdown

National Football League Division Four final Antrim v Leitrim Sunday, Parnell Park, 2pm By Michael McMullan Advertisement ALL-IRELAND junior champions Antrim go in search of more silverware this weekend with a fresh face in the opposition corner after Leitrim saw off the Saffrons’ Ulster rivals Fermanagh to book a spot in Sunday’s league decider. In […]

McEntee wants Saffrons back on the horse for trip to Newry

By Michael McMullan IN different circumstances, Antrim could easily have been making the journey to Páirc Esler this weekend (Saturday 6pm) in search of back-to-back wins. The Saffrons tailed Offaly by eight points before a late fightback got them back into a position to win the game only for missed chances and a second Offaly […]

Saffrons can aim high: McCrudden

By Niall Gartland ANTRIM assistant manager Terry McCrudden makes no bones about their aspirations for their upcoming Division Three campaign. While the Saffrons languished in Division Four for years before finally achieving promotion under the management team spearheaded by Enda McGinley, McCrudden says that they should be aiming for more than just mere consolidation in […]

No discussion on Devlin’s future as Cargin manager

By Michael McMullan NO dialogue has taken place on Ronan Devlin returning as manager of Cargin next year. The Antrim champions bowed out of the Ulster scene in a tight encounter against Glen with Danny Tallon’s late penalty sealing the deal in Sunday’s semi-final. Devlin was part of Damian Cassidy’s successful management teams before taking […]