Ryan not expecting Casement spending increase

By Niall McCoy GAA DIRECTOR general Tom Ryan has poured cold water on any suggestions that the association will significantly increase its financial contribution to the Casement Park project. Speaking at Croke Park at the launch of his 2023 financial report, Ryan gave a lukewarm response when asked if they’d up their £15 million contribution given […]

The knock-out stages of football action arrives in Antrim

THE Antrim football scene enters the knock-out stages this weekend with 10 games across three grades. ANTRIM SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINALS LAMH DHEARG V CARGIN Friday, Dunsilly, 7.30pm Cargin are hoping to regain their crown having won five of the last seven championships, but lost the last day out to O’Donovan Rossa so their form […]

New Antrim school competition ready for roll out

ANTRIM are set to roll out a new school GAA initiative which launches next Wednesday at St Mary’s University College Belfast. In a pilot scheme, Post Primary Schools will participate in a number of Year 8 blitzes – football and hurling – over several weeks and split into cup and shield competitions. It will be […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

DERRY’S defeat to Galway brought the curtain down on Ulster’s interest in the inter-county season.  Shaun Casey takes a look into all nine counties… Antrim The Good Antrim would have been pleased with their League progress after earning promotion to Division Three last season, as they finished mid-table. With two games remaining this year, Antrim […]

Antrim set to name Andy McEntee as their new manager

By Michael McMullan FORMER Meath manager Andy McEntee is set to be named as the new Antrim senior boss, taking over from Enda McGinley who stepped down after the Saffrons’ exit from the Tailteann Cup. McEntee, a former Meath minor boss, won an All-Ireland Club title with Dublin’s Ballyboden St Enda’s and stepped down from […]

Harbinson steps down as Antrim manager

IT has been confirmed this morning that Lenny Harbinson has decided to step aside as Antrim senior intercounty manager after three years in charge. Speaking in the immediate aftermath of his side’s Ulster Championship quarter-final defeat to Cavan on Saturday, Harbinson said he wasn’t sure about staying on, and he’s now officially made the decision […]