Brown hails growth of ladies game

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM captain Ciara Brown is enthused by the growth of ladies football in the Saffron County. Back in her own playing days at underage, it was the same seven clubs vying for titles every year with players ending up marking the same opponents year one year. “Every time you go out to […]

Antrim determined to control the controllables

By Shaun Casey IT would be easy for Antrim to close their eyes and wish that results will go their way, but manager Emma Kelly insists her side will be doing all within their power to remain in Division Three when they take on Roscommon this weekend. A win may not even be enough, they’ll […]

Ulster players named in teams of the year

DOWN and Antrim have been represented on the  TG4 Junior and Intermediate Championships’ teams of the year. All-Ireland junior champions Down have seven players on the team with three Antrim players list in the intermediate selection. These selections honour outstanding individual displays throughout the 2023 TG4 All-Ireland Championships in the Junior and Intermediate grades – […]

Squad depth steering Saffrons to success

By Shaun Casey ANY other season, the Antrim ladies wouldn’t have been able to cope or compete given the number of significant injuries they have suffered, but boss Emma Kelly insists the squad depth is the key to their recent success. The Division Four league and Ulster Intermediate champions face Clare this Sunday (Glennon Brothers Pearse […]

Antrim can make history against Red Hands

GIVEN how the group stages of the Ulster Intermediate Championship played out, expect Sunday’s final in Owenbeg between Antrim and Tyrone to go the distance. That’s been the way of it. Three games played – Monaghan were the other side involved – and an average winning margin of three points. The provincial championship has had […]

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 […]

Antrim’s promotion push still on track

By Shaun Casey A WIN over Carlow this weekend will secure Antrim’s place in the last four of the Division Four league, as they continue their push for promotion. They just missed out on a semi-final place last season so the Saffrons are determined to right those wrongs on Sunday. Even if they suffer defeat at Davitt […]