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 […]

Antrim hoping to build on opening day win

BY KIERAN LYNCH LAST year’s All-Ireland Junior champions Antrim started 2023 off on the right foot, winning their league opener, and they will be hoping to build momentum with a win away to London this weekend. The Saffrons defeated Fermanagh 1-13 to 1-6 in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland decider, and manager Emma Kelly […]

Moneyglass must sharpen attacking edge insists Prenter

By Michael McMullan MONEYGLASS must be clinical in front of goal when they take on Down champions Bredagh this weekend insists ace forward Órlaith Prenter. The Saffron star kicked 0-16 as Moneyglass saw off St Paul’s to retain their Antrim senior title, but insists it wasn’t her best performance. It capped off another fine season […]

Previews of all the championship action in the Saffron County

ANTRIM SENIOR HURLING SEMI-FINALS LOUGHGIEL V CUSHENDALL Sunday, Ballycastle, 2pm THE ‘Dall topped their group with former player Brian Delargy at the helm and face a Loughgiel side who have bounced back from being outplayed by St John’s in the opening game. Both teams have a crack at the title in their sights. Advertisement Verdict: […]

Antrim and Fermanagh represented on Ladies Football Team of the Year

ALL-IRELAND champions Antrim  lead the way in the 2022 TG4 Team of the Junior Championship. Along with the intermediate team, they are set to receive their awards at a Croke Park function on Friday November 4. Laois were crowned TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate champions on July 31, following victory in the Final over fellow Leinster outfit, […]