Antrim must begin the search for new hurling boss

By Michael McMullan ANTRIM must begin the search for a new senior hurling manager after news of Darren Gleeson’s decision to step down. The Tipperary All-Ireland winning goalkeeper has stepped down after five seasons in the post. Gleeson steered the Saffrons to two Joe McDonagh titles during a tenure that saw the county’s standards raised […]

A weekend of Ladies Football action

Compiled by Jackie Cahill THE semi-final pairings for the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship will be confirmed over the coming weekend. Three of the four quarter-finals are down decision on Saturday, followed by the clash between Armagh and Mayo on Sunday (5.45pm). On Saturday, Cork and Waterford get proceedings underway (1.15pm), followed by Meath’s visit to […]

Derry and Antrim aiming to bounce back after losses

By Shaun Casey BOTH Derry and Antrim will be keen to bounce back from chastening defeats last weekend when they take the field on Saturday afternoon as their Senior Camogie Championship campaigns continue. The Oakleafers have won two of their four outings but lost out to Kilkenny last weekend, with the Cats earning a 4-17 […]

This weekend’s All-Ireland Ladies action

Compiled by Jackie Cahill THE semi-final pairings for the TG4 All-Ireland Junior and Intermediate Championships will be confirmed over the coming weekend. All four Intermediate quarter-finals are down for decision next Sunday, while the final group fixtures in the Junior Championship will determine the make-up of the semi-final pairings. In Group A, Fermanagh and Carlow […]

Walsh: Resilient Antrim keen to go one step further

By Shaun Casey THIS time last season, Eunan Walsh watched on from the stands as Antrim lost to Meath in the Tailteann Cup semi-final by two points having opted out of the panel for a year. But fast-forward 12 months and the Aghagallon man is looking forward to lining out in Croke Park on Sunday. The Saffrons […]

Camogie championship action continues

Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Camogie Championship SATURDAY GLEN DIMPLEX ALL-IRELAND SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 1 Antrim v Waterford, Loughgiel Shamrocks, 12.30pm Waterford are in fourth and outside the qualification places at present, which is not what last year’s runners-up would have been hoping for in their first season under Jerry Wallace’s stewardship. They still have their fate […]

Familiar terrain for the footballers of Fermanagh and Antrim

By Katrina Brennan IT’S familiar territory for Fermanagh and Antrim this Saturday evening when they go head-to-head in Brewster Park in the Tailteann Cup quarter-final. While Fermanagh had no game last weekend after topping their group and booking a home quarter-final, Antrim had to contend with London in Corrigan Park in the preliminary quarter-final and it […]

Tailteann Cup quarter final draw

ULSTER duo Fermanagh and Antrim have been drawn to meet in the Tailteann Cup quarter finals. There will be an Ulster theme in Newry when former Down coach and player Mark Doran will face his native county as part of Oisín McConville’s management team in Wicklow. Another Armagh All-Ireland winner Justin McNulty will take his […]