Granemore set for Loughgiel challenge

IT’S been a busy period for the women of Granemore with the club competing on two fronts, and on Saturday their camogs will travel to face Loughgiel in the Ulster Junior A first round (1pm). They made it two in-a-row in Amragh with a typically hard-fought win over neighbours Ballymacnab. Granemore really had to battle […]

Smyth using heartache as Orchard motivation

BY KIERAN LYNCH ARMAGH’S Eimear Smyth says that the team are using the heartbreak of losing All-Ireland finals in 2021 and 2022 as motivation heading into the last four this time around. The Orchard County were bested 1-14 to 1-11 in the decider by Wexford two years ago, before a Dervla Cosgrove hat trick powered […]

Down enter last chance saloon

By Michael McMullan ULSTER champions Down enter the last chance saloon this weekend as they face a play-off to stay in the All-Ireland senior grade for 2024. Down travel to Abbottstown (Saturday) 12noon to take on Offaly with the loser dropping down to the intermediate ranks for next season. The Ulster side finished bottom a […]

Merry aiming to continue winning run

By Michael McMullan WITH two wins from two, attacking ace Rachael Merry says Armagh camogs are exactly where they want to be in the All-Ireland race. After losing the last two finals, the big picture is all about making the final step and getting their hands on the silver. That’s for another day. In the […]

McGuigan’s heart set on Croke Park return

By Kieran Lynch WITH their All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship campaign starting this weekend, Armagh captain Michelle McGuigan is hoping that her side can go one step further than they did in each of the last two years. In both 2021 and 2022 the Orchard County reached the final of the competition and took to the […]

Armagh camogs braced for semis

By Niall Gartland ARMAGH camogs were pipped at the post by Carlow in the Division 3A final, but they’ve set that disappointment aside as they look ahead to their Ulster Intermediate Championship semi-final against Cavan. The scheduled has been tweaked in the last week as they were initially supposed to take on Cavan in the […]

Armagh camogs braced for big step up against Carlow

By Niall Gartland THE Armagh camogs have displayed their strength-in-depth this season and have been rewarded with a Division 3A final berth against Carlow this Saturday. Ciara Donnelly, for so long their score-getting supremo, is sidelined at the moment with injury but the remaining forwards have stepped up to the plate and then some, racking up […]

“Colleen O’Hare always gives 100 per cent and wins her battles”

Meet Armagh goalkeeper Ciarrai Devlin… Name: Ciarrai Devlin. Age: 25. Teams played for: St Mary’s, Granemore, Armagh, Ulster, UUJ. Advertisement Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why? Colleen O’Hare – every match she gives 100 per cent and usually wins her individual battle. Who’s the best team mate to train with and […]