Athletic Grounds favourite to host Ulster Rugby friendly

By Shaun Casey THE BOX-IT Athletic Grounds in Armagh would most likely be the chosen venue should Ulster Rugby receive permission to host a pre-season fixture on GAA grounds, Gaelic Life understands. Kingspan Stadium is closed for the foreseeable future due to the development of a new 3G all-weather pitch being laid, so Ulster Rugby are seeking […]

New game, new challenge for Derry in minor decider

The Derry boss expecting Monaghan to offer a different proposition in a fourth meeting of the teams. By Michael McMullan AS Derry manager Damian McErlain journeyed towards Tullamore, he knew it was going to be a fourth showdown with Monaghan if his Derry side negotiated Dublin 24 hours later in their half of the semi-final […]

A year still worth remembering for Armagh

By Shaun Casey WHEN Armagh fans reflect on the 2022 season just gone by, they’ll have fond memories as it was a year worth remembering. There may not have been any silverware to mark a memorable campaign, and it all ended in bitterly disappointing circumstances, but Kieran McGeeney’s men displayed an ability to mix it with […]

Omagh CBS claim MacCormack Cup with ruthless dismissal of St.Pats Armagh

Danske Bank Ulster Schools MacCormack Final 2019  Omagh CBS 1-17  St.Patrick’s Armagh 0-9  From Odhrán Crumley in the Athletic Grounds Advertisement Omagh CBS have claimed the 2019 Ulster Schools MacCormack Cup with an emphatic 1-17 to 0-9 win over St.Patrick’s Armagh.  The Tyrone school emerged out of the blocks sharpest racing into an early 1-6 […]

BOI Dr McKenna Cup Final to be broadcast live

Saturday’s Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup final between Tyrone and Armagh will be broadcast live on TG4 and BBC Sport NI online.  The game between competition kingpins, Tyrone and old rivals Armagh will do battle for the first silverware of the season in the Athletic Grounds, after a coin toss was used to decide […]

Harte quashes Oakleaf challenge as Tyrone reach decider

Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup Semi-Final 2019 Tyrone 0-14 Derry 1-8 From Odhrán Crumley at the Athletic Grounds Advertisement Tyrone have overcome a valiant Derry effort to reach their seventh Bank of Ireland Dr McKenna Cup decider in a row.  The sides were level at the break despite the Red Hands playing with a […]

Confirmed Venue and Times for McKenna Cup Semi-Final’s

The time and venues for the last four of the 2019 Dr McKenna Cup have been confirmed.  Section C winners, Tyrone will take on the best runner’s-up, Derry in the last four with the game scheduled for the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. While Section A winners, Donegal will face Section B winners, Armagh with the […]

Ballycran have the substance to match the style

In this week’s Gaelic Life, Niall McCoy speaks to Ballycran’s Scott Nicholson ahead of the Down winner Ulster Final clash with Cushendall.  Nicholson pulls no punches in knowing what the rest of the Ulster community thinks of his team but hopes that perceptions will change after this year’s provincial decider. “We’ve always had great hurlers […]

Donnelly rules Kernan out of Coalisland clash

Speaking to Niall McCoy in this week’s Gaelic Life, Crossmaglen joint-manager Kieran Donnelly has ruled Tony Kernan out of Saturday’s clash while confirmed that Oisin O’Neill will play through the pain barrier. “Oisin carried an injury into the county final and maybe it’s a wee bit of  fitness thing with him now. He had no […]