Captain Casey enjoying build up buzz

By Shaun Casey NO Armagh club has ever won an Ulster title at intermediate level and on Sunday afternoon, Cullyhanna become the sixth team to attempt it. They take on Ballyhaise of Cavan and Cullyhanna captain Pearse Casey says the build up to the decider has been something special. “It’s unbelievable and everyone keeps saying […]

Shot selection can improve says McQuillan

By Shaun Casey ROSS McQuillan was one of six Cullyhanna scorers in their impressive 11-point win over Down champions Liatroim as they booked their spot in the Ulster Intermediate Championship final for the first time in their history. McQuillan chipped in with 0-2 while his club and county teammates Aidan Nugent and Jason Duffy also […]

Glenullin are no one-man band says Ballyhaise boss Keaney

By Niall Gartland ALL the sleuthing in the world won’t necessarily fully prepare Ballyhaise for what Glenullin will bring to the table in Saturday’s Ulster Intermediate Championship semi-final in O’Neill’s Healy Park. That’s according to Ballyhaise manager Damien Keaney, who says that they’ll pour over the video footage and all the rest of it, but […]

Cavan’s Ballyhaise park the celebrations

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE celebrated their Cavan Intermediate Championship title with gusto but they’re treating their looming provincial campaign with the appropriate seriousness. They take on Donegal champions Downings on Sunday at Kingspan Breffni Park and they’ll be in mighty form having made amends for the disappointments of recent years in Cavan. Their championship final […]

Ballyhaise ladies on the brink of Ulster final berth

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE ladies have been making incremental progress and now they’re one step away from a place in the Ulster Ladies Intermediate final. They travel to Antrim champions Glenavy, on their home pitch, (Saturday, 2pm) and they already have a provincial win under their belts with a convincing quarter-final victory over Aghadrumsee from […]

Ballyhaise hoping third time’s the charm

WILL it be third time lucky for Ballyhaise in Sunday’s (Kingspan Breffni 5.30pm) Cavan Intermediate Championship final against Denn? They’ve come out on the losing side of the argument in the last two county finals, though they weren’t far away on either occasion. In 2021 they lost out to Butlersbridge by a single score and […]

Intermediate is a minefield says Ballyhaise boss

By Niall Gartland BALLYHAISE had an exemplary league campaign in the heady heights of Division One football, but their manager Damien Keaney knows the championship is an entirely different kettle of fish. Last year’s beaten Intermediate finalists are bidding to go one step further than last year (they lost the final by a point to […]