Castleblayney to face ‘the Spanish Gooch’ on their European adventure

By Daragh Small SHE She was once nicknamed ‘the Spanish Gooch’ by Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh. She stands 165cm tall, speaks multiple languages, hails from Andalucía and Sunday’s All-Ireland Junior Club quarter-final will mean that bit more for Anay Rios. The diminutive Spaniard has seen it all and done it all across Europe, but playing […]

JACK MADDEN: ‘Blayney battle Belgium for Dutch gold

ULSTER Junior Ladies’ champions Castleblayney Faughs, led by joint-manager Paddy McNally, take on Belgium GAA this Sunday in the All-Ireland quarter-final in the Netherlands. Paddy McNally is a man whose life essentially revolves around the big ball. Coaching, managing, playing, developing – it’s all in a day’s work. And yet for all this planning, there […]