By Michael McMullan STAYING in Division One was always Steelstown’s target this year insists manager Paddy Campbell. Now, with their status secured, the Brian Ógs are eyeing a similar feat when the senior championship rolls into action this summer. While falling narrow to Newbridge ini the league at the weekend, defeats for Ballinascreen and Lavey […]
By Michael McMullan AS the dust settled on Derry’s concession of four goals in Sunday’s league defeat to Dublin, manager Rory Gallagher was adamant his side would be giving the Ulster Championship their full focus. “I think it was a brilliant league, we’re delighted to get to Division One,” Gallagher said in summary of their […]
By Michael McMullan ULSTER University and ATU Donegal have set up a top of the table last in their section of the Higher Education Football League Division One. The sides will meet next Wednesday night in Convoy to see who tops the group and gets a home draw in the quarter-finals. Second half goals from […]
By Michael McMullan A GOAL from Derry’s Ben McCarron helped Ulster University off to a winning start in Thursday night’s opening game at home to St Mary’s in the Higher Education League Division One. The Steelstown man capitlaised on a defensive slip before firing home in a 1-8 to 0-4 victory for Barry Dillon’s side. […]
The Danske Bank Ulster Schools All-Stars for the 2018-19 season have been named with fifteen different schools represented for the first time ever. Each player took part in two trail games after being nominated initially, by their schools to attend the games. For the first time ever fifteen different schools are represented across the team […]
Three Derry players have won man of the match awards this year.
All-Ireland Minor Football Championship final – Derry v Kerry – Sunday, Croke Park, 1.15pm IN 2007, Ben McCarron decided that he wanted to win an All-Ireland final. He made the decision while standing in the Nally Stand of Croke Park, watching the Oak Leaf county play Galway in the All-Ireland final. At the final whistle, […]