By Michael McMullan BENNY Heron was one of the most valued members of Derry’s back-to-back winning team, was “massively respected” within the group and has the potential to have a successful career as a coach. That’s the opinion of Ciarán Meenagh, who coached and managed Derry on their rise from Division Four to Ulster glory […]
By Michael McMullan CIARÁN Meenagh has named unchanged Derry team for Sunday’s Croke Park (4pm) semi-final date with All-Ireland champions Kerrry. Niall Toner has been retained with Benny Heron again held in reserve on a day when Chrissy McKaigue will make his 130th senior appearance for Derry. It’s a first game between the sides since […]
By Michael McMullan THE last time Fermanagh won a match in the Ulster Championship; current Derry boss Rory Gallagher was at the helm for a 1-8 to 0-10 win over Monaghan to book a spot in the 2018 decider. It took a punched goal from Eoin Donnelly in stoppage time, in the mould of Barry […]
By Michael McMullan A COLLECTIVE “ambition” and “togetherness” is paying dividends in Derry according to attacker Benny Heron. Having made his debut in 2013 when Derry were last promoted to Division One, the Ballinascreen man has experienced the dark days on the fall to the fourth tier and is glad to see the bounce back. […]
By Michael McMullan THE word building creeps up three times during a short conversation with Mark McCullagh as he looks ahead to life as Ballinascreen’s joint manager. It’s Monday afternoon at Loughmacrory Primary School where he teaches with Carrickmore native Mickey Gallagher. Together, they head up ‘Screen’s management team for the year ahead that began […]
Benny Heron says that players are motivated to work in isolation.
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