Arva hoping to land their first ever provincial title

By Niall Gartland ARVA have barely sustained a scratch en route to Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship final against Blackhill. They cruised through the Cavan Championship and it’s been a similar story in Ulster, claiming comfortable victories over Ballymaguigan and Lisnaskea in recent weeks. For what it’s worth, they played Division One football in Cavan this […]

Experienced heads driving high standards at Blackhill

By Niall Gartland BLACKHILL are counting down the days to their third Ulster Junior Championship final appearance in less than a decade, but don’t be mistaken into thinking that they’re somehow undeserving of another final berth. The Monaghan side reached the final in 2016, losing out to the Rock from Tyrone, before making amends three […]

Fintona out to write their own script

By Niall Gartland FOR Fintona Pearses, 2023 is the gift that keeps on giving. A first Tyrone Junior Championship title in nearly half a century was an era-defining moment for the club, and now they’ve another crack at history as they finalise their preparations for Saturday’s Ulster Junior Championship semi-final against a hardened Blackhill side […]

Blackhill seeking improvement

By Shaun Casey BLACKHILL made a brilliant start to the Ulster Championship with an eye-catching first round win but they face a sterner test this weekend against Tyrone side Fintona. Padraig Finnegan’s men rattled off five goals in their 5-11 to 1-7 win over Antrim champions Rasharkin, but Finnegan insists there’s room for improvement ahead of […]