All-Ireland trail now in Derry’s sights says Rogers

By Michael McMullan BIDDING for the county’s All-Ireland title will definitely be long-term thoughts when Derry return to training insists Ulster final goalscorer Brendan Rogers. Winning the McKenna Cup was the first target. Tick. Next, it was righting the wrongs of their 2022 promotion failure. Tick. Then it moved on to retaining their Ulster title. Tick. “Tuesday […]

The big-game performers on Ulster final day

Niall Gartland takes a look at the footballers who have shone brightest on Ulster Championship final day in recent seasons, picking up the Man of the Match awards 2022: Brendan Rogers (Derry) ONE of the most likeable lads on the inter-county circuit and also one of the most talented, Brendan Rogers had a game to […]

Quickfire start was crucial for Derry says Rogers

By Michael McMullan A QUICK-FIRE start against Fermanagh on Saturday gave Derry the opportunity to get their key men on the front foot says Brendan Rogers. The Sleacht Néill man said a line was quickly drawn under their Dublin league final defeat ahead of the championship. Derry’s analysis came down to two elements. The Oakleafers […]

Derry must deliver against Clare: Gallagher

By Michael McMullan DERRY manager Rory Gallagher’s focus is now fully on Sunday week’s visit of Clare. The Oakleafers took a significant step towards promotion with victory over Dublin on Saturday night. Cork’s win over the Banner on Sunday means Derry will gain promotion to Division One for the first time since 2015 if they […]

2022 All-Stars Hurler of the Year

THE Hurler of the Year will be announced on the night of the Gaelic Life All-Stars on March 10 at the Hillgrove Hotel. One of the most prestigious awards at our annual ceremony, last year’s winner was Brendan Rogers of Sleacht Néill, a hugely talented player for both club and county who excelled in the Emmet’s […]