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 […]

Derry take unbeaten run to Newbridge

By Michael McMullan THE last time Derry and Kildare crossed paths in the league; it took a controversial late Emmett McGuckin goal to earn Damian Barton’s side a 1-18 to 1-17 win. From that Division Two clash six years ago in Celtic Park, only attackers Benny Heron and Niall Loughlin are on board with the […]

Glen can go all the way says Brendan Rogers

By Shaun Casey DERRY dual star Brendan Rogers believes that Glen could go all the way in the All-Ireland series and lift the Andy Merrigan Cup. The Watty Graham’s club dethroned the reigning All-Ireland champions Kilcoo in an enthralling Ulster final last weekend and now face Galway side Maigh Cuilinn in the All-Ireland semi-final. Rogers is […]